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NVidia: New AI Composer

AI music is improving rapidly.  You can listen to compositions by AIVA at this link:
AI Composer Creates Music for Films and Games

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: Articles

NY Times: Rise of Computational Thinking

The New York Times reports on the spread of computational ideas to early childhood education and the humanities.
https://nyti.ms/2nS72IU

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: Articles

List of Resources for CS Students & Minorities

Here is a list of resources for CS majors that might be of interest.  It was sent to use by Michael Hoffman, the author of the article.
http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cs-programs-for-minorities/
A quote from the article:
This guide is meant to act as both an introduction to the issues surrounding minority student interest in computer science, as well as a [ >> more ]

January 24th, 2017 · Tags: Articles

GoGrad.org: A Guide for Women in STEM Graduate Schools

A guide for women interested in STEM graduate school:
http://www.gograd.org/resources/women-in-stem

April 7th, 2016 · Tags: Articles, Grad School

Guide to STEM careers for Women and Minorities

“The outlook for STEM careers is exceedingly promising. According the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, both the number and breadth of positions are set to expand over the next decade.”
See http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/women-and-minorities-stem/ for more information.
 

March 28th, 2016 · Tags: Articles

New fast algorithm for graph isomorphism

Computer science theorist László Babai at the University of Chicago has published a new algorithm that purports to solve the graph isomorphism problem in quasi-polynomial time.  Read about the new algorithm here, or the original paper here.

December 18th, 2015 · Tags: Articles

NYT Article: Making Computer Science More Inviting: A Look at What Works

Sent to us by Joe O’Rourke: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/22/upshot/making-computer-science-more-inviting-a-look-at-what-works.html

May 22nd, 2015 · Tags: Articles

Interesting Statistics about Coders who use Stackoverflow

Stackoverflow has published stats on some of the coders who access its pages. Some interesting discoveries in the stats: only 5.8% of the coders who responded to the survey are women. The country with the most coders per capita is Luxembourg. The largest percentage of coders are in the 25-29 age group. The US coders [ >> more ]

April 8th, 2015 · Tags: Articles

Article in the Huffington Post about STEM summer students

Huffington Post Article on STEM students.
Check out this article in the Huffington Post about what some STEM students are doing over the summer.   And look for our own Mariem Ayadi who’s spending her summer at the Technical University in Berlin, Germany.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/diane-propsner/what-these-stem-college-w_b_5589233.html

July 24th, 2014 · Tags: Articles

The Whole Story Behind Low AP CS Exam Stats

An interesting comment on Slashdot about the low percentage of girls taking the CS AP exam:  http://beta.slashdot.org/story/197083
 
 

January 20th, 2014 · Tags: Articles