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By Larry Alton
It’s common knowledge that most data breaches are caused by user error. For example, lax security measures and bad habits create the perfect opportunity for hackers to swoop in and steal or encrypt data in a ransomware attack. Although poor security is the leading cause of data breaches, there’s another…
By Suchita Gupta
Artificial intelligence refers to the simulation of human intelligence processes by smart computer systems that apply functions in multiple fields such as biology, computer science, mathematics, engineering, psychology, and others. Across the healthcare industry, artificial intelligence benefits healthcare providers in many aspects of patient care and clinical management functions. AI…
By Anna Johansson
In a world of smartphones, tablets, computers, and dozens of cable channels, trying to avoid screens has become nearly impossible. But if you’re in the recovery stages of a concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI), staying away from screens may be one of the single best things you can do…
By Stella Evans
The eCommerce sector has been growing steadily for years now, but the unprecedented growth related to the pandemic has caused many retailers to struggle under the immense weight of such sudden spikes in demand. The Covid-19 lockdowns brought about a crippling decline in retail store sales and caused a growth…
By Gilad David Maayan
What Is an API? Application program interfaces (APIs) are code that enables the communication between two software programs. APIs determine how a developer requests services from an operating system or application. The three main types of APIs are: Private APIs—designed to enhance services and solutions within an organization. Even if…
By Indy Gupta
New continent! Two new countries! This week we visit Iran and Lebanon and talk to two early-career and already-successful entrepreneurs. 1. Soodeh Farokhi from Iran, who is the founder of a successful AI startup in Canada and was already a successful startup founder in Iran – Oh, and she got…
By IEEE Computer Society Team
Download Returning Mothers Conference Report In August 2021, the Returning Mothers Conference was held to create a platform for discourse between industry and the scientists and engineers in India who aim to rejoin the workforce after giving birth. The conference also focused on providing end-to-end entrepreneurial training and business setup…
By Iam Waqas
QR codes have long since been present around us, commonly used to store information of various kinds. These codes are a popular means of information storage and exchange, and you can find them almost everywhere. People and companies have used them to store and distribute information from restaurants, hospitals, and…
By Akshita Pacholi
Artificial Intelligence has played an important role in revolutionizing the health care sector. Owing to its multiple advantages, the demand and investments from the healthcare sector have increased exponentially, in the past few years. Offering more than just accuracy, AI technology-based solutions are leading to augment effectiveness and productivity.  …
By Sri Peruvemba
From large outdoor interactive screens on buildings to tiny displays in a wristwatch, the display industry has created applications and entire industries over the past 60 years, transforming our entire society. Just take a look at laptops, tablets, mobile phones, and other handheld devices, which were all possible thanks to…
By Paul Bracht
Skip tracing makes debt collection software much more effective. It helps the end-user track down delinquent customers to recover more bad debt. Thanks to API integration, it is also easy to use, requiring no changes to a software’s interface. Companies offering debt management solutions should consider integrating skip-tracing into their…
By IEEE Computer Society Team
On September 22, 2021, President Joe Biden announced his appointments for the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and five of the members hail from IEEE and the Computer Society. The council finds its roots with President Eisenhower’s scientific advisory committee, which he established in 1957 to…
By Indy Gupta
“There are these key moments that could’ve changed things so significantly…” “Last year of high school I was an exchange student to the US.” – Rodrigo Fonseca (Principal Microsoft Researcher, former tenured professor at Brown University) Hurray, the last episode of our Brazil segment! He stood first among 42K students…
By Koyel Ghosh
NB-IoT (Narrowband IoT) chipset can be defined as a small electronic device entrenched in the respective machinery and electronic maneuvers. The smart features associated with the dapper technology such as relatively low power consumption, high system efficiency, and improved spectrum proficiency has made it a preferred choice in several industry…
By Indy Gupta
Being female helped (in studying Math and Science in Brazil)… most of my male cousins would go to high school in the evening because they had a job.” “When I came to the United States for the first time, I probably had 70 people who took me to the airport!”…
By IEEE Computer Society Team
Recently, there has been a staggering rise in cybersecurity threats. This is primarily due to the coronavirus pandemic. Increased geopolitical tensions, and cloud and IoT adoption have made companies vulnerable to more frequent and damaging cyber-attacks creating a greater need for security infrastructure and talent. Unfortunately, the cybersecurity landscape is…
By IEEE Computer Society Team
Latinx are the fastest-growing ethnic minority population in the United States. However, this growth has still not seen its equal share in representation in computing majors and professions. Many efforts to involve the Latinx community have been mildly successful because they lack cultural and contextual understanding. This has lead to…
By IEEE Computer Society Team
The Computer Society Technical & Conference Activities Board seeks nominees for the 2022 Technical Activities Committee (TAC) Chair and Vice-Chair positions. The Technical Activities Committee (TAC) Chair and Vice-Chair, as part of the T&C Activities Board (T&C), assist in providing technical leadership for and contribute to the overall technical growth…
By IEEE Computer Society
The Diversity and Inclusion Task Force presents Diversity in STEM, with Jyotika Athavale, a Senior Technical Leader in Functional Safety at Nvidia Corporation. Prior to this, she worked as Principal Engineer and lead Functional Safety Architect at Intel Corporation. She is a recognized industry expert with in-depth technical knowledge of dependable technologies…
By Christina Lee
Remote work, and online work, in general, have become far more common. Millions of people attend their digital jobs daily. This puts a huge amount of individuals at risk of cyber security threats. Those who make careless mistakes online have an increased chance of falling victim to these risks. Many…
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