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Model That Predicts How to Build Muscle Could Become a Software Product
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Model That Predicts How to Build Muscle Could Become a Software Product

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed a mathematical model that can predict the optimum exercise regime for building muscle, and could form...

International Students Remain A Primary Source Of U.S. Tech Talent
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International Students Remain A Primary Source Of U.S. Tech Talent

International students make up 72% of full-time graduate students in computer and information science at U.S. universities, though their enrollment numbers are...

Project Brings AI to Environmental Research in the Field
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Project Brings AI to Environmental Research in the Field

A 30-foot tower on the edge of the Ohio State University Airport is the focal point of a research project that will explore using AI and a variety of sensors to...

10-Year-Old Girl in Kenya Completes Virtual Coding Class at UWM
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10-Year-Old Girl in Kenya Completes Virtual Coding Class at UWM

A 10-year-old girl in Kenya took coding classes at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee last fall and spring by connecting with the school's Girls Who Code program...

Why Do Chief Data Officers Have Such Short Tenures?
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Why Do Chief Data Officers Have Such Short Tenures?

Chief Data Officers may have the most unstable job in the C-suite. Tenures are short, turnover is high, and many companies don't seem to know exactly what they...

Robots and AI Help Save Multibillion Dollar Grape Crop
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Robots and AI Help Save Multibillion Dollar Grape Crop

Researchers at Cornell University are using robotics and AI technology to identify grape plants infected with a damaging fungus that attacks wine grapes and other...

International Research Project to Investigate Covert Online Influence
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International Research Project to Investigate Covert Online Influence

An international research cohort that has received about $2.35 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Defense to investigate the use of social cyber forensics...

A Bunch of MIT Students Got $100 of Free Bitcoin in 2014 – Some Wasted It on Sushi
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A Bunch of MIT Students Got $100 of Free Bitcoin in 2014 – Some Wasted It on Sushi

In 2014, MIT computer science student Jeremy Rubin offered all undergraduate students on campus $100 worth of bitcoin. Some got rich. Some spent it at a sushi restaurant...

Samsung Has Its Own AI-Designed Chip. Soon, Others Will Too
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Samsung Has Its Own AI-Designed Chip. Soon, Others Will Too

Samsung and other chipmakers are using artificial intelligence to automate the complex and subtle process of designing cutting-edge computer chips.

Why Working From Home Doesn't Work for Many Employees
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Why Working From Home Doesn't Work for Many Employees

Research shows that fully autonomous working from home across all industries is neither desirable nor sustainable.

Twitter's Bug Bounty Competition Aims to Find Biased Algorithms
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Twitter's Bug Bounty Competition Aims to Find Biased Algorithms

Twitter has enrolled external researchers in a algorithm bias bounty competition to find hidden biases in its own algorithms.

Google Employees Working From Home Could See Pay Cut
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Google Employees Working From Home Could See Pay Cut

Google employees based in the same office before the pandemic could see different changes in pay if they switch to working from home permanently, according to a...

AI Helps Vehicles Detect Potholes in Real-Time
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AI Helps Vehicles Detect Potholes in Real-Time

A research team at led by Seungki Ryu of the Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology has developed an AI-based system that automatically detects...

Tech Has An Image Problem With Young People
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Tech Has An Image Problem With Young People

Young people are increasingly shunning tech jobs and IT-related subjects at school. The responsibility of getting young people interested in tech ultimately falls...

OpenAI's Codex Turns Written Language Into Computer Code
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OpenAI's Codex Turns Written Language Into Computer Code

OpenAI is releasing an improved version of its Codex AI model that can read written instructions in conversational language and transform it into working computer...

Duke Professors Awarded $10M NSF Grant to Increase Diversity in Computing
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Duke Professors Awarded $10M NSF Grant to Increase Diversity in Computing

The U.S. National Science Foundation has awarded Duke University professors Alicia Nicki Washington and Shaundra Daily a nearly $10 million grant over the next...

Coursera Will Lower Fees for University Partners That Add Degree Programs
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Coursera Will Lower Fees for University Partners That Add Degree Programs

Coursera will decrease the share of revenue it takes for credit-bearing degrees and credentials from university partners as they increase the amount of tuition...

DOE to Spend $15.1M for Computational, Data Infrastructure for Science Research
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DOE to Spend $15.1M for Computational, Data Infrastructure for Science Research

The U.S. Department of Energy announced $15.1 million for three collaborative research projects at five universities to integrate AI into flexible data and computer...

Young People Get Their Tech Career Info From TV, Not School
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Young People Get Their Tech Career Info From TV, Not School

An Accenture survey found that movies, TV, and social media are more likely than schools or teachers to be the main source of information about careers in technology...

U.S. Universities Fall Further Behind China In Production Of STEM Ph.D.s
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U.S. Universities Fall Further Behind China In Production Of STEM Ph.D.s

Chinese universities have consistently produced more STEM doctorates than U.S. universities since the early 2000s, and the gap will likely grow wider in the next...
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