After watching her grandmother struggle to remember her own family members, the young coder Emma Yang decided to figure out how to use AI and facial recognition to help her–and others coping with the illness. Continue reading A 14-Year-Old Made An App To Help Alzheimer’s Patients Recognize Their Loved Ones
Apple has teamed up with Malala Fund to support girls’ education, becoming Malala Fund’s first Laureate partner. Founded by Yousafzai and her father, Ziauddin, the Malala Fund aims to empower young girls and help them access the quality education they deserve. Continue reading Apple partners with Malala Fund to help girls receive quality education
Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will open its checkout-free grocery store to the public on Monday after more than a year of testing, the company said, moving forward on an experiment that could dramatically alter brick-and-mortar retail. Continue reading Amazon’s automated grocery store of the future opens
Today, the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) is proud to announce the winners of its 2018 recognition awards for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The NOGLSTP Recognition Awards will be presented during the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Austin, TX on Feb. 18. NOGLSTP is an affiliate of AAAS and will organize events, including the awards ceremony, to advocate for LGBTQ in STEM at the AAAS Annual Meeting.
When it comes to a college degree, the idea is to get in as little debt as possible, land a decent paying job and get on with your life. A debt-free degree is always desirable, although rarely accomplished these days. Continue reading 10 Colleges That Pay You Back Big
Chicago-based nonprofit sparks conversations on workplace issues and career advancement with Fortune 500 executives Continue reading Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement Seeks to End Job Biases During 2018 Leadership Tour
NACAC launched its STEM College and Career fairs in 2016 to give students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math an opportunity to explore and gather career and college information. We sat down with Anika Kwinana, NACAC’s assistant director of National College Fairs, programs and services, to talk about what’s special about STEM fairs. Continue reading Putting Energy in STEM
Sometimes, addressing it directly can be your best option. Continue reading How To Talk About The Gap In Your Work History
The conventional wisdom sees tech concentrating in a handful of places, many dense urban cores that offer the best jobs and draw talented young people. These places are seen as so powerful that, as The New York Times recently put it, they have little need to relate to other, less fashionable cities. Continue reading Tech’s New Hotbeds: Cities With Fastest Growth In STEM Jobs Are Far From Silicon Valley
Each year, as technology progresses and lifestyles evolve, old trends are replaced with new ones. This process happens across all industries including architecture and design. But trends don’t appear from thin air – typically change comes from progressive industry leaders who are one step ahead of their competition. As new trends emerge providing better options, it’s time to expire outdated ones.
Continue reading The Top 10 Architectural Trends that Should Be Left Behind in 2018