News tagged with computer programmers

NJ programmer freed as NY court orders acquittal

(AP) -- A smiling former Goldman Sachs computer programmer was freed from prison Friday after a surprise ruling from a federal appeals court reversed his conviction on charges he stole computer code.

dateFeb 17, 2012 in Other
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Nepal children to track snow leopard

Conservationists in Nepal have enlisted an army of school children to record the movements of the mysterious snow leopard, one of the most elusive predators in the world, a scientist said Tuesday.

dateNov 08, 2011 in Ecology
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Why many cells are better than one

Researchers from Johns Hopkins have quantified the number of possible decisions that an individual cell can make after receiving a cue from its environment, and surprisingly, it's only two.

dateOct 12, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Silicon Valley on Apple post-Jobs: success for now

(AP) -- Apple headquarters is still standing in this leafy Silicon Valley suburb even after Steve Jobs' industry-rattling announcement that he was resigning as chief executive of the company he co-founded ...

dateAug 26, 2011 in Business
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Exploring tessellations beyond Escher

(PhysOrg.com) -- By incorporating geometrical concepts into his artwork, M. C. Escher demonstrated the potential beauty that could be achieved by combining mathematics and art. One of Escher's most well-known ...

dateJun 16, 2011 in Mathematics weblog
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Faster websites, more reliable data

Today, visiting almost any major website -- checking your Facebook news feed, looking for books on Amazon, bidding for merchandise on eBay -- involves querying a database. But the databases that these sites ...

dateOct 14, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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