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Tufts University to Add New Online Master’s in Data Science and Post Baccalaureate in Computer Science | News

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Tufts University School of Engineering is collaborating with Noodle Partners, a leading online program manager (OPM), to launch a new online Master of Science in Data Science program and a Post-Baccalaureate in Computer Science. The programs are expected to launch in January 2021 with classes beginning in Fall 2021. 

“We are laser focused on building online programs that help meet the growing demand for data and computer scientists.”

The Master of Science program in Data Science is designed to prepare students who have earned bachelor’s degrees in STEM fields for advanced careers in data analysis and data-intensive science. The program focuses on statistics and machine learning, with courses in data infrastructure and systems, data analysis and interfaces, and theoretical elements. 

The Post-Baccalaureate program in Computer Science is open to individuals with at least a bachelor’s degree in any discipline (BA

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Teenage ‘computer genius’ could become the first millennial saint | Morning

ROME (CNN) — A teenage “computer genius” could be on the path to sainthood after he was beatified by the Catholic Church.

Carlo Acutis, who died of leukemia at the age of 15 in 2006, was beatified on Saturday in the town of Assisi, Italy.

Beatification is the penultimate step in the sainthood process, and means the candidate can be referred to as “blessed,” and that one miracle has been confirmed in his or her name.

Another miracle is required for canonization, the formal act of declaring someone a saint.

The teenager used his taste for technology to create a website that traced the history of Eucharistic miracles, which has been used by more than 10,000 parishes worldwide, the Vatican said.

According to the Vatican, Acutis was religious from a young age, despite his mother having only been to mass “three times… in her life.”

The Vatican announced that Acutis

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Teenage ‘computer genius’ could become the first millennial saint

A teenage “computer genius” could be on the path to sainthood after he was beatified by the Catholic Church.

Carlo Acutis, who died of leukemia at the age of 15 in 2006, was beatified on Saturday in the town of Assisi, Italy.

Beatification is the penultimate step in the sainthood process, and means the candidate can be referred to as “blessed,” and that one miracle has been confirmed in his or her name.

Another miracle is required for canonization, the formal act of declaring someone a saint.

The teenager used his taste for technology to create a website that traced the history of Eucharistic miracles, which has been used by more than 10,000 parishes worldwide, the Vatican said.

According to the Vatican, Acutis was religious from a young age, despite his mother having only been to mass “three times… in her life.”

The Vatican announced that Acutis would be beatified

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New solar computer system to help enhance technology in rural PNG

BY PATRICK TOM

Brian Bell Group have been delivering new products and ideas to PNG for over 60 years and this new product will change PNG education, health and the commercial segments says Peter Del Monte.

Trade electrical and chemical divisional manager Peter Del Monte said the solar computer introduced by Brian Bell will help enhance technology development in rural PNG where mobile operator Digicel’s network is reachable.

“Our product first to PNG is the newest innovation in solar technology.”

He said the Brian Bell team is very proud to be exclusive distributor of this innovative and class leading solar product.

“The part that we are excited about is that now we going to bring technology to everywhere in Papua New Guinea.

“I think that’s a great first, can you image in terms of educational, all the kids in the rural villages and settlements now we can

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Is Pegasystems (PEGA) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

Investors focused on the Computer and Technology space have likely heard of Pegasystems (PEGA), but is the stock performing well in comparison to the rest of its sector peers? Let’s take a closer look at the stock’s year-to-date performance to find out.

Pegasystems is a member of the Computer and Technology sector. This group includes 613 individual stocks and currently holds a Zacks Sector Rank of #13. The Zacks Sector Rank considers 16 different sector groups. The average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups is measured, and the sectors are listed from best to worst.

The Zacks Rank is a proven model that highlights a variety of stocks with the right characteristics to outperform the market over the next one to three months. The system emphasizes earnings estimate revisions and favors companies with improving earnings outlooks. PEGA is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #2 (Buy).

Within

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Teenage ‘computer genius’ could become the first millennial saint | World

The median annual earnings for full-time working millennials in the U.S. was $40,000 in 2018, about 16 percent lower than the median for all workers of $48,000. Across major metropolitan areas, unadjusted millennial earnings ranged from a low of $25,000 per year to a high of $71,000 per year in San Jose, CA.

Of course, the cost of living varies widely by metro, from a low of 19 percent below average to a high of 31 percent above average. After adjusting for cost of living, the range in earnings narrows from a low of approximately $28,000 per year to a high just over $54,000 annually.

While locations with higher living costs tend to offer higher wages, sometimes wage gains don’t make up for the increased cost, as is the case with San Diego, CA. On the other hand, in metropolitan areas like San Francisco, CA and San Jose, CA higher

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Pocket-sized coding computer micro:bit updated with speaker and microphone

Pocket-sized computer micro:bit is being updated for the first time since 2016 with the latest technology to help children code.

The device is now four times faster and includes a built-in speaker and microphone, as well as upgrades making it possible to experiment with artificial intelligence and machine learning.



Micro:bit was first launched by the BBC in 2016, as a successor to the BBC Micro that introduced many schoolchildren to computing in the 1980s.

It is designed to support the school curriculum on computing and improve digital skills, containing sensors that can detect motion and direction.

micro:bit first launched in 2016 (micro:bit/PA)
micro:bit first launched in 2016 (micro:bit/PA)

During its initial revival, free devices were given to every year 7 student in the UK.

More than five million original micro:bits are used in classrooms around the world.

“From the very beginning, the BBC’s purpose has been to inform, educate and entertain – qualities which are all

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UJ’s computer science and software engineering academy turns 50

Professor Basie von Solms, co-founder of the Academy for Computer Science and Software Engineering.

Professor Basie von Solms, co-founder of the Academy for Computer Science and Software Engineering.

One of SA’s first independent computer science schools, the Academy for Computer Science and Software Engineering (ACSSE) in the Faculty of Science at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), is celebrating 50 years.

Co-founded in 1970 by professors Sebastiaan “Basie” von Solms and Andries van der Walt, ACSSE has since attained global status for its programmes.

Van der Walt and Von Solms were the first two staff members of the academy and the latter was head of computer science for 27 years.

The academy has a strong international research record, and is currently concentrating on areas related to the fourth industrial revolution.

ACSSE is also now heavily involved in research, focusing on cyber security, cyber counter-intelligence, artificial intelligence, intelligent software agents, Web services and biometric applications.

Von Solms says the department has made significant progress in

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Coding Is Just A Small Part Of Computer Science: SP Robotic Works’ Sneha Priya


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Sneha Priya’s mantra to introduce any technology is simple: the right exposure at the right age. “It must not be the other way around—just making it compulsory for the kids,” says cofounder of SP Robotic Works. Decoding the hysteria around coding for children in India, Priya concedes that the way it (coding) is being communicated to the parents, and the kind of FOMO being created, is probably not going in the right direction. “But if a kid embraces coding, it will be useful for her future,” she says. 

Started in 2012 by Pranavan and Sneha Priya, SP Robotic Works is an online edutainment company that specialises in providing experiential learning to students between the ages of 7 and 17, in latest technologies such as robotics, coding, drone, AI, VR and IoT. The idea is to promote STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) through

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How to send photos or other files on Skype using a computer or mobile device



a woman sitting on a table: It's easy to send files over Skype. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images


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It’s easy to send files over Skype. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images

Skype makes it easy to share files with your contacts, whether you’re in a chat, conference, or call. On a desktop computer, you can share any kind of file, but if you’re using a phone, your options are more limited.

How to send files on Skype using the desktop app

Open the Skype app and begin a text chat with the person you want to share a file with. 

There are two ways to share the file:

  • Find the file on your desktop and drag it into the Skype app. You should see a message in Skype that says “Drop file or contact details to send.” After you drop the file in the app, click the Send message arrow to complete the transfer. 



graphical user interface, application, PowerPoint: You can drag and drop files into the Skype app to share them. Dave Johnson/Business Insider


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You can drag and drop files into the Skype

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