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Walter Isaacson on the Women of Eniac
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Walter Isaacson on the Women of Eniac

Ever since the days of Charles Babbage, who conceived of a giant mechanical calculator called the Analytical Engine in the 1830s, the engineering of computer hardware...

Is Tony Fadell the Next Steve Jobs or ... the Next Larry Page?
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Is Tony Fadell the Next Steve Jobs or ... the Next Larry Page?

In the late 1990s a young entrepreneur named Tony Fadell tried to persuade Stewart Alsop, a journalist who had recently become a venture capitalist, to invest in...

The One Good Thing About Cyberattacks
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The One Good Thing About Cyberattacks

The normally humdrum world of IT security is heating up, and not just because of comedian Stephen Colbert's controversial closing keynote at last week's RSA Conference...

What Does Your Top Tech Talent Really Want?
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What Does Your Top Tech Talent Really Want?

For any company hoping to hang on to its stars these days, the odds are daunting.

A Peek at Google's M&a Ambitions
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A Peek at Google's M&a Ambitions

Don Harrison became Google's head of mergers and acquisitions about a year ago.

5 Tips For Aspiring Silicon Valley Engineers
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5 Tips For Aspiring Silicon Valley Engineers

Great software engineers are hard to find, let alone hire and keep.

Japan: A Haven For Humanoid Robots
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Japan: A Haven For Humanoid Robots

Noriko Arai is not the first woman to spotlight the hazard that boys and their toys can present, and she won't be the last.

Why I Am ­napologetic About Paywalls or Promotion
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Why I Am ­napologetic About Paywalls or Promotion

Late last week I posted a short essay on LinkedIn, where I am an Influencer, called "The best case study you'll ever read."

10 Questions For Ibm's Katharine Frase
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10 Questions For Ibm's Katharine Frase

Dr. Katharine Frase was appointed chief technology officer of IBM in March 2013. She sets IBM's technical strategy and defines areas of growth in addition to cultivating...

Can Silicon Valley Boot Camps Get You a $120K Job?
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Can Silicon Valley Boot Camps Get You a $120K Job?

Hiring a good software engineer in Silicon Valley these days can seem almost as daunting as creating the next big thing. Just ask the companies.

Top 5 Jobs in Silicon Valley
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Top 5 Jobs in Silicon Valley

If there's anything observers can say with certainty, it's that Silicon Valley remains an anomalous industry.

The Big Data Employment Boom
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The Big Data Employment Boom

Big data has been favorably cast as "the new oil" and held up as the economic counterweight to America's sinking manufacturing sector.

Zeroing In on ­nbreakable Computer Security
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Zeroing In on ­nbreakable Computer Security

The news out of Moscow of late has been dominated by Edward Snowden, the American leaker of secret state documents who is currently seeking temporary asylum in...

Big Data Could Generate Millions of New Jobs
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Big Data Could Generate Millions of New Jobs

With data analytics now one of the fastest growing fields in IT, it stands to reason that data scientists are in demand. That's great for people with the requisite...

Inside the Drone Economy
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Inside the Drone Economy

Last month the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, the unmanned systems industry's largest trade organization, released its first economic study...

Nate Silver: What Big Data Can't Predict
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Nate Silver: What Big Data Can't Predict

Statistician Nate Silver isn't famous because he's a mathematical genius. (Although, he is.)

The Great Surveillance Boom
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The Great Surveillance Boom

Video surveillance is big business. Expect it to get bigger. After law enforcement used closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to help identify last week's Boston...

Big Tech Is Struggling With Old Age
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Big Tech Is Struggling With Old Age

At its heart, the tech industry is about the new.

Qnx: The Little-Known Company That Controls Your Car
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Qnx: The Little-Known Company That Controls Your Car

Under the bright lights of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last January, a stunning black Bentley sat with the top down on the showroom floor.

Amid the Patent Wars, a Powerful Pact of Non-Aggression
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Amid the Patent Wars, a Powerful Pact of Non-Aggression

The Open Invention Network, a community set up by an IBM-led consortium in 2005 to foster a safe patent environment for developers and users of the free, open-source...
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