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Google Workspace turns to ‘smart chips’ to weave Docs, Tasks, and Meet together

Google is launching a slate of new features for its Workspace productivity suite today, starting with new “smart chips” that connect Google Docs to other products. Just like you can tag people with an @ symbol, starting today, you can use it to specialize links inside docs that hook up other files or meetings. They’re part of what Google is calling the “smart canvas,” a new initiative that promises to increase the cadence of product improvements for Workspace.

The idea behind the smart canvas is similar to workplace productivity suite dreams that reach as far back as OpenDoc in the

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Google search update: Most websites failing to meet upcoming ‘good page’ criteria

Most websites that rank in Google’s top 20 search results do not currently pass the minimum requirements for a good page experience set out in the search engine’s new Core Web Vitals update which officially rolls out in June according to new research.

The study, from Searchmetrics, found 96% of sites tested in US desktop searches and more than 90% of those in mobile searches fail to meet Google’s three Core Web Vitals thresholds for good website performance and usability and risk their rankings being negatively impacted from June.

The study analysed over 2 million web pages appearing in the

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UW WySLICE Program Readies K-8 Teachers, Librarians to Meet Future State Computer Science Requirements

LARAMIE, Wyo. (Release) – Some Wyoming K-8 teachers and librarians already have a leg up in preparation for offering computer science education in their schools come fall 2022, when it will be required. And they have the Wyoming Hub for Computer Science Outreach at the University of Wyoming to thank.

Twenty-four such educators from 11 Wyoming counties made up the first cohort year of Wyoming’s Schools and Libraries Integrating Computer Science in Education, or WySLICE. The program, funded with a $1 million National Science Foundation grant, will prepare 150 K-8 teachers and state librarians from all disciplines to integrate

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Master of Computer Science Aims to Meet Industry’s Current, Future Needs | News

In an ongoing effort to provide programs to help bolster workforce development, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has created a new computer science master’s degree program to help meet the ever-increasing demand for workers in the computing industry. The program will launch in fall 2021.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports jobs for computer and information research scientists are projected to grow 15 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations, with most positions requiring a master’s degree in computer science or a related field.

WPI’s Master of Computer Science (MCS) program is designed to

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Meet the 2021 Physics and Engineering Scholarship Recipients

“Bethel’s Physics and Engineering Scholarship Program greatly increases the number of really good students in our department and in Bethel in general,” says Brian Beeckan, department chair and professor of physics and engineering. “Having good students is a key to having a great program. We can do so much more in terms of research, grants, and growth with good students. And it is all so much fun!” 

Two full-tuition and two $10,000 scholarships—renewable each following year—have been awarded to incoming physics and engineering students with academic promise and outstanding passion for their field. All 45 applicants answered the questions: “What

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Meet the online gadget show, a hall of mirrors to the future

Every January, huge crowds descend on Las Vegas for the CES gadget show, an extravaganza of tech and glitz intended to set the tone for the coming year in consumer technology. CES kicks off this week, but thanks to the pandemic, it will be in a radical new format — a “virtual” show taking place only in cyberspace.



FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2020 file photo, crowds enter the convention center on the first day of the CES tech show,  in Las Vegas. Every January, huge crowds descend on Las Vegas for the CES gadget show, an extravaganza of tech and glitz intended to set the tone for the coming year in consumer technology. CES kicks off this week, but thanks to the pandemic, it will be in a radical new format — a “virtual” show taking place only in cyberspace. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)


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FILE – In this Jan. 7, 2020 file photo, crowds enter the convention center on the first day of the CES tech show, in Las Vegas. Every January, huge crowds descend on Las Vegas for the CES

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