Thursday, February 22, 2018

WOMEN IN TECH

WOMEN IN TECH
Brain

Imagine infusing thousands of wireless devices into your brain, and using them to both monitor its activity and directly influence its actions. It sounds like the stuff of science fiction, and for the moment...

Digital technologies are impacting American middle and high school students’ writing in many ways, both good and bad, a new national report from the Pew Research Center shows. According to the survey of teachers...
College Education

A recent report by The Education Trust, a nonprofit working on educational justice, reveals that while there has been an improvement in graduation rates at four-year public institutions for all students, the improvement is...

We shouldn't be emphasizing work-life balance, according to Padmasree Warrior. We should be striving for work-life "integration." The Chief Technology Officer of Cisco, a tech giant specializing in networking, said during a Friday chat with...

The Pittsburgh Chapter of the ASA participated in the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), which was held in the Pittsburgh convention center May 10–15. The ISEF is the largest pre-college science...

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...

by Daniel Burrus (courtesy LinkedIn) The Communication Age is here, and it’s time we harness it. Why? Because informing is a one-way conversation between you and your employees, customers, or other stakeholders. And let’s face it,...
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...

by Arik Hesseldahl (courtesy AllThingsD) What a difference a year makes. Last June, the technology giant Hewlett-Packard convened its annual HP Discover event in Las Vegas with a new CEO, Meg Whitman, who had been on the...
video

courtesy kaist.edu  - A doctoral candidate at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) developed a magnetically driven pen interface that works both on and around mobile devices. This interface, called the MagPen,...

When Tesla Motors' long-delayed Model X -- designed to blend the best of a sport utility vehicle with the benefits of a minivan -- starts deliveries to customers in late 2015, Tesla will gain...

School boards have often been portrayed as old-fashioned and dysfunctional, so much so that some school reform leaders have advocated for eliminating school boards altogether. It is no surprise then that school board elections have...