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3 min ago | Lenoir News-Topic

Lenoir native leads testing of NASA's latest, greatest rocket

Ashley Lee never really had an interest in computers and engineering while he was a student at Hibriten High School and Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute, focusing more on sports and martial arts.


Related Topix: Computers, Lenoir, NC, Science / Technology, Space, US Military, US Army, University of North Alabama, Science

3 hrs ago | Mashable

Facebook's News Feed: What Changed and Why

As Winston Churchill once said, "to improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often."


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Science, Mark Zuckerberg

5 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Review: 'Transcendence' like a clunky TED talk

First, we had Scarlett Johansson as a human-like operating system. Now, Johnny Depp has been uploaded.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Science, Computers, Joaquin Phoenix, Inventions, Science / Technology, PC

9 hrs ago |

How Equinix Is Productizing Flash Trading Computing Architecture

In his new book, Flash Boys, Michael Lewis directs his gleeful analytic spotlight on flash trading.


Related Topix: Science, Advertising, Computers

11 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Call for Participation in the Top500 List

The TOP500 project was started in 1993 to provide a reliable basis for tracking and detecting trends in high-performance computing.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Computers

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Digital Game Developer

Computer Software Accurately Predicts Student Test Performance

The study demonstrates that a real-time engagement detection technology that processes facial expressions can perform with accuracy comparable to that of human observers.


Related Topix: Computers, UC San Diego, Science

CMU taps Google VP as new dean of computer science

Carnegie Mellon University today named Google Vice President Andrew W. Moore as the new dean of its School of Computer Science.


Related Topix: Science, ITA Software, Carnegie Mellon University


New CEO Nadella pushes data culture at Microsoft

Microsoft Corp needs a "data culture" to thrive in the new computing environment, according to chief executive Satya Nadella, in his third public appearance in three weeks putting his imprint on the software company.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computers


Moka5 launches new centrally-managed end-user computing tool

Enterprises put a lot of time and effort into protecting their servers but what happens on the user desktop always presents a potential risk and can be hard to control.


Related Topix: Science

Why Is Computer Science Generally Viewed As 'Uncool' By Teenagers?

'Computer science' seems to be popularly synonymous with 'programming', rather than taking into account the thoughtful process of solving design, scalability, and interface problems.


Related Topix: Science, Family, Teenagers, Social Software


4 Qualities to Look for in a Data Scientist

CIO - It's hard to resist the sparkly nirvana that big data, leveraged appropriately, promises to those who choose to embrace it.


Related Topix: CIO News, Mathematics, Science

Information Technology

ConteXtream Collaborates with Red Hat to Deliver Orchestration of...

RED HAT SUMMIT 2014 - ConteXtream Inc. , a leading provider of carrier-grade network virtualization solutions, today announced its collaboration with , Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, to integrate OpenStack orchestration with ConteXtream's software-defined networking and network functions virtualization fabric for ... (more)


Related Topix: ConteXtream, Red Hat, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Science, High Performance Computing

Prince George Citizen


This screen shot shows a command prompt from Cortana, Windows phone software's virtual assistant.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014


AI gets its groove back

After decades of start-and-stop, artificial intelligence is being advanced by major computing firms from Facebook and Google to IBM.


Related Topix: Science, University of Georgia

Network World

Big data drives 47% growth for top 50 public cloud companies

Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in the fourth quarter last year to $6.2 billion, according to Technology Business Review Inc. The New Hampshire-based financial and technical research firm says the broader public cloud market, beyond ... (more)


Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science

Wall Street Journal

Google May Push Sites to Use Encryption

In a move that experts say could make it harder to spy on Web users, Google is considering giving a boost in its search-engine results to websites that use encryption, the engineer in charge of fighting spam in search results hinted at a recent conference.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Google, Startups, Internet, Science / Technology, Email Spam, Science

Cult of Mac Blog

Vintage Computer Festivals Rock On, VCF East 2014 Larger Than Ever

What do you get when you combine several hundred serious geeks, two large rooms, five decades' worth of vintage computers, and a weekend in New Jersey? The Vintage Computer Festival East, of course! The ninth running of the VCF East was held April 4-7 at the InfoAge Science Center in Wall Township, New Jersey.


Related Topix: Computers, Science, Laptops/Notebooks, Hewlett Packard, Science / Technology, Apple

Java Developer's Journal

Storms in the Cloud

There are things we tend to take for granted in our everyday lives. We have certain expectations that don't even have to be spoken, they're just a given.


Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Music Players, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Schneier on Security

'Unbreakable' Encryption Almost Certainly Isn't

Researchers at Lancaster University, UK have taken a hint from the way the human lungs and heart constantly communicate with each other, to devise an innovative, highly flexible encryption algorithm that they claim can't be broken using the traditional methods of cyberattack.


Related Topix: Science


Resisting flooding attacks in ad hoc networks

In Information Technology: Coding and Computing, 2005. ITCC 2005. International Conference on, Vol.


Related Topix: Science


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