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Amazon's $999 dog-like robot gets smarter |  CNN Business

Amazon’s $999 dog-like robot gets smarter | CNN Business

CNN — Amazon on Wednesday unveiled a collection of product updates that tie together its wide range of services and help ensure it remains at the center of people’s lives and homes. Nearly a year after Amazon (AMZN) was criticized for its controversial vision for the future of home security, the company is doubling down …

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Investigating at the Interface of Data Science and Computer Science

Investigating at the Interface of Data Science and Computer Science

A visual model of Guy Bresler’s research would probably look like a Venn diagram. He works at the four-way intersection where theoretical computer science, statistics, probability, and information theory collide. “There are always new things to do at the interface. There are always opportunities to ask entirely new questions,” says Bresler, an associate professor who …

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New teaching area bolsters faculty in the ever-changing world of computer science education

New teaching area bolsters faculty in the ever-changing world of computer science education

The formation of the new area of ​​teaching at Illinois CS allows for a formal effort focused on the faculty’s ability to teach most effectively with the student in mind. For years, Illinois Computer Science, like many other major computer science departments, has formally structured its research into areas that allow for specialized focus on …

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In Washington DC, Jaishankar focuses on science and technology cooperation

In Washington DC, Jaishankar focuses on science and technology cooperation

Washington: A day after saying there was no doubt in his mind that India’s ‘number one’ partnership in science should be with the United States (US), the Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar kicked off her official engagements in Washington DC with a meeting focused on technology in its various dimensions at the National Science Foundation on …

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William & Mary plans new academic unit in computer science and data science

William & Mary plans new academic unit in computer science and data science

WILLIAMSBURG — William & Mary is studying the possibility of creating a new university unit in computer science and data science. As Provost Peggy Agouris told the college’s Board of Visitors on Thursday, the idea is still in its infancy, with the model and action plan expected to be finalized in the spring. The goal …

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Tech Sponsors and Education Leaders Help Fuel NYC Computer Science Education

Google committed $20 million to fund computer science education in the US school system and other nonprofits on September 1. By supporting various national and local organizations, Google estimated that computer science education would now be accessible to 11 million students. “We will focus our efforts on supporting national and local organizations that reach underserved …

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W&M plans to create a school of computer science and data science

W&M plans to create a school of computer science and data science

William & Mary is studying the possibility of creating a new university unit in computer science and data science, Vice President Peggy Agouris told members of the visitors’ committee on Thursday. The effort stems from renewed student interest in applied sciences, computing and data science at William & Mary, and a commitment by the university …

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