This AI tool helps people with speech difficulties to communicate

A new AI tool can help people with speech difficulties to communicate by reducing the number of keystrokes they need to type. Researchers from the universities of Cambridge and Dundee developed the system for people with motor disabilities, who often use computers with a speech output to communicate. Unfortunately, these tools are generally slow and error-prone. Research shows that…

Hiring software engineers? Here’s how to perfect the technical interview process

This article was originally published on Built In by David Vandegrift. The single most important asset to any technology company isn’t its inventory or even its intellectual property. It’s the people who make up the company: the engineers, designers, researchers, and managers who harness their inner knowledge and ingenuity to create something out of nothing. Accordingly, investing in…

A glimmer of hope

Hola pandemic pals, It’s the middle of June and COVID-19 is still here. In fact, the data indicates it’s just getting started. We’re seeing the largest daily spikes of new cases since scientists began tracking the disease back in December of 2019. At the rate we’re going, experts figure about one in every five people could end…

New Ripple20 Flaws Put Billions of Internet-Connected Devices at Risk of Hacking

The Department of Homeland Security and CISA ICS-CERT will today issue a critical security advisory warning about over a dozen newly discovered vulnerabilities affecting billions of Internet-connected devices manufactured by over 500 vendors across the globe. Dubbed “Ripple20,” the set of 19 vulnerabilities resides in a low-level TCP/IP software library developed by Treck, which, if…