Computer Science’s Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix

The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed computer science isn’t just lagging behind, it’s also going in the wrong direction. An analysis of 2.87 million computer science research papers between 1970 and 2018 shows that “under our most optimistic projection models, gender parity is forecast to be reached by 2100, and significantly later under more realistic assumptions,” researchers wrote. “In contrast, parity is projected to be reached within two to three decades in the…

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Memorial Day sales on products that will make your life easier every day

What’s better than the long weekend? We can only think of one answer: DEALS. We’ve specially curated items from the Mashable Shop that are on sale and will make your day-to-day life easier. Here they are: A power dock with Qi wireless charging capability that can fuel four different devices simultaneously. This four-in-one fast charging dock lets you juice up smartwatches, smartphones, wireless headsets, or an Apple Pencil all at once. It’s extremely compact and portable, and has anti-skid rubber stands built-in underneath to prevent potential slippage. Regularly $149.99, you can get it today…

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5 ways 5G technology will change our gadget usage

ARTICLE – Gadget lovers everywhere frequently notice the news coverage about the upcoming 5G network and think about the possibilities. You may have heard about the broad promises associated with it, such as rapid speeds and virtually no latency. But, how could those advantages affect how we use our technology? 1. Plenty of Opportunities to Use 5G Mobile Broadband Mobile broadband coverage ensures people can connect to the internet while on the go. According to an Ericsson report, there will be 1 billion 5G mobile broadband subscriptions by 2023. Moreover, the study…

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The Grammys 2019 Hair and Makeup Looks Everyone Will Be Talking About

At this point in the game, we’re deep in awards season—and that means we’ve had plenty of hair and makeup looks to ooh and ah over. Take, for example, the blue eyeshadow at the Golden Globes or affordable beauty moments at the SAGs. But tonight’s Grammy Awards brought a little something extra to the table. Movie stars always look glam, of course, but women in music tend to have fun with their looks. And where better to show that off than the Grammys? How could we forget Gaga’s iconic egg entrance or Alicia Keys’ makeup free statement?…

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Opinion | When it comes to surveillance, who will watch the watchman?

The Government of India’s recent notification allowing all central security and investigative agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt “any information on any computer” resulted in protests of a surveillance state. The government was quick to clarify that these “investigative” powers had been previously provided to agencies under the IT (Procedure and Safeguards for Interception, Monitoring and Decryption of Information) Rules 2009, which flowed under Section 69 of the Information Technology Act. Rule 4 of the 2009 guidelines allowed an agency of the government to “intercept, monitor or decrypt information generated, transmitted, received or stored in…

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