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A Lesson of Tesla Crashes? Computer Vision Can’t Do It All Yet

Jitendra Malik, a researcher in computer vision for three decades, doesn’t own a Tesla, but he has advice for people who do. “Knowing what I know about computer vision, I wouldn’t take my hands off the steering wheel,” he said. Dr. Malik, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, was referring to a fatal

Federal engineering program to help low-income students

From Associate Press: SEATTLE – Six universities are getting federal money to expand a promising engineering program for low-income students. The Seattle Times reported the list includes the University of Washington, Washington State University and Boise State University. National Science Foundation has awarded $5 million for the program that will make scholarship money available to

UW receives $500,000 from Boeing to enhance STEM training

Boeing announced Wednesday it is awarding $6 million in grants to more than 50 nonprofit organizations and education institutions across Washington, including $500,000 to the University of Washington. The grants are geared toward programs that enhance STEM, workforce training, and educational and career pathway opportunities for students – particularly for underserved students who have not

Women break barriers in engineering and computer science

Women break barriers in engineering and computer science at some top colleges, reports an article in The Washington Post. PITTSBURGH — Women are making major gains in enrollment in engineering and computer science at some of the nation’s most prominent colleges and universities, a breakthrough that shows that gender parity is possible in technology fields long

Ten days to FAFSA!

GEAR UP high school seniors, check our Facebook page for Financial Aid tips and reminders. We are here to help you navigate through your senior year and make the best choices for college or career school. Do your best this final year of high school so you will have the best opportunities after you graduate.

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