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Why Are Women Leaving Science, Engineering, And Tech Jobs?
From ACM TechNews

Why Are Women Leaving Science, Engineering, And Tech Jobs?

A survey says U.S. women working in science, technology engineering, and math fields are 45 percent more likely than males to leave the industry over the next year...

The Truth About Google X
From ACM Careers

The Truth About Google X

Astro Teller is sharing a story about something bad. Or maybe it's something good.

Think You Can Live Offline Without Being Tracked? Here's What It Takes
From ACM Opinion

Think You Can Live Offline Without Being Tracked? Here's What It Takes

Nico Sell, the cofounder of a secure communication app called Wickr, has appeared on television twice.

Privacy App Pinpoints Your Exact Location Using Social Media
From ACM TechNews

Privacy App Pinpoints Your Exact Location Using Social Media

Many people are unaware that metadata accompanying social media posts can be used to "cybercase" their homes. 

How Nasa's Giant New Space Telescope Will Make Life on Earth Better
From ACM News

How Nasa's Giant New Space Telescope Will Make Life on Earth Better

NASA is responsible for more Earth-bound technologies than just space ice cream; the organization's research has led to everything from new kinds of artificial ...

In the Heart of Afghanistan, Entrepreneurs Innovate For Peace
From ACM TechNews

In the Heart of Afghanistan, Entrepreneurs Innovate For Peace

Afghanistan's growing technology industry could be a way to help boost the economy and maintain peace, says INEX IT administrator Mahdi Rezaei, who recently established...

From ACM News

How the 'internet Of Things' Is Turning Cities Into Living Organisms

When city services can autonomously go online and digest information from the cloud, they can reach a level of performance never before seen. First up, water...

Future of War: Private Robot Armies Fight It Out
From ACM News

Future of War: Private Robot Armies Fight It Out

If robots are simply computers with wings (and missiles), then expect to see future wars fought by the descendants of flash-trading algorithms, with humans as...
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