More young women took an Advanced Placement computer science exam in 2016 than in 2007 through 2013 combined, mainly because of the College Board's new AP CS Principles...EdTech From ACM TechNews | August 18, 2017
The technology world's $400 billion-and-up club—long a group of exclusively American names like Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon—needs to make room...The New York Times From ACM Careers | August 18, 2017
An engineer at Washington University in St. Louis has taken steps toward using nanocrystal networks for artificial intelligence applications.
Washington University in St. Louis From ACM Careers | August 18, 2017
ShanghaiRanking Consultancy has released the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017. The report ranks more than 4,000 universities in 52 subjects.
ShanghaiRanking Consultancy From ACM Careers | August 17, 2017
With NASA's sample-caching 2020 Mars rover mission just around the corner, the best strategy for hauling Red Planet rock and dirt to Earth is a now a topic of considerable...Space.com From ACM Careers | August 17, 2017
Last year, the Japanese company SoftBank opened a cell phone store in Tokyo and staffed it entirely with sales associates named Pepper. This wasn't as hard as it...Wired From ACM Opinion | August 16, 2017
Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds—1,500 a minute, to be exact—on humming...The Associated Press From ACM Careers | August 16, 2017
Defense Secretary James Mattis has a lot on his mind these days. North Korea, obviously. China's expanding claims on the South China sea. Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria...Wired From ACM Careers | August 15, 2017
Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory studied tweets to understand how people behave differently on social media when they are sick.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory From ACM Careers | August 15, 2017
Cornell University researchers tapped the billions of photographs uploaded daily to photo-sharing services and social media platforms to understand worldwide fashion...Cornell University From ACM Careers | August 15, 2017
To help scientists recognize which words are jargon and should be avoided or explained when engaging with the public, researchers have created a program that automatically...American Technion Society From ACM Careers | August 14, 2017