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What Are Your Options for Cognitive Enhancement?

Some technologists use psychedelics to boost creativity and productivity. Here’s how to get similar benefits through more conventional approaches.

Publish date: 12/11/2019

 
Who’s Hiring Engineers? (TSMC, Oracle, Ikea) Who’s Firing Them? (HP, WeWork, Symantec)

Checking in on engineering job news as 2019 draws to a close.

Publish date: 12/11/2019

 
AI and The Future of Work: The Prospects for Tomorrow’s Jobs

MIT conference considers companies that have implemented job-friendly AI.

Publish date: 12/03/2019

 
In 2016, Microsoft’s Racist Chatbot Revealed the Dangers of Online Conversation

The bot learned language from people on Twitter—but it also learned values.

Publish date: 12/03/2019

 
The First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable Was a Bold, Beautiful Failure

The Atlantic Telegraph Company’s 1858 failure set the stage for success just eight years later.

Publish date: 12/03/2019

 
CodeChix Founder on Why She Followed Her Passion

Rupa Dachere gave up a full-time engineering job to focus on increasing the number of women software developers.

Publish date: 11/25/2019

 
AI and the Future of Work: The Economic Impacts of Artificial Intelligence

Experts discuss technological inequality and the “reskilling” problem at an MIT conference.

Publish date: 11/25/2019

 
How Brexit Will Affect Europe’s Research Infrastructure

Early indications are that UK R&D will be significantly hurt.

Publish date: 11/25/2019

 
SQL, Java Top List of Most In-Demand Tech Skills

But Python, now at number three, and AWS, at number six, are coming on fast, says job search firm Indeed.

Publish date: 11/20/2019

 
Startup’s Innovation Quickly Cools Down Mobile Devices

Jetcool’s heat sinks can fit on a chip and are more efficient than current methods.

Publish date: 11/20/2019