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Q&A: U.S. Science Foundation Director on His Vision for the Agency

Sethuraman Panchanathan reveals his funding priorities, the impact of COVID-19 on research, and the importance of STEM education.

Publish date: 11/10/2020

 
Turing Award for Computer Scientists: More Inclusiveness Needed

Most recipients tend to be older white male academics, who are primarily from the U.S.

Publish date: 11/10/2020

 
This Startup Spots Stress in Real-Time to Help Prevent Depression and Other Conditions

Philia Labs’ wearable measures physiological indicators to help manage stress.

Publish date: 11/02/2020

 
Should the DoD’s Tech Professionals Work From Home—Permanently?

The Defense Innovation Board recommends continuing remote work beyond the pandemic, at home and in a nationwide network of coworking spaces.

Publish date: 11/02/2020

 
Are Electronic Media Any Good at Getting Out the Vote?

An expert on maximizing voter participation says other methods are better and more cost-effective.

Publish date: 11/02/2020

 
When User Experience Means Life or Death


Information architect Merryl Gross designs UX that averts calamities.

Publish date: 10/26/2020

 
Banking, Cash, and the Future of Money

A new book argues that for two thousand years, the nature of money has been trust—despite being constantly reinvented.

Publish date: 10/26/2020

 
Minsk’s Teeteering Tech Scene

Belarus, one of the world's hotspots for digital creativity, is now on the brink of tech sector collapse.

Publish date: 10/19/2020

 
It Will Take More Than Antitrust Enforcement To Light Innovation’s Fire

Tech policy experts call for a new “moonshot” and systemic change to prevent innovations from breaking democracy.

Publish date: 10/19/2020

 
Spreading the Word About IEEE Among Young Professionals

The secretary of the IEEE Dallas Section talks about how he helped boost membership and the connections he made along the way.

Publish date: 10/19/2020