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Wanted: Ideas for Protecting Against Small Unmanned Air Systems
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Wanted: Ideas for Protecting Against Small Unmanned Air Systems

DARPA's Mobile Force Protection program invites input on sensing and neutralization technologies to defend U.S. forces against quickly evolving unmanned airborne...

Anita Borg Institute Names Brenda Darden Wilkerson as President and CEO
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Anita Borg Institute Names Brenda Darden Wilkerson as President and CEO

Brenda Darden Wilkerson, founder of the original Computer Science for All initiative, will join the Anita Borg Institute as President and CEO starting October 1...

CS Degrees Aren't Returning on Investment for Coders, Survey Says
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CS Degrees Aren't Returning on Investment for Coders, Survey Says

Coders in the U.K. with a bachelor's degree only earn £3,000 (U.S.$4,051) more a year than those who don't have one, according to a survey by Stack Overflow. 

Remembering Lotfi Zadeh, the Inventor of Fuzzy Logic
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Remembering Lotfi Zadeh, the Inventor of Fuzzy Logic

One night in July, 1964, the logician Lotfi Zadeh found himself alone in his parents' New York apartment, his dinner plans cancelled.

Digital Transformation: How Machine Learning Could Help Change Business
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Digital Transformation: How Machine Learning Could Help Change Business

Machine learning (ML) based data analytics is rewriting the rules for how enterprises handle data.

One-Third of Science Ph.D.s Lose Interest in Academic Careers
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One-Third of Science Ph.D.s Lose Interest in Academic Careers

Factors other than low expectations of landing a faculty job are discouraging young science and engineering Ph.D.s from pursuing careers in academia, according...

IT Department Hiring Now at Zero Growth
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IT Department Hiring Now at Zero Growth

Research firm Computer Economics says the movement to cloud computing and workplace automation is slowing IT hiring.

Moscow Unveils Monument to Kalashnikov, Designer of AK-47
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Moscow Unveils Monument to Kalashnikov, Designer of AK-47

The new statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov cradling his signature AK-47 assault rifle unveiled Tuesday in Moscow commemorates one of Russia's most renowned and reviled...

Senate's Defense Authorization Would Set Cyber Doctrine
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Senate's Defense Authorization Would Set Cyber Doctrine

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed Monday by the Senate mandates a thorough, distinct doctrine for cyber warfare, filling a void long bemoaned...

Conservatives, Liberals Unite Against Silicon Valley
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Conservatives, Liberals Unite Against Silicon Valley

The days of unqualified praise from Washington are over for the country's biggest tech companies, whose size and power are increasingly drawing attacks from both...

Data Surge: Demand for Data Scientists Set to Rise
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Data Surge: Demand for Data Scientists Set to Rise

IBM says demand for data scientists will rise by more than 28 percent between now and 2020. These jobs pay an annual average salary of $105,000, and often more...

Pay Raises and Bonuses for U.S. Workers Unlikely to Rise in 2018
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Pay Raises and Bonuses for U.S. Workers Unlikely to Rise in 2018

Despite a strengthening economy and high job rates, most U.S. workers are unlikely to see sizeable increases in their salaries for 2018, according to new research...

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn
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NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn...

Feds Move to Ramp Up Cyber Hiring
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Feds Move to Ramp Up Cyber Hiring

The federal government will host the first-ever government-wide event to recruit new IT and cybersecurity talent, at a time when agencies and department are struggling...

You Are Already Living Inside a Computer
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You Are Already Living Inside a Computer

Suddenly, everything is a computer. Phones, of course, and televisions. Also toasters and door locks, baby monitors and juicers, doorbells and gas grills. Even ...

Cornell Tech Will Help Make Computers 'Accountable'
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Cornell Tech Will Help Make Computers 'Accountable'

A nationwide team of computer scientists has launched a project to make automated decision-making systems "accountable," ensuring they respect privacy and make...

Automated Feedback: The New Science of Grading STEM Papers
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Automated Feedback: The New Science of Grading STEM Papers

Science educators at Wake Forest University are testing how automated feedback combined with one-on-one teaching methods can improve scientific writing from STEM...

DHS Bars Government from Using Russia-Based Kaspersky Software
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DHS Bars Government from Using Russia-Based Kaspersky Software

In a move likely to escalate tensions between Washington and Moscow, the Department of Homeland Security has ordered all federal agencies to stop using software...

What We Know about the Climate Change-Hurricane Connection
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What We Know about the Climate Change-Hurricane Connection

With Texas just beginning to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey and the Southeastern U.S. preparing for Hurricane Irma's iminent arrival, people...
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