After graduating, mechanical engineer Kurt Driscoll endured more than 100 interviews over 10 months before he was finally hired.
A University of North Florida program is now in its third year of adapting toys from store shelves for disabled children.
The first job that Sherry Johnson, 56, lost to automation was at the local newspaper in Marietta, Ga., where she fed paper into the printing machines and laid out pages.
A new deep learning method developed by researchers at Rice University and the Baylor College of Medicine enables computers to learn about the visual world with less human instruction.
A new report from the White House warns that millions of jobs could be automated out of existence in coming years. But it cautions against one much discussed solution: giving away free money.
My personal challenge for 2016 was to build a simple AI to run my home—like Jarvis in Iron Man.
Companies use lots and lots of data, including your daily Web surfing, to help them sell you stuff.
The Southern Regional Education Board has published a report recommending actions states and schools can take to help more young people learn computer science.
Astro Teller has an unusual way of starting a new project: He tries to kill it.
Sebastian Thrun smiles a little awkwardly as he explains why he no longer believes in the educational revolution he sold to the world just a few years ago.
MIT senior Marlyse Reeves is building a supportive community of women in aerospace engineering.
Alarmed that decades of crucial climate measurements could vanish under a hostile Trump administration, scientists have begun a feverish attempt to copy reams of government data onto independent servers in hopes of safeguarding it from any political interference.
Surfing the Internet in class is linked to poorer test scores, even among the most intelligent and motivated of students, researchers say.
Enrichment activities to encourage pupils to study science and technology subjects have made no difference to their performance in mathematics exams, new research shows.
ACM CEO Bobby Schnabel last week considered the ethical ramifications of computer science's evolution as it pertains to society at a colloquium of students and professors.
The rise in qualified U.S. information technology graduates is far from fast enough to keep up with industry demands for IT skills.
TuneTable, an interactive tabletop tangible programming application designed to teach basic computer coding through music, will be installed in various museums in 2017.
University of Indiana researchers are using a mix of experimental and computational work to study rice genetics, with the goal of addressing global issues in hunger and malnutrition.
Fast food executive Andrew Puzder, who President-elect Donald Trump is expected to tap as labor secretary, has advocated replacing some human workers with machines as a way for businesses to reduce costs associated with rising wages and health-care expenses.
One of science's most contentious metrics has a flashy new rival. On 8 December, publishing giant Elsevier launched the CiteScore index to assess the quality of academic journals.