Apple has partnered with the Royal National Institute of Blind People in the U.K. to expand its Everyone Can Code curriculum to visually impaired students.
Computerworld From ACM TechNews | January 25, 2019
An artificial intelligence system called Libratus has gained the upper hand against human poker players in the first week of a 20-day tournament in Pittsburgh.
...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | January 20, 2017
A new Massachusetts statute signed this month by Gov. Charlie Baker could help close the wage gap between men and women in the information technology industry. Computerworld From ACM TechNews | August 22, 2016
Robotics researchers plan to meet with healthcare and aid workers as part of a series of workshops on how technology can help fight Ebola and other dangerous viruses...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | November 12, 2014
The heads of five of the U.S.'s largest computing research organizations are refuting political attacks on research on what makes ideas go viral, particularly on...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | November 5, 2014
Google Australia is providing funding to 12 universities to develop workshops to help high school teachers promote computer science in their curricula. Computerworld Australia From ACM TechNews | April 1, 2013
Australia's National Museum has launched a trial that enables schoolchildren to remotely navigate its galleries via robots that contain telepresence technology. ...Computerworld Australia From ACM TechNews | March 28, 2013
A Department of Commerce report warns that certain aspects of the U.S. economy are losing their competitive edge. "Our ability to innovate as a nation will determine...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | January 9, 2012
The British government has decided to start teaching pre-General Certificate of Secondary Education students how to write software as part of its effort to transform...Computerworld UK From ACM TechNews | September 19, 2011
Computer science enrollments increased for the third consecutive year at Ph.D.-granting institutions, are up 10 percent from a year ago, but are still below the...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | April 13, 2011
Women received 60 percent of the master's degrees and 50.4 percent of the doctorates in the 2008-09 academic year, but degrees in computer and information sciences...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | September 20, 2010
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) says the H-1B visa program has created "multinational temp agencies" that undercut U.S. wages and discourage students from entering...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | August 13, 2010
At the recent White House jobs summit, President Barack Obama addressed the need to admit foreign students into the United States. Obama said the intellectual...Computerworld From ACM TechNews | December 9, 2009