An Ex-Google Engineer Is Founding a Religion to Worship AI. He’s Decades Too Late.

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Disagraced one-time Google engineer Anthony Levandowski wants to found a religion based on the veneration of artificial intelligence. If he’d paused to consider the concept, he might have realized he’s decades late to the party.

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Fired Google employee who wrote anti-diversity memo threatens to sue; legal expert says he doesn't have a case

The Google software engineer fired Monday for publishing an anti-diversity memo on an internal company site is reportedly pursuing legal remedies, but one law expert says he probably does not have a first amendment case

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/fired-google-employee-who-wrote-anti-diversity-memo-threatens-to-sue-legal-expert-says-doesnt-have-case.html

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Awair smart monitoring device helps improve indoor air quality

If it weren’t for his daughter, Ronald Ro, a San Francisco-based engineer, might still be working for Boeing or Samsung.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/02/awair-smart-monitoring-device-helps-improve-indoor-air-quality.html

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Alien ships near Saturn? Ex-NASA scientist claims of their existence

A former NASA engineer at the Ames Research Center claims aliens are in our solar system and they are creating rings around planets like Saturn.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/17/alien-ships-near-saturn-ex-nasa-scientist-claims-their-existence.html

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Girls learn science in defiance of Boko Haram

A female electronics engineer in Nigeria is defying Boko Haram in the region, by encouraging girls to pursue careers in science and technology.

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Apple poaches lead Microsoft HoloLens audio engineer, seen as boost for augmented reality research

The lead audio engineer for Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality project has been hired away by Apple, fueling speculation that the iPhone maker could be working on an AR project of its own.

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Former TSMC engineer gave secret process technology to Samsung, court rules

An engineer who left chipmaker TSMC for a new job at rival Samsung’s foundry division illegally passed trade secrets to the South Korean firm, Taiwan’s Supreme Court said in a Wednesday ruling.

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Revolutionary-turned-entrepreneur wants to shake up education software via the cloud

When entrepreneur and computer engineer Nikola Bozinovic founded Frame in 2012, he wanted to provide a way to bring Windows applications easily to as many people as possible by way of cloud storage. Frame aims to democratize access to software, something that isn’t very different from Bozinovic’s earlier goal of bringing governmental change back during his student days in his native Serbia. This backstory is perhaps more unique than that of the average tech entrepreneur. Prior to his Silicon Valley days, Bozinovic lead protests against then-Serbian President Slobodan Milošević in the 1990s.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/15/revolutionary-turned-entrepreneur-wants-to-shake-up-education-software/

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China's start-up city defies skeptics

Soon after computer engineer Terry Ouyang finished university, he found there was plenty of work with industry behemoths such as IBM. But it wasn’t long before he ditched the corporate ladder to make hardware on his own terms.

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Would Microsoft really open-source Windows?

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At ChefCon last week, Microsoft Technical Fellow and top engineer Mark Russinovich dropped a bombshell: He said that Microsoft one day could “open source” the entire Windows OS–in other words, give it away for free.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/202679-would-microsoft-really-open-source-windows

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Apple reportedly loses senior Maps engineering manager to car service Uber

Chris Blumenberg, an engineer responsible for some of the foundational elements of Apple’s mapping strategy dating to the first-generation iPhone, is said to have accepted an offer to leave Apple for transportation networking startup Uber.



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Historic integrated circuit expected to fetch up to $2M at auction

An integrated circuit that Texas Instruments engineer Jack Kilby used in 1958 to demonstrate his invention of the new technology is expected to sell for up to $2 million at auction.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/06/19/historic-integrated-circuit-expected-to-fetch-up-to-2m-at-auction/

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Here come the rice-grain-sized brain implants: Stanford discovers way of beaming power to microimplants deep inside your body

Stanford's mid-field wirelessly powered microimplant, the size of a grain of rice
Stanford electrical engineer and biological implant mastermind, Ada Poon, has discovered a way of wirelessly transmitting power to tiny, rice-grain-sized implants that are deep within the human body. This could well be the breakthrough that finally allows for the creation of smaller pacemakers, body-wide sensor networks, and a new class of “electroceutical” devices that sit deep in the human brain and stimulate neurons directly, providing an alternative for drug-based therapies for depression, Alzheimer’s, and other neurological ailments.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/182686-here-come-the-rice-grain-sized-brain-implants-stanford-discovers-way-of-beaming-power-to-microimplants-deep-inside-your-body

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