(University of Oxford) A consortium of eight UK universities, led by the University of Oxford, has been awarded £3 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to establish a national high-performance computing facility to support machine learning. Show More Summary
In a newly revised paper in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, a group of French and Swiss computer science researchers show that "a very small perturbation vector that causes natural images to be misclassified with high probability" -- that is, a minor image transformation can beat machine learning systems nearly every time. (more…)
The tech industry as a whole can be very overwhelming, as can the education needed to understand it all. Where do you start? You need to learn programming languages, you need to learn design, and you need to know how to apply it in a real-world scenario. Show More Summary
Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk's new venture isn't rocket science—it's brain surgery. The futurist entrepreneur's new company, Neuralink Corp., plans to merge human brains with computers, insiders tell the Wall Street Journal. The computer interface would become part of the brain with the help of tiny electrodes and...
A new patent awarded to a Penn State team led by James Wang, professor in the College of Information Sciences and Technology; Reginald Adams, associate professor of psychology in the College of the Liberal Arts; Jia Li, professor ofShow More Summary
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Google Play is teaming up with Google’s Made with Code to encourage more teen girls to study computer science. Starting today, you can watch Hidden Figures on Google Play Movies & TV in the U.S. Show More Summary
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) At the Usenix Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation this week, researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are presenting a new system for allocating bandwidth in data center networks. Show More Summary
An international team of researchers writing in the journal Science have proposed a solution for encouraging the global economy to transition to a low-carbon economy, a "carbon law" which works much the same as computing's "Moore's Law." Scientists...Show More Summary
(Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Six High Performance Computing (HPC) centers that will give academics and industry access to powerful computers to support research in engineering and the physical sciences, will be officially launched on Thursday March 30 at the Thinktank science museum in Birmingham. Show More Summary
Deadline: ongoing | Apply here Eligibility: university students currently enrolled in a 4 year BA/BS program, majoring, or intending to major in Computer Science or a closely related field at a university. Must be in their second year of education. Show More Summary
John Underkoffler was the science advisor behind the gesture-controlled computer in the film Minority Report, and he spent a lot of time trying to realize the user interface in the real world so that enterprises can collaborate more easily. And today, Underkoffler’s Oblong Industries is introducing Mezzanine Teamwork, a gesture-controlled interface for running meetings in […]
Agnitio is a free software program for Microsoft Windows computer systems that adds voice commands to the operating system. If you compare the voice controlled computers of science fiction franchises such as Star Wars or Star Trek with what is possible today, you will notice that voice control has a long way to go to […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
Juniors and seniors enrolled in Howard University's computer science program can study for three months at the newly dubbed "Howard West." Technology has always had a diversity issue. But rather than relegate to the way things appear to be, some technology companies are instead electing to invest in changing the status quo. Show More Summary
Google is opening a university in California to train African-American computer science majors in intensive coding instruction. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).
(Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University) New computational software developed by OIST researchers is hundreds of times faster than conventional tools, opening up new opportunities to understand how individual neurons and networks of neurons function.
A lil positivity…. Google Opening Howard University West Google is announcing big plans with one of the nation’s most premier HBCUs. Google and Howard University have teamed up to launch computer science residency in Silicon Valley. The program dubbed Howard
Juniors and seniors from Howard University will study computer science at Google this summer.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) At the Usenix Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation later this month, researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory will present a system for...Show More Summary
Christina used to be a cheerleader for the NBA Atlanta Hawks. Now she’s an engineer at Nike. She has a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech. At noon on March 25, Christina will be joining our pals from SciStarter and the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta at the Atlanta Science Festival Expo. Show More Summary
A group of computational biological researchers, led by Stony Brook University's Rob Patro, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has developed a new software tool, Salmon -- a lightweight method to provide fast and bias-aware quantification from RNA-sequencing reads. Show More Summary