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29October, 2020

Australian Women More Likely to Abandon Science Careers

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Female scientists in Australia are being paid less than their male peers, have fewer opportunities for career advancement and are more likely to be considering leaving the industry as a result, according to a new industry employment report that could damage ongoing efforts to increase women’s participation in STEM careers.

An article published in the ACS […]

29October, 2020

News from IFIP TC12 – October 2020

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1st Act of AI Festival Montpellier

Due to COVID modifications, the initial AI Forum France could not take its planned form (AI Austria Forum).  Instead, IFIP TC12 decided to have several events, beginning with a Round Table on September 23rd 2020.

The event, which attracted over 100 people and was conducted under COVID-safe conditions, was hosted […]

29October, 2020

IFIP APMS2020 Showcases Advances in Production Management Systems

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Leading international experts in the area of digital transformation and innovation gathered online and in person in Novi Sad, Serbia from 30 August to 3 September for APMS2020, the flagship event of IFIP WG5.7.

This year was the 41st iteration of the event and the first time it occurred in a hybrid mode, with a mix […]

29October, 2020

HBMSU’s Celebrates New Summer Program Graduates

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Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Emirates Talent Association (ETA) has celebrated a new cohort of graduates from its ‘Emirati Programmer – Summer 2020’.

The 2020 edition of ‘Emirati Programmer’ comprised two offerings: Cloud Computing and IoT in collaboration with the leading cloud computing provider Amazon Web Services (AWS), and the 3D Printing Program in […]

30September, 2020

Students Design Location-Based Games Against Coronavirus

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The students of the Master program in Human-Computer Interaction of Greece’s University of Patras worked in groups to design location-based experiences for the city of Patras, inspired to a large extent by the current health crisis.

Their work, produced during the last academic semester (March to June 2020), took place during the COVID-19 lockdown and involved […]

30September, 2020

ACS Digital Pulse Report Predicts Tech Workforce Key to Recovery

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Australia’s technology workforce continues to grow faster than other white-collar industries, the 2020 Digital Pulse Report revealed this month.

Released on Thursday 17th September, the annual report prepared for ACS (Australian Computer Society) by Deloitte Access, provided a detailed examination of digital workforce trends, aimed at informing public debate about this important area of Australia’s economy.

The report found […]

30September, 2020

Pandemic Highlights SA’s Digital Divide

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Lockdowns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic proved to be an eye-opener in terms of how far South Africa must still go to overcome the digital divide, and bring millions of citizens into the digital economy.

This is according to speakers at a webinar endorsed by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) and hosted […]

30September, 2020

IFIP WG9.5 “Our Digital Lives” Blog

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In the latest issue of IFIP Working Group 9.5’s blog, Dr Dimitra Petrakaki discusses: “The Agential Potential of Digital Technology in Health: Emerging Forms of Citizenship and Activism in Digital Health”. Read the full post here  

 

Image – Photo by Artur Łuczka  on Unsplash

30September, 2020

HBMSU Launches New Gamification System

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Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) launched its new gamification system ‘EduGame’ in September 2020. The new gamification experience makes learning more futuristic, skill-based and more enjoyable. The most important part of the EduGame is that learners can learn and at the same time achieve, adopt new learning habits and characteristics through HBMSU’s five Institutional […]

30July, 2020

Tech Companies Dominate Australia’s Best Places to Work List

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Tech companies and startups have dominated a list of the best places to work in Australia, with a number of businesses taking innovative steps to support their team during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Research institute Great Place to Work Australia produces an annual list of the top Australian and international companies with offices in Australia, ranked […]