Ninety-five percent of engineers in India are not fit to take up software development jobs, and over two-thirds cannot even write code that compiles, a new survey says.
Let's take a breath: Robots and artificial intelligence systems are nowhere near displacing the human workforce.
When Matt Zeiler finished his PhD in machine learning from New York University in 2013, the tech giants came scrambling.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution has arrived.
Georg Gottlob been selected by the Awards Panel of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, as the 2017 winner of the Lovelace Medal.
Like many inventions, the internet was the work of countless hands. But perhaps no one deserves more credit for that world-changing technological leap than Robert W. Taylor, who died on Thursday at 85 at his home in Woodside, Calif.
Advances in technology pose huge challenges for jobs. Productivity levels have never been higher in the United States, for example, but income for the bottom 50% of earners has stagnated since 1999 (see 'Job shifts').
A new study from six organizations summarizes state-by-state surveys on U.S. computer science education policies for grades K-12. "There are simply not enough adequately trained people to fill the current need for . . . [computer science] professionals," the report says.
New tools must be developed to track and measure the impact of artificial intelligence and automation on the U.S. job market, according to a report from an expert panel at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Women earned just 21% of U.S. undergraduate engineering degrees and an even smaller share of computer science degrees, according to new data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
Researchers have partly developed a new approach for identifying subtle patterns to map out how ancient Latin and Greek texts relate to each other.
If understanding of computer science is essential to being an informed citizen, then it makes sense that every child needs an education in the use of computing devices and software, digital literacy, and computational processing, according to a new report.
Long before Google started working on cars that drive themselves and Amazon was creating home appliances that talk, a handful of researchers in Canada—backed by the Canadian government and universities—were laying the groundwork for today's boom in artificial intelligence.
Girls rate their mathematics abilities markedly lower than boys, even when there is no observable difference between the two, according to researchers at Florida State University.
It was Amazon that drove America's warehouse operators into the robot business.
The number of computer science majors has more than doubled since 2011, according to the Computing Research Association.
Ashley Carter's work is notable both for its investigation of DNA folding and for her efforts to recruit women into STEM fields.
The SystemsThatLearn@CSAIL industry collaboration aims to use machine learning to create functional human-like systems for data science and other fields.
Scientists are getting closer to building life from scratch and technology pioneers are taking notice, with record sums moving into a field that could deliver novel drugs, materials, chemicals and even perfumes.
When the Georgetown University Law Center offered computer programming last year, it was an experiment, a single class for about 20 students.