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Researchers Use Tiny Magnetic Swirls to Generate True Random Numbers
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Researchers Use Tiny Magnetic Swirls to Generate True Random Numbers

A group of Brown University physicists has developed a technique that can potentially generate millions of random digits per second by harnessing the behavior of...

Algorithm Has a Hunch About What You'll Buy Next
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Algorithm Has a Hunch About What You'll Buy Next

Researchers from UC Riverside and Instacart collaborators brought a methodology called tensor decomposition — used by scientists to find patterns in massive volumes...

Researchers Resurrect, Improve Technique for Detecting Transistor Defects
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Researchers Resurrect, Improve Technique for Detecting Transistor Defects

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed a frequency-modulated charge pumping technique to identify and count defects in...

The Four-Day Week Is Flawed. Workers Still Want It
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The Four-Day Week Is Flawed. Workers Still Want It

Employees generally approve of four-day workweeks, but say there are downsides to high-intensity work.

Researchers Preserve Quantum States for More Than Five Seconds
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Researchers Preserve Quantum States for More Than Five Seconds

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago have demonstrated qubit coherence of more than five seconds for qubits made from a commonly...

Haptic Interface Will Control Lunar Robot from Space Station
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Haptic Interface Will Control Lunar Robot from Space Station

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station could soon be using an immersive control station with a high level of robotic dexterity to explore lunar or planetary...

Salary vs. Science When Choosing a Career in Tech
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Salary vs. Science When Choosing a Career in Tech

While monetary compensation can't be disregarded when choosing a career path, a tech career's greater value is in the scientific advancements it generates.

Academic Publisher Embeds Unique Code in Every PDF Download
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Academic Publisher Embeds Unique Code in Every PDF Download

Elsevier says it helps prevent ransomware, but security researchers say the unique fingerprint the academic publisher adds to every download could be used to identify...

U.S. Recognizes Sandia Labs for Hiring Veterans
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U.S. Recognizes Sandia Labs for Hiring Veterans

The U.S. Department of Labor has recognized Sandia National Laboratories as one of 849 recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award for successfully recruiting...

Mathematicians Outwit Hidden Number Conspiracy
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Mathematicians Outwit Hidden Number Conspiracy

Decades ago, a mathematician posed a warmup problem for some of the most difficult questions about prime numbers. It turned out to be just as difficult to solve...

Developers Who Use Emojis More Likely to Stick With GitHub
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Developers Who Use Emojis More Likely to Stick With GitHub

Researchers used emojis to take the emotional temperature of workers and predict the likelihood of developers dropping the GitHub platform. 

Employers Are Desperate for Data Scientists as Demand Booms
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Employers Are Desperate for Data Scientists as Demand Booms

Growing demand for data science talent has recruiters struggling to find data scientists who can help employers move their digital ambitions forward.

Researchers Build AI That Builds AI
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Researchers Build AI That Builds AI

Researchers can fine-tune artificial neural networks using hypernetworks, saving some of the time and expense of training such networks.

U.S. No Longer Preeminent Science and Engineering Leader, Report Says
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U.S. No Longer Preeminent Science and Engineering Leader, Report Says

The United States is still a world leader in R&D spending and science and engineering education, but is not making sufficient headway in recruiting underrepresented...

Digital Talent Shortages Pose 'Existential Threat' to Business
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Digital Talent Shortages Pose 'Existential Threat' to Business

Fifty-nine percent of employers report that not having enough skilled employees has had a major or moderate impact on their business.

UBID Marks the Spot
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UBID Marks the Spot

PNNL researchers have developed software that uses geographical data to build an open-source grid reference system, providing a precise method to declare a location...

Biden Plans Effort to Retain International Science, Tech Students
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Biden Plans Effort to Retain International Science, Tech Students

President Biden unveiled plans to retain international STEM students by permitting them to stay in the U.S. for up to three years of training on cultural-exchange...

Tech Salaries Just Hit Record Highs. Many Developers Still Feel Underpaid
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Tech Salaries Just Hit Record Highs. Many Developers Still Feel Underpaid

Tech workers are happier than ever with their record high levels of pay, yet nearly half feel they are not fairly compensated.

Employee Surveillance Is Exploding With Remote Work
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Employee Surveillance Is Exploding With Remote Work

An array of tech tools monitor worker bees no matter where they pollinate.

Prison Education Program Focuses on Computing Skills for Women
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Prison Education Program Focuses on Computing Skills for Women

Brave Behind Bars is an introductory computer science and career-readiness program for incarcerated women founded in 2020 and based out of The Educational Justice...
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