Internet Creations / NJ Tech Council Joint Event Focuses on Diversity as Innovation Driver

Internet Creations hosted the New Jersey Tech Council’s first Women in Tech Peer Networking Forum on Wednesday, May 16, in Hamilton. The event welcomed over three dozen attendees, while a variety of slides rotated in the background with statistics, for instance: “74 percent of young girls express interest in STEM fields and computer science. Yet only 18 percent of undergraduate computer science degrees and 26% of computing jobs are held by women” ? Girls Who Code.”

Stevens Institute for Artificial Intelligence Encourages AI Experts from Various Fields to Collaborate

Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology are using artificial intelligence (AI) to detect deception in written texts, crack passwords more easily and teach robots and drones to make better maps. There are so many AI projects underway at the 55-acre campus in Hoboken that it would take a genius a week to track them all down.

Big Data a Big Deal for New Jersey? Experts Say, “Absolutely!”

At a symposium titled “Big Data: Transforming Tomorrow’s Workplace,” held on April 30 in Ewing, speakers focused on the role of supercomputers in catalyzing advanced research computing and job growth in New Jersey. There was also a big-data career expo connecting students trained in data analytics to potential employers.

Changes at the Top at NJ Tech Companies Wayside and Comodo

Wayside Technology Group (Eatontown) announced that Simon F. Nynens has resigned as the company president, CEO and chairman of the board of directors, effective May 11. Comodo Cybersecurity(Clifton), a cybersecurity solutions company with 150 employees in New Jersey, announced that it had appointed Steve Subar as president and CEO, so that he can lead the company through its next stages of growth.

Startup Roundup: NJ Health Tech Startups Alfrea, Globex Health, Wellsheet and Noteworth

From time to time, runs into startups at conferences and does quick interviews with them. Below are the startups we talked to at the Annual Innovation Showcase, held at NJIT in March.

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