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Computer Science Education Act Hits Critical Milestone

Aug 4, 2014 |

As the saying goes, to outcompete, a nation or business must out-compute. An explosion in the number of computationally-driven disciplines has created a huge demand for highly-trained scientists and engineers. Congress is currently considering a bill that would help bridge the skills gap and bolster national competitiveness. The Computer Science Education Act (HR 2536) seeks Read more…

Rising to the STEM Challenge

Sep 19, 2013 |

Around the world, community, industry and academic leaders bemoan the “skills gap,” the divide between the profile of those seeking employment and the actual requirements of the marketplace. As jobs become more knowledge-intensive, training for the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) takes on new urgency…

Blue Waters: Security at Scale

May 3, 2013 |

For the largest computer systems in the world, keeping IT assets safe presents a unique set of challenges.

The Week in HPC Research

May 2, 2013 |

We’ve scoured the journals and conference proceedings to bring you the top research stories of the week. This diverse set of items includes the latest CAREER award recipient; the push to bring parallel computing to the classroom; HPC in accelerator science; the emerging Many-Task Computing paradigm; and a unified programming model for data-intensive computing.

Mind the Gap: Bridging the Gender Divide

May 1, 2013 |

What can be done to address gender inequality in computer science?

The Week in HPC Research

Apr 25, 2013 |

We’ve scoured the journals and conference proceedings to bring you the top research stories of the week. This diverse set of items includes advancements in petascale-era development environments; balancing performance with power efficiency; optimizing computer science instruction; and a possible path to extreme heterogeneity.

Diversifying the Tech Workforce

Apr 15, 2011 |

White men’s guilt or a cause with a purpose?

The Gathering Storm, Five Years On

Dec 9, 2010 |

Latest National Academy of Sciences report describes continuing decline of US science and technology leadership.

The Week in Review

Jul 15, 2010 |

NASA Center for Climate Simulation doubles computational power with new Dell PowerEdge servers; Amazon introduces HPC-level computing on demand; and Carnegie Mellon announces $7 million initiative aimed at boosting computer science enrollment. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

AI That Picks Stocks Better Than the Pros

Jun 14, 2010 |

A computer science professor uses textual analysis of articles to beat the market.