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Coding for Two Audiences: Humans and Computers
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Coding for Two Audiences: Humans and Computers

Researchers at the University of California, Davis will use a $1.2-million project funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation to train an algorithm that can...

IT Technician Jailed for Revenge Cyber Attacks
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IT Technician Jailed for Revenge Cyber Attacks

A resentful IT technician in the U.K. was sentenced to prison for launching cyber assaults against two of his former employers after he was dismissed by both.

Raspberry Pi Course Spurs Next Generation of Python Developers
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Raspberry Pi Course Spurs Next Generation of Python Developers

Raspberry Pi has launched a new Introduction to Python project path designed to teach young coders the basics of Python programming.

Dream Gig: $1K and PS5 to Play Videogames
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Dream Gig: $1K and PS5 to Play Videogames

Ziply Fiber is holding a contest whose winner will receive $1,000 and a new PS5 gaming console for playing videogames for 20 hours over two days.

After the Great Resignation, Tech Firms Are Getting Desperate
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After the Great Resignation, Tech Firms Are Getting Desperate

Faced with a shortage of qualified workers and fierce competition for talent, tech companies are laying on benefit after benefit to get new recruits through the...

Club Gets a Leg Up From Robotic Arm
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Club Gets a Leg Up From Robotic Arm

The Robotics Club at Montclair State University is looking to attract more women and underrepresented minorities to the STEM field.

Scientists to Build AI-Powered Robot for E-Waste Recycling
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Scientists to Build AI-Powered Robot for E-Waste Recycling

The potential impact of AI robots on e-waste recycling might soon become clear thanks to a research project that seeks to develop AI-powered tools that allow a...

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.
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