Time seems to move faster at the National Space Science Center on the outskirts of Beijing.
Imagine you are a policymaker who needs to know how much carbon is stored in the South American forest.
In 2015, Monocle magazine, a favorite read of the global hipsterati, published an enthusiastic report on Lawrenceville, the former blue-collar neighborhood here filled with cafes, hyped restaurants and brick rowhouses being renovated by flippers.
New technologies are poised to sweep through investment banks, relieving many rank-and-file employees of roughly a third of their current workload, according to McKinsey & Co. The shift, already stoking angst on Wall Street, may take only a few years.
China aims to make the artificial intelligence industry a "new, important" driver of economic expansion by 2020, according to a development plan issued by the State Council.
AI is letting machines learn about the pupils using them by studying the data produced in the process. And research drawing on psychology, cognitive science, and other disciplines is providing practical insight into the "science of learning."
In a commentary published in the journal Science, Carole Lee and David Moher identify incentives that could encourage scientific journals to "open the black box of peer review" for the sake of improving transparency, reproducibility, and trust in published research.
The Iron Yard Academy, a coding school aiming to provide a fast track for employment in Research Triangle Park's growing tech sector, is closing up shop.
After decades in the wilderness, AI has swaggered back onto center stage.
Chinese government leaders, subtle masters of propaganda, seem to have discovered a Sun Tzu formula for taming dissent on the Internet: The best strategy may not be to confront critics directly, but to lull or distract them with a tide of good news.
A growing number of cybersecurity camps are helping to prepare young women to work in this field, as women remain underrepresented in the information security workforce worldwide.
Python is now the top programming language, according to IEEE Spectrum's recently released fourth interactive ranking of the leading languages.
While some middle schoolers spend their summers lounging poolside, others spend time building robots. At the Women in Robotics Summer Youth Program last week, 23 girls learned to program, wire, troubleshoot, and construct two robots.
Mengjun Xie, a researcher at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has garnered additional funding from the U.S. National Security Agency to develop a virtual cybersecurity lab for cloud environments.
The Texas Advanced Computing Center last month hosted a week-long summer camp during which 34 students received instruction from five staff scientists and two guest high school teachers.
Just before Stefan Seltz-Axmacher offers a job to an engineer at Starsky Robotics Inc., a driverless trucking startup in San Francisco, he gives them the talk.
Forty-five high school girls are tackling programming, virtuous hacking, and digital forensics at New York University's Computer Science for Cyber Security program.
What are schools for, and is coding a necessary part of that?
Valerie Barr has been selected the first person to hold the Jean E. Sammet Chair in Computer Science at Mount Holyoke College.