New Technologies Help Diagnose—and Prevent—Sports Injuries

New technology is helping in the prevention of sports injuries by facilitating better practice and training sessions, educating players on game fundamentals, and inventing new protective gear. Innovative mouth-guards and wearables gather performance data and can even help prevent brain injuries.

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Google Impact Challenge Awards Take on Disabilities

Google has launched an Impact Challenge with a focus on helping people with disabilities. Grant funding of approximately $20 million will go to nonprofit organizations using emerging technologies to help create a more accessible world for people with disabilities.

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Pamela Rentz
A 2015 Graduate Testing in a DevOps World

Testing professionals who graduated in past decades know that methods then were highly process-oriented, with no automation. Those methods have evolved into a world that needs continuous testing to meet deployment needs. Here are the key skills an aspiring tester graduating now should think about.

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Deepika Mamnani
Artificial Intelligence: The Next Big Thing to Watch

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a term that's been a part of computer classes for over a decade, but it was merely theory then. The practice of AI is becoming more mainstream today and is certainly the next big thing to watch in the coming years—especially when its applications can benefit users.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Tactics That Boost Crowdfunding Donations, from Stanford Research

Whether it’s for your own startup or a cause near and dear to your heart, Stanford computer scientists analyzed how crowdfunding websites can use data science insight to increase donations. The researchers analyzed online donations collected from 470,000 people who donated between 2009 and 2014.

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Pamela Rentz
Great Keynotes at Agile Development, Better Software & DevOps West

The upcoming Agile Development, Better Software & DevOps Conference West in Las Vegas features four incredible keynote speakers with very dissimilar but equally important topics. Lee Copeland, program chair for the conference, summarizes the keynote presentations and tells you what you can expect.

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Lee Copeland
How Visual Thinking Can Solve Project Management Problems

After launching a project, have you ever found yourself without a clear vision of the next steps? The solution is to adopt visual thinking from the very beginning: Imagine your finished concept and work toward it. Read on to learn how to apply visual thinking to the flow of product development.

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Dmytro Svarytsevych
DevOps and Reckless Driving

There is a trend of development managers suggesting that they need to embrace DevOps—but without the “Ops.” They argue that the operations team is too slow and lacks the skills to really participate. We want speed, but we also need to avoid error while improving reliability and enhancing security.

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Bob Aiello