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Next Generation Computing

Storage Science

Storage Science

Hard disk drives can store over a million times more data today than the drives that were first introduced in the 1950s.

The dramatic increases in storage capacity since 2005, which have enabled cloud computing and social media, have been accomplished using perpendicular recording, and Carnegie Mellon University's Mark Kryder made it happen.

The prestigious Franklin Institute will recognize Kryder with the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering, today in Philadelphia.

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Breaking News

Warhol Discovery

A team has discovered a dozen, previously unknown, artworks by Andy Warhol (A'85) on aging floppy disks.
Warhol

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Next Generation Computing

Verified Research

Verified Research

Carnegie Mellon University's Edmund M. Clarke has led the way for quality assurance processes in the computing industry for more than 30 years. His innovative techniques for automatically verifying the correctness of computer systems is also used in transportation, communications and medicine. The prestigious Franklin Institute will recognize Clarke for his work with the Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science today in Philadelphia.

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Creativity & the Arts

Directing Leadership

Directing Leadership

Being open to new opportunities and having transferrable job skills has allowed Trudi McCanna (A'92, HNZ'95) to direct her career and help others. The Carnegie Mellon University double graduate uses the skills she learned while in school to guide leaders as head of executive development at Google. She discussed qualities of leadership as part of the Master of Arts Management Speaker Series.

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