Nissan plans to deliver autonomous driving technology commercially by 2016, after partnering with the NASA division that developed the Mars rover software and robots on the International Space Station.
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Countless industries have benefited immensely from utilizing open source software - with science and engineering among the sectors driving the charge.
The San Francisco-based marketing intelligence company, which touts data science as its core DNA, recently secured $54.7 million in a Series C funding round.
This is one data set that a federal agency is keen to make public.
Data science is one part analysis and one part art. It gathers together data from many sources and gleans important insights. Can this demanding practice be packaged as a piece of software? Prelert believes that it can.
A proclivity for teaching web-design skills over hard-core data science will leave Australia struggling to meet rapidly increasing demand for business intelligence and big-data specialists, the local head of R&D with Dell Software has warned.
An update uploaded to the mobile laboratory as it was en route from Earth to Mars was installed over the weekend, to help Curiosity carry out its experiments and not bump into things
NASA is hosting a multi center social media event across its centers in the US to preview the landing of the Mars Science Curiosity Rover on August 6th.
New online courses set to start in January 2012 include Software as a Service and Computer Science 101, as well as primers on entrepreneurship. Be sure to check out Stanford's iTunes U as well.
Nasa plans to send science experiments into space aboard Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo commercial plane.Nasa will use SpaceShipTwo to conduct science experiements in microgravity at a sub-orbital altitude of around 350,000 feet above sea level, Virgin Galactic announced on Thursday.
Jason and Violet discuss the science of "Mansplaining" and the challenges for women interacting in monocultures such as Apple software development.
Eva Chen is a 20-year veteran of the security industry, having established the now Taipei-based antivirus giant in 1988 with her sister and brother-in-law while in Los Angeles. At the time, Chen kept herself afloat as a sports journalist. She's also been a software developer and has published science fiction books.
A computer science professor hopes to use open-source software and super-high resolution photos to capture three-dimensional lifelike models of the world's treasures, effectively preserving their current state.
A look inside the lab housing a duplicate set of the systems on the International Space Station, Nasa and Boeing check new software out before uploading it to the station
The space agency is set to auction five patents relating to the field of automated software development, which could be used to cut development time and coding errors
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center will hold an auction Nov. 11 for five patents focused on automated software development.
If you were an 18-year old spotty faced computer science student, would you be more interested in learning your way around the command line and scraping your fingernails on the rough edges of real code, or would you be happy to know that you'll ultimately be working with a completely automated software management system – so why bother?
The supercomputing programs behind so much science and research are written by people who are not software pros, says Andrew Jones
While plenty of schools offer solid computer science training and certification programs, this can be resource intensive and costly in terms of both the necessary hardware instructional expertise required...can simulation software fill the gap?
In the interests of science, I've been dividing my time lately between a Mac running Snow Leopard and a PC running Windows 7. My goal is to gain hands-on experience with Apple's hardware and software to go with the years of experience I already have with Windows. My first challenge: assembling a suite of Mac software to replace my familiar Windows tools. With one exception, I was able to find everything I needed. Here's what I chose, and why.
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