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Jackson State University computer science grad Brenda Matthews is currently lead systems engineer of the pre-planned product improvement program for the Shadow product line of the tactical unmanned aerial system project office in the Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command
Dec 2, 2013, 14:07
Which federal agency does the second largest amount of business with private contractors? Which federal agency runs a network of national laboratories that are a veritable treasure trove of technological breakthroughs and business opportunities? Dot Harris wants everyone to know the answer to those questions: the Department of Energy (DOE).
Oct 28, 2013, 14:24
Keep trying to introduce them to programming languages like C++
and Java and “you’re going to lose a lot of kids,” says Dr. A. Nicki Washington,
an associate professor in the Department of Systems and Computer Science at
Howard University. But show those same students how to make tracks in rudimentary drag and drop programming languages, and they’ll
be more likely to receive the message.
Oct 11, 2013, 13:09
In early 2013, Black Founders, a San Francisco organization dedicated to
promoting diversity in the technology industry, launched its first hackathon,
HBCUHacks, in Atlanta. The event attracted students from Atlanta University
Center, which includes Morehouse College, Spelman College and Clark Atlanta
University. Others followed at Howard University and Morgan State University.
Sep 24, 2013, 19:15
TechAmerica Foundation today released its annual report detailing national
and state trends in the international trade of high-tech goods. The
report, Trade in the Cyberstates 2010: A State-by-State Overview of High-Tech
International Trade, covers all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto
Rico. Nov 30, 2010, 16:34
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