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April 24, 2015 1:00 PM Late-Life Transition Like Bruce Jenner's Full of Challenges, Rewards, Experts Say

FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Patricia Harrington is many things: a woman in her 60s, a successful physicist and radiation oncology programmer, and currently the intake coordinator for the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund. The New York City native is also someone with firsthand knowledge of what it means to undergo the complex 23

April 23, 2015 3:47 PM Disney Challenges Kids To Use Their Best STEAM Skills To Imagine The Future

At the Cisco Academy at Effat Univeristy in Saudi Arabia, Dr. Akila Sarirete shows her students that an effective, experienced professional can earn the respect and admiration of her peers — both men and women — with hard work, dedication, and knowledge. “I had a different view of the country. I thought women were oppressed. I wanted to make a difference 13

April 23, 2015 3:43 PM Alex Garland stretches the sci-fi genre in ‘Ex Machina’

Alex Garland knows what you know. He’s seen Blade Runner and 2001: A Space Odyssey. He reads Wired and The New York Times. He’s clocked in hours on Xbox and Playstation. He’s dabbled on Facebook and Twitter and other forms of social media. So when he needs to manipulate the audience, the way he does in the shivery sci-fi thriller Ex Machina, he can play you with the same skill 29

April 23, 2015 12:38 PM The Case for a Robot-in-Chief

Greetings from Antarctica. It's not so bad here, as long as you like tinned peas and snow blindness. But seriously, thanks to several months of sunless winter, I've been able to learn Urdu, top my previous high score in Spider Solitaire, and catch up on my Netflix queue. I'm the only spook here among the scientists -- we put the facility under surveillance 33

April 23, 2015 12:21 PM Movie Review: Ex Machina

Alex Garland's directing debut (he wrote 28 Days Later and Sunshine) is, in essence, a three-hander about three people in a house. OK, a high-tech mansion, but you get the point. Yet, after tantalizing us with increasingly imaginative developments and the promise of catharsis, Garland lets it all dribble away at the end. Domhnall Gleeson plays Caleb 6

April 22, 2015 9:04 PM Lawyer for ex-Goldman Sachs programmer says copying code was not criminal

April 22 (Reuters) - A defense attorney for a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc programmer accused of stealing the company's high-frequency trading code told a New York jury on Wednesday that the programmer's actions were not criminal. During his closing argument in the trial in New York state court, lawyer Kevin Marino said it was undisputed that Sergey 65

April 22, 2015 8:20 PM No Boys Allowed: Tackling the Coding Gender Gap

The nonprofit aims to empower women and girls in technology and engineering fields. Saint Jean Baptiste High School senior Laura Willson, 17, is putting together a petition in support of adding a computer science class to the course offerings at the New York City school. After attending a 2013 summer immersion program run by the nonprofit organization 26

April 21, 2015 3:14 PM Stock, options fueling outsize gains for many CEOs

Scores of CEOs rode Wall Street's aging bull market for big windfalls in 2014, a year that's shaping up as a record for executive compensation. Among the 100 biggest publicly held companies reporting so far, median CEO pay rose 5% to $14.3 million, and among nearly 25% of Standard & Poor's 500 companies, median pay climbed 12% to $11.7 million, according 77

April 21, 2015 7:45 AM DVDs: Film School Or Criterion? You Decide

Every once in a while, a great director or screenwriter will offer up a list of their favorite films. Martin Scorsese just did it, sort of. (Actually, he gave an interview and talked at length or briefly or just referenced 89 films, which was immediately turned into The 89 Films Martin Scorsese Says Every Filmmaker Needs To See!) It's fun. You see the list, you check 42

April 21, 2015 1:28 AM 'Ex Machina': A Film Review

An innocent looking, 27-year-old computer programmer, Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson), discovers in his morning email that he has won the company competition to spend a week with its legendary founder and CEO, Nathan (played by the versatile Oscar Isaac), who at 13 developed code that led to the creation of Bluebook, which now controls 94 percent of global 28