You only have to look at recent headlines to confirm that cybersecurity is a critical concern that touches every industry and every individual, and threats are only continuing to increase. CISO shares how other industry leaders can help close the talent gap.
How do humans interpret and understand art? The nature of artistic style, seemingly abstract and intuitive, is the subject of ongoing debate within art history and the philosophy of art.
When we talk about paintings, artistic style can refer to image features like the brushstrokes, contour and distribution of colors that painters employ, often implicitly, to construct their works.
There is a common thread that connects the hack into the sluicegate controllers of the Bowman Avenue dam in Rye, New York; the breach that compromised 20 million federal employee records at the Office of Personnel Management; and the recent spate of “ransomware” attacks that in three months this year have already cost us over US$200 million: they were all due to successful “spearphishing” attacks.
At Health Datapalooza, the Vice President said healthcare technology is inhibited by data silos and a lack of interoperability. “We need to break down silos that keep research away from the world,” said Vice President Joe Biden at Health Datapalooza. “Researchers aren’t incentivized to share data, but they need to share data to find results more rapidly.”
Tested at YMCA, this marks the first time a CMS Innovation Center preventative service has become eligible for expansion in Medicare.
Chalk up a big win for diabetes prevention. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced Wednesday that a preventive model of care for people with diabetes is indeed working. And now the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is considering how it would expand this model broadly throughout the Medicare program.
MADISON – A bill that emerged from the Wisconsin Legislature’s closing surge will allow the state’s education agency to award small grants to high-school robotics teams, with the money used to pay for kits, supplies, contest fees and the like.
It’s a modest amount of money – the state Department of Public Instruction expects to absorb the cost within its existing budget – but it could have a big payback for students seeking a hands-on introduction to a tech-based career.
SEATTLE — When Microsoft acquired the creator of the game Minecraft in 2014, the giant software company instantly got a cachet bump with children, picking up a blockbuster game app for a generation that didn’t depend on its products the way their parents did.
Judging by the number of learning apps available to classrooms around the country, the education technology market aimed at elementary through high schools is booming.
There are more than 3,900 math and reading apps, classroom management systems and other software services for schools in the United States, according to LearnTrials, a start-up that helps school districts assess and manage these tools.
If the efforts by state legislators to restrict the use of student data are any guide, the email addresses and search queries of the nation’s schoolchildren are a hot commodity.
AWS has launched AWS Educate, an online service with self-paced labs, tutorials, and best practices for educators and students.
Amazon wants to educate us on how to use the cloud. And several major educational institutions — including Carnegie Mellon — are on board to help.