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An Engineer, His Segway, and the ADA: A Tale of the Open Road

Technology and legislation allowed Walter Marsh to work and to explore despite a debilitating heart condition.

Publish date: 08/06/2020

 
iRobot's New Education Robot Makes Learning to Code a Little More Affordable

At $129, the new version of Root makes a few compromises for a substantial discount.

Publish date: 07/30/2020

 
Peer Review of Scholarly Research Gets an AI Boost

Open-access publisher's new artificial intelligence assistant, AIRA, can perform up to 20 recommendations in seconds.

Publish date: 07/30/2020

 
AI Recruiting Tools Aim to Reduce Bias in the Hiring Process

Artificial intelligence software promises to make hiring fairer. But how well does it work?

Publish date: 07/30/2020

 
Black Tech Professionals Are Still Paid Less Than Their White Colleagues

And women make less than their male colleagues, regardless of racial identity.

Publish date: 07/28/2020

 
Top Programming Languages 2020

Python rules the roost, but Cobol gets a pandemic bump.

Publish date: 07/23/2020

 
Nairobi IEEE Students Design a Low-Cost Ventilator Using Locally Sourced Materials

Members of the Kenyatta University Student Branch have produced hundreds of machines.

Publish date: 07/23/2020

 
Fun Activity Sheets Introduce Kids to the World of Robots

Bored kids at home? These free, printable worksheets will help kids learn about robots.

Publish date: 07/21/2020

 
The Uncertain Future of Ham Radio

Software-defined radio and cheap hardware are shaking up a hobby long associated with engineering.

Publish date: 07/16/2020

 
A Virtual Reality Bias Simulator

New company aims to create better workplaces by putting employees in others’ shoes.

Publish date: 07/15/2020