Being an engineer is like being that curious cat. The curious cat knows his or her curiosity may be the end of him or her, but he or she still needs to know how something works. Continue reading Luis “Danny” Bathen of HENAAC: Becoming a Successful Engineer
Big tech companies don’t like to talk about it. And when users find out it’s happening, they’re often surprised — and disturbed. Continue reading Yes, tech companies may listen when you talk to your virtual assistant. Here’s why that’s not likely to stop
Race car driver Jessi Combs, who earned the title of the “fastest woman on four wheels” after she set a record with a jet-powered car, died Tuesday while trying to beat a land speed record, officials said. Continue reading Race car driver Jessi Combs, known as the ‘fastest woman on four wheels,’ dies while trying to beat record
Does [a:] as in ‘baa’ sound more green or more red? And is [i:] as in ‘beet’ light or dark in colour? Even though we perceive speech and colour are perceived with different sensory organs, nearly everyone has an idea about what colours and vowels fit with each other. Continue reading Associating colors with vowels? Almost all of us do!
Saying “please” can get you quite far, even when trying to switch lanes and navigate traffic. A driver in Los Angeles found a creative way to navigate through traffic— a clever sign that reads, “Please let me in.” Continue reading Driver uses clever signs to navigate through LA traffic
When deciding on a career path, it is difficult to know whether that industry will continue growing, become over saturated, or even redundant. The trend is toward information technology and automation, which will remain the case for the foreseeable future. Continue reading The Most In-Demand Engineering Jobs
National standards that require appliances and equipment to be more energy efficient do more than save energy and reduce utility bills. They also spur economic growth and create jobs—a lot of jobs. In fact, a report by The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy reveals that they created or sustained nearly 300,000 jobs in 2016 and are projected to support 553,000 jobs in 2030. Continue reading Appliance Standards Create Jobs in Every U.S. State
Children and adults in Sussex County are now getting hands-on cyber security awareness training at the Selbyville library thanks to Cyber Streets and the library itself. Continue reading Cyber Security Awareness Training for all Ages in Delaware
CMD-IT recently announced the recipient of The Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship, Civic Science and Diversifying Computing is Cristina Villalobos, the Myles and Sylvia Aaronson Professor in the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Founding Director of the Center of Excellence in STEM Education. Continue reading Cmd-It Announces 2019 Richard A. Tapia Award Winner Cristina Villalobos
By Suzanne Weston
Until 1984, growth of women entering professions including physical sciences, law, medicine, and computer science was steady, but then something changed. After the introduction of personal computers, the percentage of women in computer science flattened and then plunged, even though the number of professional women kept rising. Continue reading Why Aren’t More Women in Computer Science?