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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Offers New Master's Degree in Product Management

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A new master's degree program at Carnegie Mellon University aims to teach computer scientists and engineers to become product managers.
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Internet of Things Made Simple: One Sensor Package Does Work of Many

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Ubiquitous sensors seem almost synonymous with the internet of things (IoT), but some Carnegie Mellon University researchers say ubiquitous sensing — with a single, general purpose sensor for each room — may be better.
Monday, May 8, 2017

CMU Creating Touchpads With Can of Spray Paint

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Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are turning surfaces of a wide variety of shapes and sizes into touchpads using tools as simple as a can of spray paint.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Contest Connects Students, Lifts Spirits

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One hundred balloons recently helped float the idea of random acts of kindness at Carnegie Mellon University.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Meeting of the Minds Explores Students' Talents, Passion for Research

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A sound reactive robotic skirt is one of the hundreds of student projects and research subjects that will be on display at CMU's annual Meeting of the Minds, a university-wide celebration of undergraduate research.
Friday, April 28, 2017

Game Puts You in Berlin During 1943 Women’s Protest of Nazi Germany

A new role-playing game created at CMU encourages empathy and consideration of other perspectives on historical moments.
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Looking to the Sky: CMU Advances Cloud’s Capacity for Video Analytics

Carnegie Mellon's research with Intel addresses the rapidly growing volume of online video.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Choset, Snakebot Visit NBC's Tonight Show

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One of Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Professor Howie Choset's famous snake-like robots appeared on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon."
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Self-Driving Buggies Reach Historic Milestone

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Carnegie Mellon has been at the forefront of autonomous driving technology for three decades, and students have been working to bring that technology to the buggy races. This year they succeeded.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A Grand Challenge

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The National Academy of Engineering gathered for a regional meeting and symposium at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute to discuss cybersecurity, which is now one of the greatest challenges in the 21st century.
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Policymakers “Flying Blind” Into Future of Work

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CMU's Tom Mitchell has co-chaired a report on "Information Technology and the U.S. Workforce."
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Artificial Intelligence Beats Chinese Poker Players

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Artificial intelligence once again triumphed over humans as a program developed by CMU researchers beat six Chinese poker players.
Monday, April 10, 2017

CMU Takes First Place in Putnam Math Competition; Three Students in Top Five for the First Time in University History

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With the win, Carnegie Mellon extends its top five streak in North America's premier mathematics competition for undergraduates for the sixth year
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Artificial Intelligence Takes on Chinese Poker Players

A version of Carnegie Mellon University’s Libratus will play six top Chinese poker players for a $290,000 winner-take-all purse.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Finding Faces in a Crowd

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An automated face detection method developed at CMU enables computers to recognize tiny faces composed of just a handful of pixels.


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