Ashley Pereira

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Security experts in high demand at major US companies

The recent rash of corporate hacks has scared major companies into investing more into security experts, a new report from Reuters says.<p>Several big US companies, including JPMorgan Chase and Pepsi, are in the process of hiring chief information security officers (CISO) to build out their defenses …

Career and Technical Education

The United States invests roughly $1.4 trillion in human capital development each year. National spending on the five CTE pathways totals $524 …

[Career and Technical Education] Engaging High School Students in Computer Science Learning

As open jobs in the computer science industry far outpace the number of students entering the workforce qualified to fill them, incorporating this …

High School: What is Career and Technical Education?

Why Choosing a Career in STEM Is Everything

I’ve written a bit lately about the need for career fluency and how earning a degree isn’t enough to chart one’s course toward professional …

Career Gadget - Connecting you with the jobs of the future

An on-going series of live webinars related to specific careers, industries, and excelling in school will soon be offered. Students will have the …

Career Development

A blueprint for getting more women into information technology

DESPITE the incoming administration’s vow to bring thousands of well-paid jobs back to America, over half a million posts paying $100,000 a year or …

IT

What we educators get wrong about 21st century learning: New article

Click on diagram to download a hi-res version<p>Back in 2013 we proposed <b>a framework for 21st century learning</b> based on a synthesis of a range of …

The Future of Technology: 2050

A veteran tech observer looks at the many emerging trends in emerging tech to predict where we’re heading, from AI to 3D printing to robotics.

Automation and Robots Could Permanently Disrupt Capitalism

Automation is Real<p>Many articles that talk about automation and its resulting job displacement may sound alarmist. However, studies have shown that …

Newspeak for the rest of us: Learning a new language can give new insight, improve tolerance

<b>In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, Bosnian boy Zejd Coralic, center, learns sign language from teacher Anisa Setkic-Sendic, not shown, with other children in a class at an elementary school in Sarajevo, Bosnia. I (AP)</b><p>Why it’s important to be expand your mind<p>Amy Thompson<p>December 13, 2016 …

Could robots be marking your homework?

<b>What do you call a sick bird? An illegal.</b><p>OK, it's not exactly hilarious.<p>But it's not a joke from a five-year-old with a Christmas cracker.<p>This is computer-generated wordplay and an example of how the boundaries of artificial intelligence are shifting.<p>If a computer can crack jokes, what other human …

Blended Learning with the New Google Sites

As more schools go 1:1 with devices, classrooms increasingly feature a blended learning model. This requires a lot of student screen time because as …

Why Fewer Americans Outearn Their Parents

It’s growing inequality—not a temporarily sluggish economy—that is most likely to blame.<p>There was a time when most Americans could expect their children to grow up and be better off than they were. As my colleague Alana Semuels notes, most baby boomers born in the 1940s ended up earning more money …

University of California

How to save and sync your passwords for free

Time for some tough love: If you're not using a password manager, you're crazy. These tools not only help you build a more secure database of passwords -- a different one for every site, of course -- but also save you considerable time when it comes to actually using those passwords.<p>OK, I hear you: …

New Software Can Turn Your Picture Into a Full 3D Avatar

The tech uses a combination of computer vision and machine learning to turn a picture of your face into a virtual representation.<p>If you've ever struggled with designing the perfect avatar, one company may be able to help. Startup Loom.ai has created a technology that produces an entire avatar from …

Google explains the power of machine learning in the countless fields it now uses it in [Video]

If it wasn’t clear enough, AI, and more specifically the machine learning sub-branch, is a big deal — and not just for Google. It’s not much of a “next big thing” aimed at supplanting everything that has come before it from above, but rather a more silent revolution branching out from …

Machine Learning

Online Education Pioneer Boots Up a Jobs Program for the Tech Industry

Sebastian Thrun helped stoke the hype around massive online open college courses—but has pivoted his own startup to focus on vocational training …

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