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Programming languages and computer coding have made life simpler for us. Whether it’s automobiles, banks, home appliances, or hospitals, every aspect of our lives depends on codes. No wonder, coding is one of the core skills required by most well-paying jobs today.
The first-ever virtual Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Conference, one of the largest events exploring artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, computer vision, deep learning, and more, successfully concluded last week. Explore the highlights, here!
Battery charging is a foundational technology for smart devices. It is responsible for enabling high-performance devices to safely support extended hours of use. So, what breakthroughs have been made in battery charging? What advances will come in the future?
Perhaps you’ve graduated from college or will very soon. What’s next? Job hunting? Grad school? How do you build a network of people who can help you with your future goals? If you’re going to network like a pro, it makes sense to go to the pros to see how it's done.
While politicians try to solve the problem of affordable healthcare, computing experts work behind the scenes developing tech that promises to revolutionize and streamline healthcare services. These innovations are known as digital healthcare.
In the digital age, many professionals have opted out of the typical 9-5 workday, and prefer freelancing gigs, instead. Is freelancing in your future? The growth of the gig economy may have you asking yourself if it would be a good fit for you. Find out here.
Most software developers love their craft, and spend hours not just writing code and solving problems, but actively engaging with the community and learning new things. They want to improve their abilities, keep up with the latest trends, and make more money.
Demand for Cybersecurity Experts is High as Cloud Computing, Smart Phones, Big Data, and the Internet of Things Explodes
We asked five leading experts in the field of cybersecurity to tell us what graduates and job-seekers can expect in the coming years. Here's what they had to say.
The future of self-driving vehicles suffered a catastrophic setback when the software allowing the autos to “see” pedestrians was called into question: A driverless vehicle operated by Uber struck and killed a woman in Arizona, prompting the state to suspend the firm’s testing.
A team of scientists at the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering announced the discovery of a simple modification that allows quantum systems to stay operational—or "coherent"—10,000 times longer than before.
The Diversity and Inclusion Task Force presents Women in STEM, with Kathy Land, Program Manager for the United States Missile Defense Agency. Kathy chose her career field because she wanted to make a difference – and she has. During her 30+ year career, Kathy has done everything from cell phone app development, massive…
The IEEE International Conference on Quantum Computing and Engineering (QCE20) will be conducted virtually, on 12-16 October 2020, instead of in-person in Colorado as originally scheduled. The multidisciplinary event focusing on quantum technology, research, development, and training has transitioned to fully virtual based on the importance of the health and safety of…
Digital health intends to transform traditional care by increasing its scalability, reducing its cost, and, most importantly, improving the quality of care through the use of real-time health and behavior data. With the intent of transforming the current landscape, digital healthcare promises to make healthcare more proactive than reactive. Due…
IEEE Fellow Rajiv Laroia has received this year’s IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal for contributions to cellular wireless data systems with the development of Flash-OFDM.
New Zealand-based researchers have taught a computer-generated baby how to make faces, read, and speak— could the robot apocalypse really be this adorable? Holding a children’s picture book up to his computer screen, a researcher for the Auckland Bioengineering Institute Laboratory for Animate Technologies in New Zealand coos and croons…
Program Will Enable Scientists to Harness DOE Supercomputers for Scientific Discovery WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced it will provide $57.5 million to establish two multidisciplinary teams to develop new tools and techniques to harness supercomputers for scientific discovery. The two teams, led respectively by Argonne and…
By Leah Fainchtein Buenavida
Unlike times of past pandemics, today we are equipped with an increasing number of technological advances and innovations. The technology of today helps preserve human connections, and enables remote education and work. Many industries suffer, but many remain viable. It is technology that enables this level of economical continuation.
IBM Fellow Fran Allen spent her career advancing the field of computing and inspired generations of technologists. Frances “Fran” Allen, a pioneer in the world of computing, the first female IBM Fellow and the first woman to win the Turing Award, died on August 4, 2020, the day of…
By Anna Johansson
Not all bot traffic is harmless. Some bots are designed specifically for malicious purposes, and the only way to prevent them from damaging your site and your reputation is through a bot management strategy.
“New Data Platform – COVID Nearby: Privately share your health symptoms to track COVID-19. See how many people report symptoms near you, your friends, or your family. Your privacy comes first.” A team of Rutgers professionals developed and launched COVID Nearby, a data platform used to identify and track…
Did you miss our virtual presidential town hall? Now is your chance to meet the Candidates for 2021 President-Elect (2022 President) as they discuss topics of interest, the future of the Computer Society, answer member questions, and beyond. Our presidential town hall took place on Friday, 31 July.…
Artificial intelligence (AI) impacts the daily lives of people around the globe. It affects our daily lives in subtle, hidden ways. For instance, AI is used in an increasing number of consumer electronics applications, from children’s toys to Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled household appliances to embedded systems within automobiles for…
The IEEE Use Case – Criteria for Addressing Ethical Challenges in Transparency, Accountability, and Privacy of CTA/CTT – offers insights as to how CTA/CTT may demonstrate greater ethical transparency, accountability, and privacy using a generic suite of ethical verification criteria to industry, regulators, and innovators around the world.
By Haley Osborne
Remote professionals can be a valuable asset to any organization. Yet, they do pose unique security risks that require suitable solutions and preventive practices. What this means for companies is that they need to ensure the highest level of security for their remote workers.
By Devin Partida
Zoom has emerged as a popular way for co-workers to meet while social distancing. As its popularity has soared, however, some significant security flaws with the service have become clear. With cyberattacks on the rise, many users are questioning if Zoom's vulnerabilities render it unsafe.
You’ve seen and heard the stories of how Internet of Things (IoT) has penetrated our daily lives. With so much new technology being implemented as an extension of ourselves and in ways to improve business operations, that IEEE and the Computer Society have assembled a variety of content and resources…
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