Grace Hopper

AI in Industry: Intelligent Health Care - MIT Technology Review

Dina Katabi is the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. She is also the director of MIT’s Center …

Health Care

Get started with REST services with Apache Camel

REST services are becoming an increasingly popular architectural style for connecting modern systems with the cloud and to each other as the need for …

Open Source Movement

How I landed my post bootcamp software developer job in just seven weeks

After graduating from the Grace Hopper Program (an all-women’s coding bootcamp) this summer, I spent the following three months on a Teaching …

Employment

Curiosity — Why Do We Call Computer Glitches "Bugs"?

When something goes wrong with a computer, why do we call it a “bug”? Sure, bugs can be unpleasant, but so are rashes, all-hands meetings, and …

Candles

The Extraordinary Life of The "Queen of Code": A Grace Hopper Biography

Grace Hopper was one of the most influential computer scientists of all time. She developed the first human-computer code compiler and helped …

Computer Science

Why Do We Call Computer Glitches "Bugs"?

When something goes wrong with a computer, why do we call it a "bug"? Sure, bugs can be unpleasant, but so are rashes, all-hands meetings, and …

Human Interest

Women Entrepreneur Quest opens

AnitaB.org India, a non-profit organisation focused on the advancement of women in technology, announced the 8th edition of Women Entrepreneur Quest …

Business (India)

What 1 Sentence in John McCain's Final Statement Should Teach You About Leaving a Legacy | Inc.com

There are leaders and there are timeless leaders. There are leadership lessons and there are timeless leadership lessons.<p>A pretty darn memorable leader in John McCain just passed, and a pretty darn memorable leadership (and life) lesson was just passed on by the Senator himself.<p>It can be found in a …

Money

John William Mauchly and the Electronic Computer

John W. Mauchly‘s and J. Presper Eckert‘s ENIAC computer (1947)<p>On August 30, 1907, US-American physicist <b>John William Mauchly</b> was born. Along with J. …

Science

AAUW Fall Kickoff Event

LAMV AAUW KickOff Meeting To Focus on Gender Equity Issues<p>Emily Carian, the keynote speaker for the meeting, is a PhD candidate in Sociology at …

Stanford University

Oculus to study possible role of VR in the classroom

A pilot program will send VR headsets to schools, libraries and museums to see how they can be used to aid education.<p>Oculus is taking VR back to school.<p>To get a handle on how virtual reality can be used in education, the VR headset maker is launching a pilot program to study how the immersive …

Virtual Reality

Oculus offers another classroom VR option with new pilot program

The pilot will distribute Rift and Go headsets in Japan, Taiwan and Seattle.<p>Immersive virtual reality experiences can make learning a lot more fun for students and for anyone visiting places like museums. It'll take work to get to a point where they're widely used as a teaching tool, though, and …

Virtual Reality

feature | interview with inventor Ray Kurzweil

organization: the Association of Computing Machinery <br>story title: profile + interview with Ray Kurzweil <br>column: People of the Association of …

Singularity

New Virtual Reality Game Focuses on the Lives and Work of Women Scientists

en_US<p>article<p>Breaking Boundaries immerses players in the lives and work environments of Jane Goodall, Grace Hopper, and Marie Curie with more to …

Virtual Reality

In opening address, Salovey expresses support for immigrants, international students

“For God, for Country, and for Yale!,” sang University President Peter Salovey, a bit off-key.<p>He prefaced the performance with the caveat that he is …

Students

This Marine opens a new chapter for women

<b>(CNN) —</b> As the first woman to lead a Marine Corps infantry platoon, 1st Lt. Marina Hierl recently made history. But that history didn't begin this week or this year. Or even this decade.<p>Indeed, Hierl's service is the latest realization of a long march toward enabling Americans who qualify to serve …

Opinion

JB Weld – Strong Enough To Repair a Connecting Rod?

JB Weld is a particularly popular brand of epoxy, and features in many legends. “<i>My cousin’s neighbour’s dog trainer’s grandpa once repaired a</i> …

Repairs

‘Mulan’ Writing Duo Lauren Hynek And Elizabeth Martin Ink With APA

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth Martin, the screenwriting team who originated Disney’s live-action redo of <i>Mulan</i>, have signed with APA.<p>The new …

Hollywood

Debbie Senesky receives the 2018 Emerging Leader Abie Award

Debbie Senesky, assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics and, by courtesy, of electrical engineering, was recently awarded the 2018 …

Women in Tech

Timeless success tips - North

Ilike writing about timeless lessons for success or key behaviors that lead to success. But nothing has spurned a more introspective look at achieving success than turning a half-century old. (Ugh, it hurts to even write those words). I now realize how much I’ve learned over the years.<p>So, this …

Motivation

Meet Grace Hopper, the Pioneering Computer Scientist Who Helped Invent COBOL and Build the Historic Mark I Computer (1906-1992)

On a page for its School of Technology, Rasmussen College lists six “Assumptions to Avoid” for women who want to enter the field of computer science. …

Band of Brothers

Senate Honors Trailblazing Women in Computer Science

Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper recognized by chamber<p>Tucked away amid the back and forth of appropriations debate last week, the Senate honored two female …

Women in Science

5 female inventors whose work changed the world

Discover five inspirational women with a knack for innovation and the stories that sparked their inventions.<p>Everybody knows the Nikola Teslas, Thomas …

Harvard

Sophia Dominguez - Grace Hopper Celebration

There is no denying that Sophia Dominguez is passionate about technology.<p>“I am obsessed with all things tech,” she said. “I love new gadgets, new …

Grace Hopper

Bird scooters — Baltimore's latest invasive species

Across the country, the recent onslaught of electric scooters in urban spaces has been compared to a foreign invasion designed by teens. Dumped in …

San Francisco

Spy Memoir ‘Breaking Cover’ Acquired By Middleton Media For Movie Treatment

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Middleton Media Group has optioned rights to <i>Breaking Cover</i>, a biography by former CIA officer Michele Rigby Assad, with an eye on making a …

Manchester By The Sea

FSU kicks founder to curb. Will Yale follow?

We expect Florida State to kick Yale’s rear end in football. But it is now beating it in something the Ivy League truly cherishes — political …

FSU

Introduction

<i>University of Chicago Mathematics Graduate Students Julia Bower, Abba Newton, and Frances Baker in 1933. Gift of Julia Bower. (2006.3037.02)</i><p>During …

Smithsonian

That's What She Said: Wise Words from Influential Women

Kimothy Joy, an artist and activist committed to the empowerment of women and girls, has created a gorgeous illustrated volume, blending watercolor …

For Kids

Grace Hopper computing conference looks to bring more attention to women of color

AnitaB.org, the organization behind the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, has released its second-ever diversity report.<p>As of today, AnitaB.org employs 59 people — 27 white people, seven black people, seven Latinx people, 13 Asian people, 1 Native American person, three people …

Tech Trends