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Report: AI and Cognitive Systems Spending to Hit $12.5 Billion Worldwide This Year

The United States is expected to spend the most of any country on these two systems in 2017 — $9.7 billion, according to a report from the International Data Corporation.

Clemson U Scientists to Build Cyberinfrastructure System for Large-Scale Data Analysis

Scientists at Clemson University are working on system that will help improve and simplify large-scale data analysis around the world. The NSF-funded project, called Scientific Data Analysis at Scale (SciDAS), aims to "help current researchers and future innovators discover data, move it smoothly across advanced networks, and improve flexibility and accessibility to national and global resources," according to a news release.

African-American Women in Engineering: 'Ignored Potential'

In 2015, less than 1 percent of all U.S. engineering bachelor's degrees went to African-American women. Of the 106,658 engineering bachelor's degrees awarded that year, 937 went to African-American women, just a third of the number that were achieved by African-American men.

UC Irvine Launches Research Hub for Connected Learning

A new Connected Learning Lab at the University of California, Irvine will focus on equity-oriented, learner-centered innovation in education technology.

Higher Ed Analytics Market Is Growing in Complexity

A new report from Eduventures breaks downthe more than two dozen offerings it has identified in the current analytics marketplace.



Canadian Researchers Design Bendable Sensors for Next-Gen Touchscreen Devices, Wearables and More

The next generation of touchscreen devices, wearables and other items maybe be bendable and foldable, thanks to a flexible and stretchable touch sensor being developed at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada

Rochester Institute of Tech Launches Series on Artificial Intelligence

RIT is kicking off a new seminar series focused on connecting the campus’s growing artificial intelligence (AI) community. The series builds off the success of RIT's Move78 retreat last February, and will delve deeper into machine learning, neuromorphic computing, computer vision and other topics.

U Florida to Open IoT Institute for Future Engineers

The Warren B. Nelms Institute for the Connected World will facilitate collaboration between resident expert research faculty in the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research and industry professionals in the IoT space.

AI Market to Grow 47.5% Over Next Four Years

The artificial intelligence (AI) market in the United States education sector is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 47.5 percent during the period 2017-2021, according to a new report by market research firm Research and Markets.

Boston Area College Students Develop VR Game Based on ‘Ulysses’

A group of students in an English class at Boston College, in collaboration with students at the Berklee College of Music and Northeastern University, are building a virtual reality game based on James Joyce’s Ulysses.

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