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Microsoft’s Brad Smith on How to Responsibly Deploy AI

Because AI is such a powerful tool, Microsoft president Brad Smith told the crowd at Columbia University’s recent Data Science Day that tech companies and universities performing AI research must also help ensure the ethical use of such technologies.

Publish date: 04/17/2019

 
Target Explains Why the Retail Apparel Business Needs to Undergo a Digital Transformation

A digital transformation requires retailers and brands to embrace new ways of creating, thinking, and working. One strategy is to collaborate across a variety of groups and industries. This idea was the main reason behind the 3D.RC (3D Retail Coalition), an industry group formed two years ago.

Publish date: 04/17/2019

 
Coral Gables’ Smart-City Strategy

One of the first planned communities in the country, Coral Gables recently unveiled its Smart City Hub. The open-data platform—which uses a combination of analytics, apps, sensors, and other technologies—provides citizens with a wealth of information and services.

Publish date: 04/17/2019

 
National Academies Report Says Sexual Harassment Threatens Engineering

The engineering community has been working for decades to increase the representation of women in universities and in the profession, but progress has been slow.

Publish date: 04/10/2019

 
How to Prevent Sexual Harassment Prevention

Sexual harassment is endemic at U.S. universities and colleges, and the policies and procedures currently in place to prevent it are not working. That’s the searing takeaway from a report released in June by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Publish date: 04/10/2019

 
Blockchain Developers Wanted

It’s a good time to be working in blockchains or Bitcoin, with salaries climbing and a host of job openings chasing fewer interested developers.

Publish date: 04/10/2019

 
Hot Programming Languages for Autonomous Vehicle Engineers: C/C++ and Python

It’s a good time to be an engineer with a background in self-driving cars—or even an interest in working with autonomous vehicles. According to job site Indeed.com, the numbers of people in the United States looking to get into the field or change jobs within it is skyrocketing, up more than 600 percent in the past three years, and job listings are just as hot.

Publish date: 04/10/2019

 
Three Ways to Dispel Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon that occurs when individuals doubt their accomplishments and have a persistent feeling that someone will notice that they’re frauds.

Publish date: 04/10/2019

 
Which Software Engineers Get Paid the Most?

Online job search firm Hired took a look at its 2018 data from its job sites around the world to capture a snapshot of demand for software engineers and the salaries they are commanding in different roles.

Publish date: 04/03/2019

 
U.S. Students Have Achieved World Domination in Computer Science Skills—for Now

When it comes to computer science skills, U.S. students approaching graduation have a significant advantage over their peers in China, India, and Russia.

Publish date: 04/03/2019