Wednesday, September 20, 2017

WOMEN IN TECH

WOMEN IN TECH

In fact, Intel’s study found that young millennials—ages 18 to 24—are among the fiercest tech skeptics. Fifty-nine percent said they feel society relies on technology too much, and 61 percent believe it makes us...

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...

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...

Top Rated Schools for Engineering Degrees Our top choice for top one of many top schools is the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign based on an annual base tuition of $17,126 in-state and $30,848 for out-of-state...
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...

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...

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...

A survey of 2,462 Advanced Placement (AP) and National Writing Project (NWP) teachers finds that digital technologies are shaping student writing in myriad ways and have also become helpful tools for teaching writing to...

Despite the phenomenal rise in computing over the last 50 years, the birth of the internet, and our ever increasing reliance on technology, women are still not engaging with computer science at the same...

THE ATLANTIC. Even though they admit their devices distract them from class. Now, some educators are incorporating the digital tools into their teaching. image Dierk Schaefer/Flickr Smartphones, iPads, TVs, computers, videogames. Technology is omnipresent, especially for...

Engineering instruction should build on young students' natural problem-solving skills to prepare a future generation of critical thinkers. When Christine Cunningham, an education researcher and vice president at the Museum of Science in Boston, prompts...