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Managers Aren't Worried About Keeping IT Workers Happy
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Managers Aren't Worried About Keeping IT Workers Happy

A survey of more than 1,000 IT and business leaders found that only 16% rank employee satisfaction and retention as a top priority.

Tackling the Pangenomics Computing Challenge
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Tackling the Pangenomics Computing Challenge

Christopher Batten at Cornell University is leading the Panorama project, a five-year, $5 million effort to create the first integrated rack scale acceleration...

Apple's Original Computer Fetches $500,000 at U.S. Auction
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Apple's Original Computer Fetches $500,000 at U.S. Auction

An original Apple computer built by firm co-founders Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs in 1976 has fetched $500,000 at auction in the United States.

Machine Learning Derives Black Hole Motion from Gravitational Waves
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Machine Learning Derives Black Hole Motion from Gravitational Waves

A multidisciplinary team has discovered a machine learning-based technique capable of automatically deriving a mathematical model for the motion of binary black...

Roboticists Find Inspiration in Starfish Larva
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Roboticists Find Inspiration in Starfish Larva

Researchers at ETH Zürich have developed a tiny robot that mimics the movement of a starfish larva.

Team's Process Enables Wash-and-Wear Biosensors
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Team's Process Enables Wash-and-Wear Biosensors

Researchers have developed a process that turns clothing fabric into biosensors which measure a muscle's electrical activity.

Why Women Quit Tech
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Why Women Quit Tech

Why are so many highly qualified and experienced women turning their backs on the tech sector that needs them?

Sorry, Gen Z Isn't Going to Solve Your Tech Skills Crisis
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Sorry, Gen Z Isn't Going to Solve Your Tech Skills Crisis

Seventy-two percent of IT leaders believe members of Generation Z (ages 16 to 24) will solve the digital skills shortage, but just 24% of young people view their...

Scholars Debate How to Improve Open Access
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Scholars Debate How to Improve Open Access

While open-access science has made research available worldwide, some scholars worry that misinformation, fraud, and politicization have become rampant in a system...

Pamela McCorduck, Historian of AI, Dies at 80
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Pamela McCorduck, Historian of AI, Dies at 80

Pamela McCorduck, who authored a history of the first two decades of artificial intelligence (AI), has died at 80.

Giving Robots Social Skills
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Giving Robots Social Skills

MIT researchers have incorporated social interactions into a framework for robotics, enabling machines to estimate whether their actions will help or hinder another...

Teammates' Trustworthiness Can Outweigh Skill Competency, Research Says
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Teammates' Trustworthiness Can Outweigh Skill Competency, Research Says

People who are friendly and trustworthy are more likely to be selected for teams than those who are known for just their skill competency and personal reputation...

Visa Ban Hurts Innovation Edge, U.S. Universities Say
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Visa Ban Hurts Innovation Edge, U.S. Universities Say

Toughened visa requirements for Chinese graduate students and postgraduate researchers are squeezing the flow of talent to U.S. universities.

Scientists Use Supercomputer to Tackle Antibiotic Resistance
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Scientists Use Supercomputer to Tackle Antibiotic Resistance

Scientists tackled the problem of antibiotic resistance by using a supercomputer to redesign existing antibiotics to overcome bacterial resistance mechanisms. ...

Privacy Policy Yanks Popular Software from Chicago Classrooms
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Privacy Policy Yanks Popular Software from Chicago Classrooms

Teachers in Chicago Public Schools are prohibited from using Scratch, Code.org, and Adobe software in classrooms due to the district's interpretation of a new student...

Works Well With Robots?
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Works Well With Robots?

University of Georgia professor Aaron Schecter has received two grants totaling nearly $2 million from the U.S. Army to study the interplay between human and robotic...

Report Sees Post-Pandemic Hiring Rebound for College Grads
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Report Sees Post-Pandemic Hiring Rebound for College Grads

Employers who had slowed recruiting during the pandemic have accelerated efforts to fill pressing needs, with strong hiring growth is expected in computer services...

Undergraduate Fellowship Eyes Inclusive Quantum Workforce
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Undergraduate Fellowship Eyes Inclusive Quantum Workforce

The Open Quantum Initiative has launched an undergraduate fellowship as part of its effort to advocate for and contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive...

14-Year-Old Finds a Way to Accelerate Calculations Using 'Antiprime' Numbers
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14-Year-Old Finds a Way to Accelerate Calculations Using 'Antiprime' Numbers

Akilan Sankaran, 14, was awarded the $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize for a computer program he wrote that can calculate "highly divisible numbers," sometimes called...

Firefighting Robots Go Autonomous
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Firefighting Robots Go Autonomous

The tradition-bound firefighting profession is poised for an influx of robotic assistants.
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