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Georgia Tech Students Help CSX Create the Future of Freight Rail

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An essential piece of rail safety – elastic fasteners, or “e-clips,” which secure rails to metal plates – have been installed by sledgehammer since the 1930s.

To upgrade and modernize this decades-old installation process, CSX turned to seniors at Georgia Tech enrolled in The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering’s Capstone Design Course. The students work in small groups to design, build and test prototypes in response to challenges proposed by industry.

First Lady Hosts DC Students for Screening of Fox’s ‘Hidden Figures’ to Celebrate Decades of Women in Space Exploration

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Middle and high-school students from Washington, D.C. area schools gathered at the White House on December 15 for a private screening of Hidden Figures, the new film from Fox 2000 following three female African American engineers who played crucial roles in the 1960s Space Race. Stars Taraji P.

How I Became a Techie: Ignacio Contreras

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“Allow some level of randomness or variability in your career.” — Ignacio Contreras

I remember, at 7 or 8 years old, I used to create circuits with this toy DC motor that you could buy at electronic stores. My grandfather, who I lived with, used to give me some money for arcades or comic books, but instead, sometimes I would go to the electronics shop to buy lights, copper cables, batteries, and motors to build a small circuit.

Bloomberg Discovery Day: Mannequin Challenge

Ever wonder what engineering students and software engineers get up to at Bloomberg's Engineering Discovery Day?
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Ever wonder what engineering students and software engineers get up to at Bloomberg's Engineering Discovery Day? Get a sneak peek through this #MannequinChallenge video, which was shot at a recent Discovery Day at Bloomberg HQ in New York City.

Women In Tech - A Recap of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

By Christine Jorgensen
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About 150 employees from Qualcomm Technologies – engineers, program and product managers, IT administrators, programmers, a few VPs and our CIO – attended The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) in Houston last month. 

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How I Became a Techie: Kathy Herring Hayashi

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“When you find that passion, it’s no longer work. It’s what drives you. What motivates you.” — Kathy Herring Hayashi

How did I become a techie? It all started with my dad, who was in the Air Force. When we were stationed in Nebraska, he would always find time in the evening to do word scramble puzzles with me, which later led to us doing cryptograms and other ciphers. He taught me to look several moves ahead, which helped me win my junior high checker championship.

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How I Became a Techie: Robert Nowakowski

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“The whole thing about STEM is that it involves a diverse team of people working closely together to successfully derive and execute innovative ideas to solve a complex problem.” — Robert Nowakowski

Data For Good Exchange 2016: Eliminating Cyber Threat Whack-a-Mole

Developing a Risk Based Approach
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Originally posted on youTube.

Moderator: Philip Reitinger, President & CEO, Global Cyber Alliance
Panelists: Cyrus Vance, Jr., New York Country District Attorney
Jacob Olcott, VP of Business Development, BitSight Technologies
Yurie Ito, Founder & Executive Director, CyberGreen
Scott Carpenter, Managing Director, Jigsaw (formerly Google Ideas) For Engineering jobs: http://bit.ly/23gXZzd

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