Partners Announce Initiative at Consumer Electronics Show; Urge Tech Industry to Collective Action NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Intel, Vox Media, Re/code and Born This Way Foundation are coming together to co-create Hack Harassment (#hackharassment), a new initiative to fight online harassment and create safer, more inclusive online experiences. Technology and media industries, nonprofits, academia, influencers and thought leaders, and members of online communities are encouraged to join the initiative. Hack Harassment will host a series of hackathons later this year to increase accountability, advance anti-harassment technology solutions and effect positive change.
At the upcoming opening of the Alan Turing Institute (ATI), Intel and ATI will announce a long term strategic partnership and investments to further the role of high-performance computing and data sciences in the UK. Through the development of research programs with researchers from both organizations, the partnership intends to drive scientific and technological discoveries which will create new business opportunities and accelerate solutions to global challenges. For more information, please visit: https://turing.ac.uk
With features of silicon chips shrinking to single-digit nanometers, measurement tools long used to monitor chip production are approaching their limits. Factor in the growing complexity of chip design, and it’s easy to understand why Intel is working with the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) on new measurement capabilities.
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Intel will invest US$50 million with QuTech, the quantum research institute of Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and TNO, and will dedicate engineering resources to advance research efforts. The collaboration over the next 10 years will accelerate quantum computing research, which holds the promise of solving complex problems that are practically insurmountable today
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Gartner Research began ranking company’s supply chains a decade ago in order to identify companies that best demonstrate leadership in applying demand-driven principles to drive business results. This week Gartner announced 2015 rankings at their annual Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
Next week, 40 brilliant high school seniors will convene in Washington, D.C. to compete for more than $1 million in awards and recognition as America’s most innovative young scientists and researchers.
America’s Most Prestigious Science Competition Triples Top Award Money NEWS HIGHLIGHTS > Forty high school seniors were named finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, a program of Society for Science & the Public. Intel Science Talent Search tripled its top award money, replacing the single $100,000 top prize with three Medal of Distinction awards of $150,000 each. Intel Science Talent Search recognizes the most promising young innovators in the United States who are creating the technologies and solutions that will positively impact people’s lives.