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Monday, January 26, 2015

Citadel Sponsors Redesign of Carnegie Mellon Computer Science Lab and Study Spaces

Citadel Teaching CommonsThe new Citadel Teaching Commons is a lab and study space that includes collaborative and high-performance clusters that will help learning and development of the next generation of computer scientists. MORE
Friday, January 16, 2015

What Does Privacy Look Like? Carnegie Mellon Professor Explores Public Attitudes, Concerns Using Drawings

Privacy Illustrated 1The project, Privacy Illustrated, has amassed hundreds of drawings thus far, from participants ranging in age from 5 to 91. MORE
Wednesday, January 14, 2015

FTC Commissioner Julie Brill To Address Privacy Concerns Regarding “Internet of Things” at Carnegie Mellon

Julie Brill Brill will emphasize the importance of designing devices and systems that implement privacy, security and fairness during a lecture at 1:30 p.m., Jan. 28. Her talk will kick off several Privacy Day events at CMU. MORE
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Developing Online Tools To Detect and Identify Sex Traffickers

The three-year, $3.6 million CMPolice CarU effort seeks to undercut sex traffickers with online tools that target a key vulnerability: the need to advertise. MORE
Monday, January 12, 2015

Carnegie Mellon's Six-legged "Snake Monster" Is First of New Breed of Reconfigurable Modular Robots

Snake MonsterRobot inventor Howie Choset says the walking robot is only one example of how robots built using the modular system can easily be reconfigured to meet a user's needs. MORE
Thursday, January 8, 2015

Solution to Simplest Poker Game Is Just the Beginning

Tuomas SandholmCarnegie Mellon's Tuomas Sandholm says solving imperfect-information games has applications in business, medicine and security. MORE