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Find Your Next Tech Job in One of These Boom Towns

Tech’s share of the Silicon Valley job market continues to grow, in spite of the loud and constant complaints about dramatically escalating housing costs. That’s the conclusion of a study by job site Indeed.

Publish date: 04/25/2019

Tips for EE Students on Getting Skills They Need for the Workplace

As a new college graduate, you might think all you need to get a job is a killer résumé that shows you can master the position’s technical aspects. But you also need to become adept at communicating with people, according to Harry T. Roman, the author of a new IEEE-USA e-book, Transitioning From Student to Engineer.

Publish date: 04/25/2019

Cybersecurity Job Openings Boom, Pool of U.S. Job-Seekers Shrinks

Recruitment site Indeed has good news for cybersecurity professionals: Demand is booming around the world.

Publish date: 04/25/2019

IoT Security and AI Ethics Among Topics to Be Featured at Annual IEEE Event

This year’s IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit (IEEE VIC Summit) not only addresses crucial technologies but also highlights the need for more female technologists.

Publish date: 04/23/2019

What Happens When Good Engineers Write Bad Software?

Our lives are plagued by software failures. Usually it happens on a personal scale, but sometimes the impact can be international in scope, as when an airline booking system goes down. With software such a critical part of modern life, the question remains: Why is so much of it so bad?

Publish date: 04/17/2019

Who Hired A Lot in 2018?

What tech companies have tried to hire the most engineers in 2018? Job search firm took a look at job postings from January through November and found Amazon and Microsoft were at the front of the pack for the United States as a whole, while Apple and Amazon ranked one and two, respectively, for Silicon Valley.

Publish date: 04/17/2019

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