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Many of us welcome working from home, but universities show its dangers for women’s careers

When working from home, women struggled more than men to find time for the sustained effort needed to produce good, publishable research. Lack of thinking time is a problem for all knowledge workers.
Engineering classes at the University of San Diego have started integrating discussions of the social impact of technology like drones. Gordon Hoople

Future engineers need to understand their work’s human impact – here’s how my classes prepare students to tackle problems like climate change

Solving mathematical equations is only part of the job. Students should be spending more time thinking about the human dimensions of the problems they are trying to solve.
Can a machine really think, be in awe and wonder? Shutterstock/Photobymhu

What does it mean to think and could a machine ever do it?

As machines get ever more complex as we strive to make them complete more complex tasks, it’s time to ask again: will they ever be able to think? But what is thinking anyway?

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