Companies are launching apprenticeship programs to recruit nontraditional staff for entry-level positions in the midst of a technology talent shortage.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 31, 2020
Virginia school districts are starting to offer high school students dual-enrollment computer science courses that count as credit at local community colleges,...U.S. News & World Report From ACM TechNews | January 27, 2020
The St. Louis Veterans Affairs hospital has incorporated virtual reality into its therapy for paralyzed patients, who wear goggles and use joysticks to engage with...St. Louis Post-Dispatch From ACM TechNews | January 24, 2020
Retailers of all stripes are using technology to follow consumers through their brick-and-mortar stores in order to develop detailed profiles of their shopping...Keith Kirkpatrick From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2020
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has announced a new program that would help train workers for careers in computer science and other high-tech jobs.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 17, 2020
Major South Korean companies are using artificial intelligence (AI) to screen job applicants, giving rise to an industry to help job-seekers beat these systems. ...Reuters From ACM TechNews | January 15, 2020
Late last month, U.S. President Donald J. Trump signed into law the Building Blocks of STEM Act to boost young girls' access to science, technology, engineering...NextGov.com From ACM TechNews | January 10, 2020
Dozens of colleges across the United States are using short-range phone sensors and campuswide Wi-Fi networks to monitor students' academic performance, analyze...The Washington Post From ACM News | December 26, 2019
Finland plans to teach 1% of the European Union population (more than 5 million people) basic artificial intelligence (AI) skills via a free online course.
Reuters From ACM TechNews | December 18, 2019