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Falsification Prevalent in Higher Education Hiring Processes, Study Says
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Falsification Prevalent in Higher Education Hiring Processes, Study Says

A recent study examined the misrepresentation of research accomplishments by academics applying for faculty jobs.

Why U.S. Tech Inventors Are So Highly Clustered
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Why U.S. Tech Inventors Are So Highly Clustered

New research finds that high-tech inventors are significantly more productive when they work in large clusters—but there are drawbacks.

Five Years of Tech Diversity Reports – and Little Progress
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Five Years of Tech Diversity Reports – and Little Progress

When Silicon Valley companies began disclosing the demographics of their workforces in 2014, advocates hoped for change. It hasn't worked out that way.

AI Researchers See Danger of Haves, Have-Nots
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AI Researchers See Danger of Haves, Have-Nots

The growing cost of artificial intelligence research means that fewer people can easily access computing power to advance the technology, which scientists warn...

VR Reduces Leg Muscle Pain During High Intensity Cycling
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VR Reduces Leg Muscle Pain During High Intensity Cycling

High intensity cycling is less painful when combined with virtual reality, according to a new study by University of Georgia researchers.

Best Tech Jobs for Women Aren't Necessarily With Tech Companies
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Best Tech Jobs for Women Aren't Necessarily With Tech Companies

The annual "Top Companies for Women Technologists" report from AnitaB.org  found that women held 29.8% of entry level tech jobs in 2019, approaching the 30% representation...

Using Engineer-Developed Models to Disrupt Human Trafficking
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Using Engineer-Developed Models to Disrupt Human Trafficking

Mathematical models designed by systems engineers could help researchers gain critical insight into human trafficking operations and ways to reduce its frequency...

Want Free Coding Lessons? Twitch Makes It Happen in Real Time
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Want Free Coding Lessons? Twitch Makes It Happen in Real Time

More programmers are taking to Twitch, a platform known for videogame livestreams, to share their work — or learn to be better programmers.

MIT's Josh Tenenbaum Receives 2019 MacArthur Fellowship
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MIT's Josh Tenenbaum Receives 2019 MacArthur Fellowship

Josh Tenenbaum, a professor in MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences who uses computer modeling to study human cognition, has been named a recipient...

College Examines Intersection of Jewish Religious Law and Technology
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College Examines Intersection of Jewish Religious Law and Technology

The Jerusalem College of Technology has launched the Torah and Technology Research Center which will tackle ethical and halachic (Jewish religious law) issues presented...

Supercomputers Model the Universe's Building Blocks
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Supercomputers Model the Universe's Building Blocks

Physicist Gaute Hagen uses Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Summit supercomputer to run advanced models of atomic nuclei to study their structures and interactions...

Using Light to Speed Up Computation
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Using Light to Speed Up Computation

A new type of photonic integrated circuit called a PAXEL, for photonic accelerator, shows promise for high-speed, energy-efficient computing.

Predicting Women's Persistence in Computer Science and Technology Majors
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Predicting Women's Persistence in Computer Science and Technology Majors

A new study examines factors predicting college persistence in computer science- and technology-related majors based on data from female high school students.

Tech Industry Leaders Name Skills in Highest Demand at Their Companies
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Tech Industry Leaders Name Skills in Highest Demand at Their Companies

Software development, data analytics, engineering, and artificial intelligence/machine learning are the most in-demand skills at organizations, according to the...

Machine Learning You Can Dance To
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Machine Learning You Can Dance To

Grad student startup Samply uses algorithms to help music producers find the perfect sound.

Research Team to Study Information Latency With $7.5M DOD Grant
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Research Team to Study Information Latency With $7.5M DOD Grant

The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped an interdisciplinary research team to study information latency and freshness in military Internet of Things systems with...

Computing Clubs Collaborate to Code for Social Good
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Computing Clubs Collaborate to Code for Social Good

The CS+Social Good project at the College of William and Mary is part of a national movement that aims to use computer science and technological skills to address...

Algorithm Can Distinguish Cyberbullies from Normal Twitter Users
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Algorithm Can Distinguish Cyberbullies from Normal Twitter Users

An international team of researchers has developed machine learning algorithms which can successfully identify bullies and aggressors on Twitter with 90 percent...

Companies Walking a Fine Line Between Innovation and Cybersecurity
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Companies Walking a Fine Line Between Innovation and Cybersecurity

Company executives, business staff, and technology professionals have distinctly different views on where their organizations stand when it comes to cyber-readiness...

Debunking the Tech Founder Myth
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Debunking the Tech Founder Myth

Silicon Valley is saturated with myths that overplay the role of the tech founder. The problem is that this all-American story of scrappy individualism is not consistent...
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