Tuesday, March 28, 2017

WOMEN IN TECH

WOMEN IN TECH

courtesy NewsMax - The percentage of Americans with high-speed Internet connections at home has  reached 70 percent, while just three percent still use dial-up to go online, a  study showed Monday. The Pew Research Center's Internet...

Randi Zuckerberg, the older sister of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, has written a soon-to-be-released children’s book called “Dot” about a young girl who learns to put down her computer to lead a more fulfilling...

An experiment demonstrates that knowledge leads to creativity. by Rebecca J. RosenMay (courtesy ThaAtlantic) What would you draw if somebody told you to draw a neuron? According to a new study, your sketch will depend on...

   Madhavi Ghare is a guest contributor, @MadhaviGhare. According to biology, the term 'evolution' has been defined as 'the change in the inherited traits of a population from a generation to the next'. The idea is...

Anne-Marie Imafidon is in a rush to get on with life. Perhaps that is why she passed a GCSE in computer science aged 10, became the youngest graduate to attain a masters degree, aged...

In celebration of Fair Use Week, we wanted to help spread the word about your rights.  Additionally, check out the website for more insight - take advantage of the self-teaching tools offered, here: FairUseWeek.org Click...

Kids' cartoon characters twice as likely to die as counterparts in films for adults:

Ursula M. Burns is chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox (NYSE: XRX), the world's leading enterprise for business process and document management. When Burns joined Xerox in 1980 as a mechanical engineering summer intern,...

Research at the 169th ASA meeting in Pittsburgh suggests that by tending to avoid baby talk, men may provide a bridge for language acquisition for their children WASHINGTON, D.C., May 19, 2015 -- Even to...
dollar bill

When the Treasury Department announced last June that a woman would grace the vignette of a newly designed US$10 bill in 2020 – rather than founding father Alexander Hamilton – there was a groundswell...

Gianna Chien is somewhat different from all the other researchers reporting on their work today to more than 8,000 doctors at the Heart Rhythm Society meeting. Chien's study found that Apple Inc.’s iPad2 can, in...
college

Across the U.S., many soon-to-be high school graduates are excited to begin college. Over the past decades, rates of college enrollment have increased. In 1950, only 16 percent of young people had at least...