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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.

Dubliner Wins Australia's Top Award for Women in Tech Start-Ups
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Dubliner Wins Australia's Top Award for Women in Tech Start-Ups

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...

Apple Confirms $1 Million Reward For Anyone Who Can Hack An iPhone
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Apple Confirms $1 Million Reward For Anyone Who Can Hack An iPhone

Apple will offer hackers up to $1 million for finding vulnerabilities in iPhones and Macs. That's the highest bug bounty on offer from any major tech company.

How a Chicken Farmer Landed a Job In Cybersecurity
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How a Chicken Farmer Landed a Job In Cybersecurity

Logan Carpenter worked on a chicken farm in high school. Now he conducts cybersecurity research at Sandia National Laboratories, where work is stimulating, well...

Tokyo Offers $1 Billion Research Grant for Human Augmentation, Cyborg Tech
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Tokyo Offers $1 Billion Research Grant for Human Augmentation, Cyborg Tech

The Japanese government will offer researchers in 25 areas up to $1 billion to develop ambitious human augmentation and cyborg technologies. 

AI System 'Should Be Recognized As Inventor,' Academics Say
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AI System 'Should Be Recognized As Inventor,' Academics Say

An artificial intelligence system should be recognized as the inventor of two ideas in patents filed on its behalf, a team of academics says.

Technician Keeps Computer Made in 1959 Still Humming
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Technician Keeps Computer Made in 1959 Still Humming

Tadao Hamada, a technician at Fujitsu Tokki Systems Ltd., keeps a 60-year-old FACOM128B relay-based computer in working order.

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.

Virtual Gaming Platform Targets Pharmacy Education
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Virtual Gaming Platform Targets Pharmacy Education

The SimPharm clinical pharmacology gaming platform aims to bridge the gap between classroom learning and patient care.

Text Mining of Scientific Literature Can Lead to New Discoveries
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Text Mining of Scientific Literature Can Lead to New Discoveries

Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have shown that an algorithm with no training in materials science can scan the text of millions of papers...

'Robot Blood' Powers Machines for Lengthy Tasks
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'Robot Blood' Powers Machines for Lengthy Tasks

Researchers at Cornell University have created a synthetic vascular system capable of pumping energy-dense hydraulic liquid—"robot blood"—within robotic structures...

Misunderstandings of the Past
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Misunderstandings of the Past

Our STEM problems of low percentages of women and minorities entering computer science may lay in a misunderstanding of the past.

A Day In the Life of An Accelerator Designer
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A Day In the Life of An Accelerator Designer

Tor Raubenheimer's work at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and his passion for rock climbing has introduced him to people and places on several continents....

Artificial Intelligence Can Make the ­.S. Electric Grid Smarter
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Artificial Intelligence Can Make the ­.S. Electric Grid Smarter

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are working on optimization models that use machine learning to inform more reliable grid planning and operations.

All-Woman Team Commands Rock-Zapping Laser on Mars
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All-Woman Team Commands Rock-Zapping Laser on Mars

An all-female engineering team is responsible for sending commands to the Curiosity rover's ChemCam instrument, which shoots Martian rocks with a laser to determine...

Light-Matter Interaction ­nlocks Properties for Quantum Devices
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Light-Matter Interaction ­nlocks Properties for Quantum Devices

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have come up with a way to manipulate tungsten diselenide to unlock its potential to enable smaller, more efficient...

Training A Single AI Model Can Emit As Much Carbon As Five Cars in Their Lifetimes
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Training A Single AI Model Can Emit As Much Carbon As Five Cars in Their Lifetimes

Deep learning has a terrible carbon footprint, according to researchers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Communities in the Cloud
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Communities in the Cloud

Steven Gonzalez studies cloud computing with the eye of an anthropologist, noting that it is operated by an insular community of expert technicians.
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