Monthly Archives: January 2011

This girl’s got game

Listen to this recent NPR story about gaming, and how although 40 percent of gamers online are female, the games are still created, designed and geared towards men. And that when girls are online playing, they get teased or treated … Continue reading

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And the question is? Ask a computer, Mr. Trebek.

Two of Jeopardy’s most winningest contestants ever are about to meet their match. And he’s literally tons of fun. IBM has created Watson, a supercomputer that “swallows encyclopedias”  and has learned to “phrase the answer in the form of a … Continue reading

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The Crew at Google Does Not Mess Around-ENTER their Science Fair!

Oh my. Dot Divas, you gotta give this a whirl. Check out Google’s Science Fair competition. In typical Google style, this science fair (aka contest) is the real deal. World class judges. AMAZING grand prize (a 10 day trip to … Continue reading

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J Lo and Computer Science help ring in 2011…

Hey Dot Divas, Happy New Year! How did you ring it in? Anybody watch the famous, seemingly never-to-go away Times Square New Year’s Celebration? Fun, right? Ryan Seacrest, Jennifer Lopez and Chris Daughtry; neon lights all around, streamers, screaming fans … Continue reading

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