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There Will Be More Than 250,000 New Software Developer Jobs By 2026
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There Will Be More Than 250,000 New Software Developer Jobs By 2026

Software development is expected to be among the strongest job growth sectors in the United States in the coming years, with 253,400 new positions by 2026, according...

Online Tool Helps Guide Wildlife Repopulation Efforts
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Online Tool Helps Guide Wildlife Repopulation Efforts

An interactive online tool tells Cornell Wildlife Health Lab scientists exactly how many plants or animals they need to introduce into a habitat in order to establish...

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.

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.

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...

Software Companies Follow the Skills, Locate Where Programmers Already Work
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Software Companies Follow the Skills, Locate Where Programmers Already Work

Software companies are more likely to base their operations in locations where skilled potential recruits already work, say researchers from Lancaster University...

COBOL Turns 60: Why It Will Outlive Us All
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COBOL Turns 60: Why It Will Outlive Us All

Burroughs Corp. programmer Mary Hawes proposed in March 1959 that a new computer language be created. It would have an English-like vocabulary that could be used...

SMART Algorithm Makes Beamline Data Collection Smarter
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SMART Algorithm Makes Beamline Data Collection Smarter

The exponential increase in the size of data sets acquired by modern scientific instruments will require corresponding advancements in the speed and efficiency...

How Boston Saved $5 Million by Routing School Buses With An Algorithm
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How Boston Saved $5 Million by Routing School Buses With An Algorithm

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...

U.S. BLS Ranks 22 High-Paying Tech Jobs
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U.S. BLS Ranks 22 High-Paying Tech Jobs

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranked the wages of 22 occupations that rely heavily on computer science and data analysis.

Automating Artificial Intelligence for Medical Decision-Making
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Automating Artificial Intelligence for Medical Decision-Making

MIT computer scientists are exploring the use of artificial intelligence to improve medical decision-making by automating a key data-examination step that's usually...

Storytelling Models Learn To Punch Up Their Last Lines
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Storytelling Models Learn To Punch Up Their Last Lines

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have proposed models which generate more diverse and interesting story endings.

How to Spot A Fake Smile? Ask A Computer
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How to Spot A Fake Smile? Ask A Computer

Researchers at the University of Bradford have developed computer software that can spot false facial expressions.

Jobs of the Future Are Strange, Terrifying, and 'Don't Even Exist Yet'
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Jobs of the Future Are Strange, Terrifying, and 'Don't Even Exist Yet'

What could your future job be? Griffith University and Deakin University recently teamed up with Ford in Australia in an attempt to tackle that question. The answers...

Making It Easier to Program and Protect the Web
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Making It Easier to Program and Protect the Web

MIT Professor Adam Chlipala builds tools to help programmers more quickly generate optimized, secure code.

Object-Oriented Programming—The Trillion Dollar Disaster
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Object-Oriented Programming—The Trillion Dollar Disaster

It is wrong that Object-Oriented Programming is considered the de-facto standard for code organization by many people, including those in very senior technical...

Researchers' Algorithm Aims for Economical, High-Performing Cricket Bat
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Researchers' Algorithm Aims for Economical, High-Performing Cricket Bat

A new cricket bat designed using machine learning at the University of British Columbia could put high-performing bats made of less expensive wood into kids' hands...

Robot ­ses Machine Learning to Harvest Lettuce
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Robot ­ses Machine Learning to Harvest Lettuce

Engineers have developed a vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest lettuce, which is challenging to harvest mechanically.

Researchers Cast Neural Nets to Simulate Molecular Motion
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Researchers Cast Neural Nets to Simulate Molecular Motion

New work shows that machine learning allows quantum mechanics to be efficiently applied to molecular simulations for drug development, detonation physics, and other...
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