Published: April 2015,  Issue: Vol. 27/No.4, Download as PDF

Archive of articles published in the April 2015, Vol. 27/No.4 issue.

Capitol Hill Presentation on Deconstructing Precision Agriculture

The Task Force on American Innovation held a Capitol Hill reception titled “Deconstructing Precision Agriculture” on Wednesday, March 4. The Computing Research Association was a co-sponsor of the event. It showcased U.S. farmers, leading agriculture technology companies, and scientists including Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Council member and University of Minnesota distinguished university professor Shashi Shekhar.

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Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing

More than ever before in history, girls are studying and excelling in science and mathematics. Yet the dramatic increase in girls’ educational achievements in scientific and mathematical subjects has not been matched by similar increases in the representation of women working as engineers and computing professionals.