Boosting diversity in the computer science field remains a challenge even after years of effort. A growing focus on universities may deliver results.
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A survey by freelance hiring platform Upwork found that freelance software developers who work with old, relatively unpopular coding languages command the highest...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | September 4, 2020
The Voatz electronic-voting company argued in a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court that security researchers should only seek flaws in e-voting systems with...CNet From ACM TechNews | September 4, 2020
An app created by developers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology working with colleagues at Aegean AI Inc.,helps manage converged learning at universities...New Jersey Institute of Technology From ACM TechNews | September 4, 2020
In partnership with NASA, Smithsonian Learning Labs, and others, the lessons use space exploration, museums, and popular movies to teach the principles of programming...TechRepublic From ACM News | September 4, 2020
Researchers at the Army Research Laboratory have developed a method of enhancing quantum systems to give soldiers more reliable and secure capabilities in the field...U.S. Army Research Laboratory From ACM TechNews | September 3, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy and Microsoft are partnering to develop artificial intelligence tools to improve first-responders' capabilities with regard to natural...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 3, 2020
Researchers at the University of Colorado's Advanced Medical Technologies Lab have created a tank robot that can actively drive through a person's intestines.
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High-technology implementations in Northern California are making fire spotters and firefighters more adaptive to changing conditions while improving their safety...San Francisco Chronicle From ACM TechNews | September 2, 2020
A three-year, multi-institutional study by 19 researchers at 12 institutions in five countries yielded artificial intelligence models that can automate evaluations...Ryerson University News From ACM TechNews | September 2, 2020