Your smart speaker is always listening

Apr 12, 2019
And someone on the other side of it may be listening, too.
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Higher-ed tech programs helped to lure Amazon

Nov 14, 2018
Colleges and universities producing a pipeline of talent were a significant draw.
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What kind of 'intelligent' is your artificial intelligence?

Oct 22, 2018
Is Alexa programmed to be polite? Depends who's programming her.
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What kind of 'intelligent' is your artificial intelligence?

Oct 22, 2018
Is Alexa programmed to be polite? Depends who's programming her.
(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

What would our health care system look like if doctors spoke the same language as engineers?

Dec 11, 2017
Texas A&M University will start training doctors and nurses to also be engineers.
Physician-engineer Roderic Pettigrew will be the first CEO of Texas A&M's new Engineering Health initiative.
Sam Craft, courtesy of Texas A&M Health Science Center

My First Job: Rosie the Riveter

Jun 9, 2015
Marian Sousa's first job was in a WWII shipyard.

At Harvard, even the meat smoker is smart

May 25, 2015
Part of the curriculum for one engineering class has been cooking lots of brisket.

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Caltech's little engineers that could

Feb 12, 2015
Infants and toddlers learn engineering principles at university child-care center.

Santa Claus 2.0: Building drones to replace Rudolph

Dec 24, 2012
A Santa Claus we met on the street in Brooklyn also happens to be an electrical engineering hobbyist who wants to 'replace reindeer with drones.'

Closing the gender gap in patent filing

Mar 22, 2012
Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner on one scientifically-proven way that helps women embrace risk.