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By Lori Cameron
We asked leading experts in emerging tech fields to tell us what graduates and job-seekers can expect in the coming years. Here's what they had to say.
By Lori Cameron
We asked experts in the fields of artificial intelligence, virtual/augmented reality, wearables, and wireless tech to tell us what job-seekers can expect in the coming years. Here's what they had to say.
By Lori Cameron
With the release of a special issue of Computer magazine on digital health, the IEEE Computer Society interviewed Giorgio Quer of Scripps Institute about how digital health is changing the healthcare landscape.
By Lori Cameron
Software engineers who want the inside track on this fast-moving market can learn from seasoned professionals which areas to pursue. We asked several software engineering experts what types of software tech advances will see the most growth in the next several years.
By Lori Cameron
If you’re going to network like a pro, it makes sense to go to the pros to find out how it's done. Here are some tips from some of computing's top experts.
By Lori Cameron
Software experts predict AI, neural networks, testing, blockchain, and algorithms are among the next big things to create new, well-paying jobs in tech.
By Lori Cameron
We asked leading big data experts to tell us what graduates and job-seekers can expect in the coming years as big data experiences massive growth. Here's what they had to say.
By Lori Cameron
We asked a panel of healthcare technology experts to weigh in on what job-seekers can expect between now and 2026 when 2.4 million new healthcare jobs will be created.
By Lori Cameron
Three women who have had an extraordinary impact in the field of computing offer sound advice on the age-old issue of gender relations.
By Lori Cameron
We asked leading experts in the "Internet of Things" to tell us what graduates and job-seekers can expect in the coming years. Here's what they predicted.
By Lori Cameron
We asked 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.
By Lori Cameron
Susan Landau has an impressive resume. She is Bridge Professor of Cyber Security and Policy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the School of Engineering, Department of Computer Science, Tufts University and senior fellow at the Fletcher School Center for International Law and Governance. We asked Landau to give us her insights about computing careers.
By Lori Cameron
The field of "affective computing" is a fast-growing, multi-billion-dollar industry. Learn how to gain a competitive edge from Rosalind Picard, founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group at the MIT Media Lab and creator of the branch of computer science known as affective computing.
By Lori Cameron
Last year in late October, Christine Miyachi, of Xerox Corporation, participated in the "Women Making the Future" panel discussion at the IEEE Future Directions Technology Time Machine Symposium. We asked Miyachi about her work in the field of software architecture.
By Lori Cameron
For this month’s career feature, we interviewed Laura Trutoiu, a Senior Computer Scientist in Magic Leap’s Advanced Technology office in Seattle and a domain expert in virtual and mixed reality. Her research spans computer graphics, human perception, and sensing/interaction for virtual and mixed reality systems.
By Lori Cameron
For this month’s career feature, we interviewed Henry Duwe who co-authored “Bespoke Processors for Applications with Ultra-Low Area and Power Constraints," which appears in the May/June 2018 issue of IEEE Micro. Duwe is an assistant professor at Iowa State University. His research interests include computer architecture and the design and architecture of ultra-low-power computer systems suitable for Internet of Things applications.
By Lori Cameron
For this month’s career feature, we interviewed Knut Haufe who co-authored “Improving Transparency and Efficiency in IT Security Management Resourcing," which appears in the Jan/Feb 2018 issue of IT Pro. Haufe is managing director and lead expert for information security management systems at PwC Cybersecurity Services.
By Lori Cameron
For this month’s career feature, we interviewed Oliver Amft who authored "How Wearable Computing Is Shaping Digital Health" in the January-March 2018 issue of IEEE Pervasive Computing. Amft is the founding director of the Chair of eHealth and mHealth at the Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), where, since 2017, he has been full professor.
By Lori Cameron
For this career article, we interviewed David Kotz who co-authored the article "Privacy and Security in Mobile Health: A Research Agenda" in the June 2016 issue of Computer magazine. Kotz is the Champion International Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth College and serves on the US Healthcare IT Policy Committee.
By Lori Cameron
For this career article, we interviewed Jens Jelitto, who co-authored the article "Cognitive Storage for Big Data," which appears in the April 2016 issue of Computer. Jelitto is a research staff member at IBM Research—Zurich. We asked Jelitto about careers in big data.
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   About the Author
Lori Cameron is a Senior Writer for the IEEE Computer Society and currently writes regular features for Computer magazine, Computing Edge, and the Tech News and Computing Careers websites. For over 20 years, she has been a professor of writing and literature at DeVry University, Long Beach. Lori received a master of arts in English from the California State Polytechnic University, and a bachelor of arts in writing from Indiana Wesleyan University.