Sunday, April 23, 2017

WOMEN IN TECH

WOMEN IN TECH

Women lag behind men in the lucrative computer science and technology industries, and one of the possible contributors to this disparity is that they're less likely to enroll in introductory computer science courses. UNIVERSITY OF...

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - SAN DIEGO - Researchers have developed a new design for a cloaking device that overcomes some of the limitations of existing "invisibility cloaks." In a new study, electrical engineers at...

Harnessing Carlyle’s Global Resources to Create Value in Portfolio Companies Washington, DC – Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) today announced that Jill R. Wight has joined the firm as a Principal in...

In a noisy MIT classroom last week, high school students eagerly speculated on the problems they might see in the team math competition they were about to begin. The MIT students serving as the...
MicroMasters

MITx expands reach of MicroMasters in supply chain management with new paths to a master’s degree.Watch Video In October 2015, MIT launched the MITx MicroMasters credential, which enables online learners to take a semester’s worth...

Zhou Qunfei is the world’s richest self-made woman. Ms. Zhou, the founder of Lens Technology, owns a $27 million estate in Hong Kong. She jets off to Silicon Valley and Seoul, South Korea, to...

This open sourcering. 'Tis witchcraft! By Chris Merriman IBM HAS ANNOUNCED a new tranche of open source products designed to fuel cloud developer innovation. The first is developerWorks Open which, apart from playing havoc with our spellchecker, is...

From talking bears to smartwatches, the American International Toy Fair hosted countless tech toys. Here's a look at the top 10 kids' gadgets hitting stores later this year. The Kidizoom smartwatch helps kids tell time, and...

Cornell University researchers Wendy Williams and Stephen Ceci sent narrative summaries of hypothetical male and female tenure-track applicants to 873 science and engineering faculty across the US. Across a wide variety of conditions spanning...

South by Southwest is back! From inspiring entrepreneurs to innovative execs, here are eight speakers not to miss. Plus, 10 must-see panels about leadership, princess culture, and more South by Southwest, the major technology, film...

New York schoolboy who made $72MILLION trading stocks on his lunch breaks - and now takes his friends out to dine on $400 caviar, drives a BMW and has definitely made his immigrant parents...
Goodbye Zaha

As a luminary in the world of architecture, Zaha Hadid, who died on March 31, was a celebrity whose name, face and buildings are known by millions. But the grief felt by women architects is...