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Talk Your Way Into a Raise, Even Now

While nearly one-half of IT staffers expected to see no bump in pay in 2010, there are still ways to talk your way into a raise. IT staffers who want a raise despite...

Social Change: Women, Networks, and Technology
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Social Change: Women, Networks, and Technology

The percentage of computer science bachelor's degrees awarded to women could change as more women embrace social media and social networking. Women's participation...

Skills Experts Bemoan Poor It Teaching
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Skills Experts Bemoan Poor It Teaching

Information technology (IT) needs to be taught a different way in schools if the industry is to deepen its talent pool, experts in the United Kingdom said during...

Tech Industry Searching For Girls Gone Geek
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Tech Industry Searching For Girls Gone Geek

The flagging attraction of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professions to young women is partly attributed to the geek factor, or the perception...

To Create Jobs, Streamline Technology Transfer, Report Says
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To Create Jobs, Streamline Technology Transfer, Report Says

Job creation in the U.S. will largely depend on start-up companies and entrepreneurs who populate university research parks, laboratories and incubators across...

The Internet Can Make You Smarter, Experts Say
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The Internet Can Make You Smarter, Experts Say

A Pew Internet survey of 900 scientists, business leaders, and technology developers found that most thought that the Internet can improve humanity's overall grasp...

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For IT Jobs, an ­ntapped Vein of Talent

CIOs are faced with a dry pipeline of entry-level staff. At the same time, tens of thousands of young people live in poverty in the major cities that are home to...

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It Help Desk Most Sought After Job

According to the February SEEK Employment Index, IT help desk support was the most sought-after job across Australia in January. It also has the most candidates...

Yourencore.com Finds New ­se For Retired Scientists, Engineers
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Yourencore.com Finds New ­se For Retired Scientists, Engineers

YourEncore.com invites talented retirees with expertise in science and engineering to become part of a worldwide network that companies can call upon to help address...

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Want a Job? Get a Computer Science Degree

Here's a tip for incoming and current college students: If you want to have a high-paying job on graduation day, study computer science. That's the advice coming...

Tuition-Free, Online Education? Try ­niversity of the People
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Tuition-Free, Online Education? Try ­niversity of the People

It is a grand vision: a global college with no tuition, accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. Higher education entrepreneur Shai Reshef's ambitious...

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Start-­p Opens Offshoring Alternative in Distressed Michigan

A start-up IT services firm—headed by veteran offshoring executives—as opened up an offshoring alternative in Michigan, a state with a 17.5 percent unemployment...

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Making Computer Science More Enticing

Employment at the top 10 Silicon Valley companies declined for Hispanics, blacks, and women for the decade ending in 2005, according to a San Jose Mercury News...

The Painful Truth About Age Discrimination in Tech
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The Painful Truth About Age Discrimination in Tech

There are bold programmers but no old programmers. That fear-tinged saying echoes even more today among software developers, who fear the recession provides a handy...

Graduation Gaps For Science Majors
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Graduation Gaps For Science Majors

A recent University of California, Los Angeles survey found that more students are interested in majoring in science and technology fields, but those students are...

And the Academy Award Goes to . . . a Computer Scientist
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And the Academy Award Goes to . . . a Computer Scientist

University of Southern California (USC) computer scientist Paul E. Debevec has earned an Academy Award in science and engineering for his pioneering work on digital...

Old-Style Computers Get New Life in Developing Countries
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Old-Style Computers Get New Life in Developing Countries

Hanuman, a divine being in Hindu mythology, is well on his way to becoming a video game hero. It's all part of a project called PlayPower, co-founded by Carnegie...

Three Channels for Online Education, and Why You Should ­se Them
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Three Channels for Online Education, and Why You Should ­se Them

Debra Beck, who teaches online courses for the University of Wyoming's master of public administration program, describes effective teaching tools for online education...

Chinese, Russian Universities Claim Top Spots in Acm Programming Competition
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Chinese, Russian Universities Claim Top Spots in Acm Programming Competition

Three Chinese teams and four Russian teams dominated the top ten rankings of the 2010 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). Shanghai Jiaotong...

Brewing ­p Java Skills For the Knowledge Economy
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Brewing ­p Java Skills For the Knowledge Economy

University College Dublin's School of Computer Science and Informatics will offer a second round of Java courses to companies that do not have the time and money...
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