"Tech has solved some of the world's biggest challenges, but it hasn't cracked the one closest to home: toxic, sexist workplace culture," says Girls Who Code founder...Wired From ACM Careers | August 23, 2019
Amber Johnson made history this month by becoming the first African American woman to earn a doctorate in computer science from Purdue University.
U.S. Black Engineer From ACM Careers | August 22, 2019
A team of Tufts University engineers has developed a transistor made from linen thread, enabling them to create electronic devices that could be woven into fabric...Tufts University From ACM Careers | August 22, 2019
A team of Texas A&M engineering researchers has been awarded over $1 million from NASA to study the impact of using virtual assistants to support crew members on...Texas A&M University From ACM Careers | August 21, 2019
Natural language processing AI systems now grade standardized tests in at least 21 states. Psychometricians and AI experts say that these tools may be fooled by...Motherboard From ACM Careers | August 21, 2019
A new survey by the National Center for Women and Information Technology found tbat community college students in introductory computing classes generally can be...Daily Camera From ACM TechNews | August 20, 2019
Female-only science programs, launched by many U.S. universities to redress gender imbalance in such fields as computer science and engineering, are coming under...Los Angeles Times From ACM Careers | August 20, 2019
Nathan Tenhundfeld established the Advanced Teaming, Technology, Automation, and Computing Lab at the University of Alabama in Huntsville to study human-machine...University of Alabama, Huntsville From ACM Careers | August 19, 2019
A team of physicists has uncovered a new state of matter that could increase storage capabilities in electronic devices and enhance quantum computing.
New York University From ACM Careers | August 19, 2019
Virtual reality workplace training provider Talespin has developed virtual characters to train people in soft management skills such as firing employees.
...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | August 16, 2019
The Boston Public School District held a contest to determine the best solution for busing around 25,000 students to school every day. The winning algorithm improved...Route Fifty From ACM Careers | August 14, 2019
Annie Slattery, an Irish entrepreneur, has received Australia's top award for women in tech start-ups. The award was presented at the Hopper Down Under event, part...Silicon Republic From ACM Careers | August 13, 2019
Indian Creek High School (Trafalgar, Ind.) is offering students the opportunity to graduate from high school with experience and knowledge that will help them secure...WRTV From ACM Careers | August 13, 2019
Most people would prefer to lose their job to a robot than to another person, but at the same time would rather see a co-worker replaced by a human than a robot...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019