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  • New Cal State trustee may be a good fit for Gov. Brown's online push

    New Cal State trustee may be a good fit for Gov. Brown's online push
    Gov. Jerry Brown has made it no secret that he wants California colleges to ramp up online education as a way to increase access and reduce costs. He emphasized the point recently when he named a Cal State Northridge computer science professor to the...
  • For the paralyzed, brain power can control two virtual arms

    For the paralyzed, brain power can control two virtual arms
    For scientists building devices that would allow the paralyzed to interact with their environment (as well as those wishing to understand the workings of the brain), it's important to understand that using two virtual arms is a more complex proposition...
  • Firms race to transmit Wall Street data at nearly light speed

    Firms race to transmit Wall Street data at nearly light speed
    NEW YORK — Ari Rubenstein, a "Star Trek" fan who counts physics as a hobby, wants to boldly go where Wall Street has never gone before: the speed of light. Rubenstein heads Strike Technologies, a New York company that's part of a budding cottage...
  • Today in history: The Internet is born

    Today in history: The Internet is born
    Just as victory has many fathers, great events often have many birthdays. We choose Oct. 29, 1969, as Day One of the Internet (which would make it 44 years old today) for a good reason. That was when the very first message moved between the first two...
  • Grace Hopper, Amazing Grace of computer history, gets Google Doodle

    Grace Hopper, Amazing Grace of computer history, gets Google Doodle
    Grace Hopper, known as "the first lady of software," is celebrated for her computer genius, with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 107th birthday. The doodle would have been deeply appreciated by Grace Murray Hopper. She rose through the naval...
  • Apple offering free computer coding classes as part of initiative

    Apple offering free computer coding classes as part of initiative
    If you've ever wanted to learn how to write computer software, you can now sign up for a free one-hour class at your local Apple Store. The tech giant will be holding introductory computer science classes at its retail stores Wednesday as part of a...
  • Chemistry on computers? Nobel Prize goes to scientists who led the way

    Chemistry on computers? Nobel Prize goes to scientists who led the way
    A University of Southern California professor and colleagues from Stanford and Harvard universities were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for their pioneering use of computer modeling programs to help predict complex chemical reactions....
  • SMASH USC teaches science and technology to disadvantaged students

    On a recent Tuesday, the leader of the French Toast Mafia looked harmless. She wore a lime-green shirt featuring Carlton from "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and her mafia "thugs" were 17 smiling high schoolers in slacks and black polos. But she does want...
  • Thirsty for beer? There's a robot for that

    Thirsty for beer? There's a robot for that
    Move over C3PO, Cornell University computer science geeks have created a robot that can tell if you want a beer and pour it for you. Barristas also may want to wake up and smell the coffee too. This robot can guess whether students are hankering for...
  • MPAA hires two new executives to head its technology efforts

    MPAA hires two new executives to head its technology efforts
    The Motion Picture Assn. of America Inc., the trade group representing the major studios, has hired two new executives to head up its technology efforts. John McCoskey, a former chief technology officer at PBS,  joins the MPAA as executive vice...
  • Firefighters rescue teen's science project drone from palm tree

     
    One of the best student science projects in all of Los Angeles County’s nearly fell victim to a palm tree....