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Alan Turing: The Man Behind the Myth
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Alan Turing: The Man Behind the Myth

Famed mathematician and codebreaking pioneer Alan Turing's nephew, Sir Dermot Turing, is seeking to debunk myths about his uncle. 

Women Leaders Cite Two Major Reasons For Issues Facing Women in Tech
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Women Leaders Cite Two Major Reasons For Issues Facing Women in Tech

During its recent 2015 Dreamforce conference, Salesforce launched its first Women's Leadership Summit.

Wozniak Talks: Self-Driving Cars, Apple Watch, and How AI Will Benefit Humanity
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Wozniak Talks: Self-Driving Cars, Apple Watch, and How AI Will Benefit Humanity

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said he envisions artificial intelligence eventually controlling the world for the betterment of humanity.

Cynthia Breazeal: Social Robotics Pioneer. MIT Lab Leader. Proud Mom
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Cynthia Breazeal: Social Robotics Pioneer. MIT Lab Leader. Proud Mom

In an interview, Cynthia Breazeal, director of the robotics lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and creator of the Jibo family robot, explores her...

Web Inventor Berners-Lee: The Hidden Cost of Mass Surveillance
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Web Inventor Berners-Lee: The Hidden Cost of Mass Surveillance

Sir Tim Berners-Lee this week discussed the need for governments to end mass online surveillance.

Kentucky ­ses Ideafestival to Push Students Toward Hour of Code Movement
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Kentucky ­ses Ideafestival to Push Students Toward Hour of Code Movement

Kentucky Coders hopes to register 1 million Hour of Code coding events before December, starting at the 2014 IdeaFestival, an international event held in Louisville...

How an Algorithm Detected the Ebola Outbreak a Week Early, and What It Could Do Next
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How an Algorithm Detected the Ebola Outbreak a Week Early, and What It Could Do Next

HealthMap, an international mapping tool that detects and tracks diseases, identified the Ebola virus just over a week before it spread. 
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