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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

FedEx Ground Uses Virtual Reality to Train and Retain Package Handlers

Turnover for a tough job and safety concerns led the package delivery service to test VR training with ‘overpowering’ results.

Publish date: 11/20/2019

How IEEE Uses STEM Electronic Mentoring to Inspire the Next Generation of Engineers

Q&A with IEEE Executive Director Stephen Welby about the TryEngineering Together program.

Publish date: 11/14/2019

The Blockchain Job Boom Continues

For job seekers with cryptocurrency expertise, the best time to change jobs might be when Bitcoin takes a dive.

Publish date: 11/12/2019

Trump CTO Addresses AI, Facial Recognition, Immigration, Tech Infrastructure, and More

Michael Kratsios, the fourth U.S. Chief Technology Officer, explains administration policies at the Fall Conference of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence.

Publish date: 11/12/2019

Is it Time for Tech to Stop Moving Fast and Breaking Things?

Leaders in Silicon Valley—both the real one and the fictional one on HBO—started this week by debating the responsibilities of tech companies.

Publish date: 11/11/2019

5 Things That Can Sabotage a Startup and How to Avoid Them

In this column IEEE Fellow Chenyang Xu shares five common pitfalls he’s seen that can sink a startup and suggests how to avoid them. Xu is a founding partner at the Silicon Valley Future Academy of Palo Alto, Calif., and a partner at the Corporate Innovators Huddle of Menlo Park, Calif.

Publish date: 11/05/2019