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AWS signs Java ‘father’ James Gosling

12 hours agoTechnology : Venture Beat

Amazon Web Services has added another computer science heavyweight to its employee roster. James Gosling, often referred to as the “Father of Java,” announced on Facebook Monday that he would be joining the cloud provider as a distinguished engineer. Gosling came up with the original design of Java and implemented its first compiler and virtual machine […]

Supercomputing helps researchers understand Earth's interior

(University of Illinois College of Liberal Arts & Sciences) University of Illinois geologist Lijun Liu and his team have created a computer model of tectonic activity so effective that they believe it has potential to predict where earthquakes and volcanoes will occur. Show More Summary

The 10 best computer science schools in Europe

A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook. But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress...Show More Summary

Why user interface designers must take cues from science fiction and games

John Underkoffler gave an illuminating talk about the future of computing interfaces — and how slow the tech industry has been about creating new ones — at our recent GamesBeat Summit event in Berkeley, Calif. His talk was, unsurprisingly, wonderfully visual as he stepped through the evolution of early augmented reality. His talk was important […]

Camera-equipped drones preserve framing when shooting video

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) At the International Conference on Robotics and Automation later this month, researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and ETH Zurich will present a system that allows a director to specify a shot's framing -- which figures or faces appear where, at what distance. Show More Summary

One Candidate’s Plan to Resist Trump by Teaching Kids to Code

Maryland gubernatorial candidate Alec Ross argues the a more inclusive economy depends on ensuring all students have access to a computer science education The post One Candidate's Plan to Resist Trump by Teaching Kids to Code appeared first on WIRED.

Md. gubernatorial candidate calls for computer science for all students

Democrat Alec Ross said he would require every school in the state to offer computer-science courses.

Online BrainHQ Training Program Boosts Cognition in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis, NYU Study Shows

The online BrainHQ adaptive training program developed by Posit Science is better than any computer game at helping multiple sclerosis (MS) patients improve their cognitive skills, according to a study by researchers at New York University (NYU). Show More Summary

Under cyber attack: UH researchers look at how to catch a 'phisher'

(University of Houston) As cybersecurity experts scramble to stop another wave of ransomware and malware scams that have infected computers around the world, computer science experts at the University of Houston are 'phishing' for reasons why these types of attacks are so successful.

Stack Overflow launches apps to let you ask idiotic programming questions on the move

Stack Overflow is an incredible resource. I don’t know anyone who works as a developer — or has successfully passed their Computer Science degree — without faithfully consulting it. It doesn’t matter how obscure your problem is, or indeed, how obvious it is – Stack Overflow has your back. Show More Summary

Who Is Really to Blame for the WannaCry Ranswomware?

Microsoft, the NSA, computer users, and the nature of computer science all bare a portion of the blame.

Four short links: 15 May 2017

Formal Systems, Deep Learning, Assembly Games, and Logs vs. Metrics Form and Content in Computer Science (Marvin Minsky) -- Minsky's 1970 ACM Turing Lecture. Let us consider a more elementary, but still puzzling, trade-off, that between addition and multiplication. Show More Summary

SoftBank sinks $500M into UK virtual reality startup

A British startup founded five years ago by Cambridge University computer science graduates has received $502 million to develop large-scale virtual reality projects in a funding round led by Japan's SoftBank.

Official ISRO Answer Key 2017 – Download Directly & Raise Objections

The ISRO exam recently took place to fill 87 vacancies and recruit Engineers from Computer Science, Electronics and Mechanical branches as for the post of Scientists/Engineers. The written exam was the 1st phase of the selection procedure (the next phase is the ISRO interview, which will be held after the results are announced). Show More Summary

BEL Probationary Engineers Last Date Reminder – Direct Link to Apply Now!

BEL, a leading Public Sector unit is now recruiting around 66 Probationary Engineers this year. This Probationary Engineers will from Electronics, Mechanical, Computer Science & Civil Engineering Branches. Today is the last date of applying online for BEL PE recruitment 2017 (11th May 2017). Show More Summary

Sound over silicon: Computing's wave of the future

With a combined $1.8 million from the W.M. Keck Foundation and the University of Arizona, materials science and engineering professor Pierre Deymier explores building a quantum computer that uses sound instead of quantum particles to process information.

Sound over silicon: Computing's wave of the future

(University of Arizona College of Engineering) University of Arizona materials science and engineering researcher Pierre Deymier is building a quantum computer that uses sound waves instead of quantum particles such as electrons to process information.

Gallery of computer interfaces from science fiction movies

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing is exactly what its name suggests. I am envious of the people who make computer interfaces for movies. Their designs just have to look pretty. If you like this kind of stuff, I recommend the book, Make It So: Interaction Design Lessons from Science Fiction, by Nathan Shedroff and Christopher Noessel.

Thanks to Science and Your Imagination, Everything Can Be a Touch Screen

Touch screens are a big driver of modern life. They allow us to work and play with computers in totally new ways and have been so useful that there’s scarcely a phone or […] The post Thanks to Science and Your Imagination, Everything Can Be a Touch Screen appeared first on

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