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Researchers Build An Unsupervised Machine Learning Algorithm
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Researchers Build An Unsupervised Machine Learning Algorithm

A group of Cornell physicists and computer scientists developed an unsupervised machine learning method that can automatically extract charge density wave order...

Quantum Computer Programming for Dummies
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Quantum Computer Programming for Dummies

A beginner's guide for would-be quantum programmers provides a thorough introduction to quantum algorithms and their implementation on existing hardware.

Indian Student Wins World's Largest Coding Competition
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Indian Student Wins World's Largest Coding Competition

Kalash Gupta, a computer science and engineering student at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, has been named the winner of the TCS CodeVita season 10 global...

Raghavan Recognized With 2021 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award
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Raghavan Recognized With 2021 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award

ACM announced Manish Raghavan as recipient of the 2021 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award for "The Societal Impacts of Algorithmic Decision-Making," a work on algorithmic...

Large Language Models Will Change Science
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Large Language Models Will Change Science

Advances in natural language processing and large language models are making it possible for machines to understand natural language, including the prose in scientific...

Computer Code May Help Speed Up Airport Security
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Computer Code May Help Speed Up Airport Security

The challenge of moving passengers and flight crews through airport security quickly while keeping safety precautions in place led to the Open Threat Assessment...

Using Math to Improve Your Workout
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Using Math to Improve Your Workout

Exercise physiologist and University of Montreal Adjunct Professor Guy Thibault is developing a web application for interval training.

Survey Paints a Disheartening Picture of Cybersecurity Work
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Survey Paints a Disheartening Picture of Cybersecurity Work

A survey of 500 security professionals and software developers at companies in the United States with 2,000 or more employees shows how cybersecurity teams are...

How It Feels to Build a Videogame and Watch It Die
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How It Feels to Build a Videogame and Watch It Die

How do developers feel about working for years on videogames that fail and vanish for reasons beyond their control? "Disappointing and frustrating," one said.

Gender Gap in Seattle Tech Largely the Same Over Past Decade
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Gender Gap in Seattle Tech Largely the Same Over Past Decade

The gender gap in Seattle's tech jobs hasn't changed much in the past decade, and is wider than the national average.

AI Traffic Light System Optimizes Flow in Complex Environments
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AI Traffic Light System Optimizes Flow in Complex Environments

Researchers at Aston University developed a deep reinforcement learning agent that achieves adaptive signal control of traffic lights in complex, imprecise, and...

Employers Will Keep Monitoring Software on Workers When They Return to the Office
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Employers Will Keep Monitoring Software on Workers When They Return to the Office

Monitoring software introduced to track WFH employees during the pandemic is becoming a new normal for white-collar employers as workers return to the office.

GitHub Will Require All Code Contributors to Use Two-Factor Authentication
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GitHub Will Require All Code Contributors to Use Two-Factor Authentication

The GitHub code hosting platform used by tens of millions of software developers worldwide will require all users who upload code to enable one or more forms of...

Grant Will Establish Open-Source Software Center
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Grant Will Establish Open-Source Software Center

A $704,482 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation will establish the Saint Louis University Open-Source Software Center.

Tool Predicts If Your Job Is at Risk From Automation
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Tool Predicts If Your Job Is at Risk From Automation

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne and the University of Lausanne have developed an algorithm which assesses the risk of a job being...

Understanding Software Engineering Salaries in 2022
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Understanding Software Engineering Salaries in 2022

Online employment marketplace Hired's 2022 State of Software Engineers report found mounting cyberattacks last year raised demand for security engineers.

Keywords Can Hack the Hiring Process
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Keywords Can Hack the Hiring Process

An algorithm that uses job-specific keywords can help applicants improve their position by at least 16 spots on average in a pool of 100 applicants, according to...

Tech Sanctions Press Russia to 'Reinvent' Ways to Work
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Tech Sanctions Press Russia to 'Reinvent' Ways to Work

Russian companies are increasingly searching for locally developed alternatives to Western hardware and software amid sanctions.

Bringing Together the Next Generation of Quantum Coders
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Bringing Together the Next Generation of Quantum Coders

iQuHACK 2022, MIT's third annual quantum computing hackathon held virtually earlier this year, gave 400 participants from 57 countries the chance to code on real...

Competitive Salaries Heat Up As Companies Fight for Software Engineers
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Competitive Salaries Heat Up As Companies Fight for Software Engineers

Companies are raising wages, offering more remote positions, and increasingly competing at a global level to attract software engineers of all stripes, according...
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