Education startup helps students who are pursuing liberal arts get skills to compete in tech industry

The Adjacent Academies team, from left: Anh M. Nguyen, CEO; Malena Harrang, senior manager of business operations; Shireen Campbell, professor and Chair of English, Davidson College; Kristen Eshleman, director of Innovation Initiatives, Davidson College; and Jesse Farmer, lead instructor, Adjacent. (Adjacent Academies Photo) College students who want to pursue the liberal arts subjects they’re passionate about can still get the technical training they need to compete in a job market that demands those skills thanks to the Seattle startup Adjacent Academies. Founded in 2019, Adjacent is the brainchild of San Francisco-based venture studio Entangled Group and Davidson College in North Carolina. Anh Nguyen, who spent more than seven years working… Read More

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Trump’s twist on favorite acronym lumps Microsoft and Amazon into ‘MAGA’ with Google and Apple

A MAGA hat for sale on Dona;d Trump’s website. (DonaldJTrump.com screen grab) The meaning behind President Trump’s favorite acronym was reimagined with a tech twist in the Oval Office at the White House on Tuesday as the president lumped the most successful companies in the world into “MAGA.” “Make America Great Again” has been a familiar slogan for Trump since he ran for and won the presidency. But in holding up a makeshift sign at his desk, Trump used the first letters of Microsoft, Amazon, Google and Apple to spell MAGA. The four companies were listed under the header “Trillion $ Club” as Trump was making note of their success… Read More

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Trump’s twist on favorite acronym lumps Microsoft and Amazon into ‘MAGA’ with Google and Apple

A MAGA hat for sale on Dona;d Trump’s website. (DonaldJTrump.com screen grab) The meaning behind President Trump’s favorite acronym was reimagined with a tech twist in the Oval Office at the White House on Tuesday as the president lumped the most successful companies in the world into “MAGA.” “Make America Great Again” has been a familiar slogan for Trump since he ran for and won the presidency. But in holding up a makeshift sign at his desk, Trump used the first letters of Microsoft, Amazon, Google and Apple to spell MAGA. The four companies were listed under the header “Trillion $ Club” as Trump was making note of their success… Read More

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Trump’s new budget pours billions into AI and quantum R&D

The US Office of Science and Technology today released more information about President Donald Trump‘s FY 2021 budget and, as it stands, it looks like the White House and Pentagon are finally getting serious about AI and quantum computing technology. The new budget contains billions of dollars earmarked for AI research and development (R&D) spread out over various government agencies. This includes a record $1 billion set aside for non-military AI research. The National Science Foundation has a budget of $830 million – a 70% increase over FY 2020. Other agencies spending hundreds of millions include the Departments of Agriculture,… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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Trump’s new budget pours billions into AI and quantum R&D

The US Office of Science and Technology today released more information about President Donald Trump‘s FY 2021 budget and, as it stands, it looks like the White House and Pentagon are finally getting serious about AI and quantum computing technology. The new budget contains billions of dollars earmarked for AI research and development (R&D) spread out over various government agencies. This includes a record $1 billion set aside for non-military AI research. The National Science Foundation has a budget of $830 million – a 70% increase over FY 2020. Other agencies spending hundreds of millions include the Departments of Agriculture,… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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Samsung’s new $150 Galaxy Buds+ are ready take on the AirPods Pro

Samsung’s first attempt at true wireless headphones was lackluster, but the company made major improvements with last year’s Galaxy Buds. Today, the company announced the Galaxy Buds+ to go along with the new S20, bringing better battery life and better sound tuned by AKG. The new Galaxy Buds use a two-way speaker system with a dedicated woofer and tweeter. This, in theory, should lighten the load on each individual driver and provide better sound quality. There are also three microphones that use beamforming to help minimize ambient noise during voice calls, and improved Ambient Sound mode lets you alternate between… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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