Artificial Intelligence has been the stuff of movies for decades, but what used to be fiction is rapidly becoming our reality. Companies are increasingly exploring the use of self-driving cars, facial recognition, and robotics. As these changes become more Continue reading Ethics and Artificial Intelligence
The iPhone app launched in 2015 called Be My Eyes marks another step in technology increasing accessibility for people with disabilities. Be My Eyes links people who are blind or visually impaired to sighted volunteers through video chat. The volunteer can see through Continue reading Be My Eyes
“Breaking New Ground: Computational Tools for Art” THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017 3:30 – 5PM Event Information: http://s.si.edu/2rOio0y Computer processing of scientific images of artworks—using algorithms from engineering applications—has advanced rapidly over the past decade. These tools have allowed researchers to Continue reading Breaking Ground: New Computational Tools for Art- July 20, 2017
The Mercurians once again is offering the Pam Laird Research Grant (US$1,000) to defray the cost of travel and housing to use a research collection to pursue research in the history of communication technologies. We have added this new initiative Continue reading Award: Pam Laird Research Grant- May 1, 2017
The March 2017 Techexpo Hiring Events will be held March 8 in McClean, VA and March 9 in Columbia, MD. Please note that some of these events require a security clearance. For more information, click here.
Join our IBM guest speakers for an engaging discussion around Cognitive technologies and how they relate to usability. In this discussion, our speakers will explore Design Thinking, IBM’s most innovative Cognitive services, and what these industry methods mean for you Continue reading Cognitive Technologies and Usability- February 28, 2017
Check out this super interesting article that iSchool faculty member Tim Summers wrote for The Conversation! It explains how ethical hacking is used to combat large-scale security breaches, like the recent incident with the DNC. Even if you are not a tech-wiz, Continue reading Faculty Article: Hunting Hackers
Are you interested in learning more about making your way in the traditionally male-dominated tech industry? Consider registering for the Women in Tech Summit. Student registration is only $40 and the event is happening locally in March 2017. The Women Continue reading Women in Tech Summit, Washington, DC- March 24, 2017