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September 2, 2022
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July 25, 2022
AI for good? Why CMU's Block Center funds research into responsible use of the tech
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CMU Dean Appointed to National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee
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April 6, 2022
CMU Scopeathon Ties Data Science to Better Communities
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March 15, 2022
Impact of automation on long haul trucking operator-hours in the United States
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June 2, 2021
Explainer: Tesla drops radar; is Autopilot system safe?
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May 31, 2021
Anxiety Runs High As Pennsylvania Begins Massive Overhaul Of 60-Year-Old Unemployment Computer System
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May 27, 2021
From resilient supply chains to secure data, new commission studies 'geopolitics' of tech
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May 19, 2021
Waymo Eyes Raising Up to $4 Billion as Leaders’ Exits Sow Doubts
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May 19, 2021
Increased road fatalities demand improved vehicle technology
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May 18, 2021
Having More Women in Groups Increases Collective Intelligence for Decision Making, Study Reveals
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May 18, 2021
Is it time for an algorithm bill of rights? These analysts think so
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May 14, 2021
Innovative ‘lifesavers’ on the road
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May 13, 2021
Wait, does this mean the pandemic is over for vaccinated people?
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May 13, 2021
Others have tried free doughnuts, beers and gifts cards. Now, Ohio is betting millions to improve its vaccination rate
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May 13, 2021
Airbnb pricing algorithm led to increased racial disparities, study finds
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May 12, 2021
Watch a Snake Robot Go for a Swim
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May 12, 2021
Collective Intelligence Can Be Predicted and Quantified, New Study Finds
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May 8, 2021
Sci-Fi Could Come to Life if You Fall for a DeepFake Friend
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May 7, 2021
The Autonomous Vehicle Market is Shrinking - It's Overdue
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May 7, 2021
Analysis: Businesses Have a Moral Duty to Explain How Algorithms Make Decisions That Affect People
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May 4, 2021
Professor Warns of “Nightmare” Bots That Prey on Vulnerable People
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May 4, 2021
Regulators weigh limiting cryptocurrencies, but need to understand their role first, experts say
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May 3, 2021
Expanding accessibility in virtual reality
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April 28, 2021
Covid has shown the subjective nature of risk perception
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April 21, 2021
Carnegie Mellon, Heinz Endowments Launch Initiative to Promote Economic Empowerment, Address Inequities in Pittsburgh Region
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April 27, 2021
Proposed amendment to Endless Frontier Act could speed up autonomous vehicle testing
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April 21, 2021
Who Is Marginalized In Energy Justice?
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April 19, 2021
Video conferencing can hurt collaboration. IT has a role in fixing it
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April 13, 2021
France Short-Haul Flight Ban Points Way Toward Cleaner Aviation
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April 8, 2021
Americans are still waiting for stimulus checks — let states and localities distribute them
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April 7, 2021
Will apps like PayPal and Venmo make financial inequality worse?
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April 6, 2021
Inferring what we share by how we share
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April 5, 2021
Smartphone Location Data Can Leave Out Those Most Hit by Covid-19
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March 26, 2021
Robinhood Trader’s Battle Cry: ‘It’s All Just a Game to Me’
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March 25, 2021
Slack’s walkback of its new DM feature is a sign of user power
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March 22, 2021
Marketers Plan Giveaways for Covid-19 Vaccine Recipients
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March 19, 2021
Decoupling Won’t Kill a Green Future
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March 17, 2021
Two Pa. prisons have vaccinated more than 70% of inmates. An incentive program may be making a difference.
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March 17, 2021
Two Pa. prisons with incentive program have vaccinated more than 70% of inmates
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March 8, 2021
Pittsburgh Researchers Use AI To Study Bias in Bollywood, Hollywood Films
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March 7, 2021
Looking for work? Some industries are inching toward recovery while others are still struggling
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March 3, 2021
Study: Diabetes Patients' Use of Mobile Health App Found to Improve Health Outcomes, Lower Medical Costs
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February 25, 2021
Pittsburgh Researchers Use AI To Study Bias in Bollywood, Hollywood Films
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February 24, 2021
Diabetes patients use of mobile health app found to improve health outcomes, lower medical costs
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February 19, 2021
Uber wants to work with public transit agencies—but first it needs their trust
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February 11, 2021
The Next Four Years of Climate and Environmental Policy
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February 8, 2021
As Amazon union vote starts, AFL-CIO's tech think tank considers future of labor
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February 5, 2021
Predictive policing is still racist—whatever data it uses
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February 4, 2021
How Secure Are Your Financial Accounts And How To Protect Yourself
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February 3, 2021
Don’t blame Fox News for the attack on the Capitol
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January 30, 2021
Federal Reserve Considering Formal Request for Public Feedback about the Adoption of AI in the Financial Services Sector
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January 19, 2021
It’s Too Easy to Hide Bias in Deep-Learning Systems
Chicago Booth Review
January 4, 2021
‘Mental money laundering’ lifts constraints on spending morally questionable income
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November 16, 2020
Pandemic scrambles seasonal hiring patterns
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November 5, 2020
Why serendipitous interactions in the office made us feel productive
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October 29, 2020
New Data Shows Women Are Being Pushed Out Of The Workforce By A ‘Termination Gap’
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October 28, 2020
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October 27, 2020
Smart Talk Wednesday; COVID survey collects extensive data; Swing state Wisconsin look-in; Trusting News
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October 26, 2020
How racism amplifies Covid-19 risk for everyone
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October 14, 2020
Experts Discuss Combating Disinformation One Month from the Election
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October 8, 2020
Medical ethics in pandemic times
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October 1, 2020
Keep the Polls Open: CMU Data Scientists Join National Effort to Protect Voting Access During the Pandemic
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September 18, 2020
This CIA spy game reveals the secrets of successful teams
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September 17, 2020
Pandemic inspires new push to shrink jails and prisons
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September 10, 2020
U.S. Unemployment Claims Held Steady Last Week
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August 24, 2020
Unmasking the Black Box Problem of Machine Learning
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August 18, 2020
How to diagnose and treat machine learning models afflicted by COVID-19
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August 8, 2020
An important part of science is admitting when we’re wrong
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August 4, 2020
We can’t skip steps on the road to a COVID-19 vaccine
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July 25, 2020
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July 6, 2020
Some Pittsburgh jobs were resilient during shutdowns; others were 'just devastated'
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July 1, 2020
CMU Celebrates Picturephone's 50th Anniversary by Recreating Historic First Call
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June 29, 2020
The electric future of autonomous vehicles
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June 8, 2020
Better Faster Learning
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June 7, 2020
Left out: More workers now losing hope of getting back jobs
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May 30, 2020
Quarantine fatigue is real
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May 26, 2020
6 Ways You Can Stand Out In A Virtual Work Environment
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May 14, 2020
The jobs recovery could be choppy, with some coming back quickly and others lost forever
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May 13, 2020
How AI can help us harness our 'collective intelligence'
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May 12, 2020
Movie Studios Adjust to Changing COVID Dynamics
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May 6, 2020
Yoga alone, together
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May 6, 2020
New tutoring program using AI to help kids learn
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May 6, 2020
New tutoring program using AI to help kids learn
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May 2, 2020
Why Americans are willing to share their personal information in drug trials but not for coronavirus contact tracing efforts
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May 2, 2020
Is staying home during the pandemic a luxury? Here’s what Pittsburgh-area data shows.
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May 2, 2020
Against pandemic research exceptionalism
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April 28, 2020
This DoorDash for surplus food aims to cut waste and help solve hunger
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April 27, 2020
Video meetings are awful. Try these five tips to make them better for everyone
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April 23, 2020
Crises are no excuse for lowering scientific standards, say ethicists
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April 22, 2020
CMU Dashboard Will Help Inform State Decision-Makers During Pandemic
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April 22, 2020
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April 20, 2020
Coronavirus will change Pittsburgh, but how? Here are 26 local leaders' predictions for what's to come.
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April 14, 2020
How College Campus Closings Are Affecting Graduating Seniors
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April 14, 2020
The Future of AI is Female
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April 10, 2020
Best Practices For Working Remotely
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April 9, 2020
After the pandemic, AI tutoring tool could put students back on track
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April 8, 2020
Voices of Resilience: Leah Lizarondo is Tackling Hunger During the Pandemic
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April 7, 2020
The Ethics of Developing COVID-19 Treatments and Vaccination
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April 2, 2020
Economics of a pandemic: In times of distress, girls and women are the biggest losers
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March 26, 2020
Coronavirus cases in the U.S. now exceed China. How can you choose between saving the U.S. economy and saving lives?
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March 25, 2020
Who Gets A Ventilator?
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March 21, 2020
The new coronavirus economy: A gigantic experiment reshaping how we work and live
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March 20, 2020
Unemployment Headed For 40-Year High—And Trump Reportedly Tells States Not To Release Data
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March 19, 2020
Ethicists agree on who gets treated first when hospitals are overwhelmed by coronavirus
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March 19, 2020
Stuck Inside? Here's Your TV Streaming Strategy
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March 17, 2020
In response to COVID-19 — and shift to remote work, school — tech services firms change policies
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March 15, 2020
Stuck in quarantine? Stats show surge in time spent on video games, movies and grammar lessons
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March 12, 2020
Spotify Patents A Voice Assistant That Can Read Your Emotions
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February 26, 2020
How Adversarial Attacks Could Destabilize Military AI Systems
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February 24, 2020
We’re not prepared for the end of Moore’s Law
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February 21, 2020
Is AI overhyped? Researchers weigh in on technology's promise and problems
The Hill
February 19, 2020
Public trust in data could have helped China contain the coronavirus
Pittsburgh Action News
February 11, 2020
Pittsburgh FBI warns of 2020 disinformation on social media
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February 13, 2020
House Lawmakers Discuss How to Curb Bias in AI
World Economic Forum
January 21, 2020
How higher education can adapt to the future of work
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 5, 2020
How blueberries helped inform ethical considerations in an age of driverless cars, robotic workers of big data
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 5, 2020
Automation will change the workforce — in some cases, it already has — but not as quickly as you might expect
New York Times
December 19, 2019
Many Facial-Recognition Systems Are Biased, Says U.S. Study
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December 6, 2019
AI Can Now Make Medical Predictions From Raw Data. But Can Deep Learning Be Trusted?
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November 25, 2019
Siri, Tell Fido To Stop Barking: What's Machine Learning, And What's The Future Of It?
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November 19, 2019
Better-educated, higher-paid workers will be ‘most affected’ by AI, per new study
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October 30, 2019
Anita Williams Woolley's research team receives a $2.8 million grant to explore how AI can help humans work together better
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October 30, 2019
Carnegie Mellon University Announces Landmark $2 Billion Campaign
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October 27, 2019
Afraid You’re ‘Too’ Qualified for a Job? Here’s What You Can Do
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October 27, 2019
What You Need To Know About Dark Data
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October 24, 2019
Millions of black people affected by racial bias in health-care algorithms
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October 15, 2019
If a Robotic Hand Solves a Rubik’s Cube, Does It Prove Something?
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October 9, 2019
Tesla’s Autopilot Could Save the Lives of Millions, But It Will Kill Some People First
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September 13, 2019
AFL-CIO Commission on the Future of Work and Unions Report to the AFL-CIO General Board
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September 13, 2019
The case for a 4-day workweek
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August 29, 2019
National AI plans should encourage international collaboration
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August 28, 2019
Rayid Ghani, Pioneer in Applying AI to Social Issues, Joins Carnegie Mellon
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August 19, 2019
The ‘Overqualified’ Trap Can Hit You at Any Time
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August 15, 2019
Got a smartphone, a car, a big heart and one hour to spare? You can be a hunger hero
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July 30, 2019
Mega hacks like the Capital One data breach are inevitable—here’s how to deal with them
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July 12, 2019
Here's why overly capable candidates may not get the job, according to CMU study
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July 11, 2019
Study Shows Hiring Managers View Overqualified Job Seekers as Lacking Commitment
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June 30, 2019
Smart People Don't Make a Smart Team
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June 28, 2019
Trust In The Financial Sector: What Drives It And How To Earn It
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June 18, 2019
Three Keys To Help You Rise To The Top
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June 10, 2019
5 Ways Designers Can Make Better AI For Everyone
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June 6, 2019
Managing Remote Employees? Spot This Problem And Improve Productivity
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June 4, 2019
Me, Myself and AI
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May 28, 2019
25% Of Google Duplex Calls Are Placed By Humans, But Likely Not For Long
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May 21, 2019
1 big thing: Big data, attention and wealth
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May 19, 2019
It takes hard work to help a diverse team succeed
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May 17, 2019
How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping the Workforce
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May 15, 2019
AI researchers say San Francisco’s facial recognition ban just scratches the surface
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May 15, 2019
Learning about machine learning
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What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?
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April 2, 2019
Automation and a Changing Economy: Policies for Shared Prosperity
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March 14, 2019
The Balance of AI, Ethics and the Military
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March 11, 2019
Why hospitals shouldn’t use telepresence robots to deliver devastating news
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February 20, 2019 
Code 8.7: Using Computational Research and Artificial Intelligence to End Modern Slavery
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February 11, 2019
Here’s what you need to know about Trump’s ‘American AI Initiative’
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February 4, 2019
Ethics should be integral to AI development: CMU professor
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January 3, 2019
With AI, promises still outpace reality
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November 21, 2018
Highlighting the Top 100 Leaders: 83. Leah Lizarondo - CEO and Cofounder, 412 Food Rescue
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November 16, 2018
At Carnegie Mellon, Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block Discusses Radical Shifts in Technology and the Trust Crisis
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October 22, 2018
Salesforce boss Keith Block says CEOs must be activists and pressure politicians
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October 10, 2018
Gamified Life
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October 1, 2018
U.S. School Funding Linked To Upward Mobility
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Artificial Intelligence At Home In Pittsburgh
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June 20, 2018
Bias detectives: the researchers striving to make algorithms fair
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Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative Teams Up with CMU Heinz College Students to Study Emerging Technologies & the Changing Nature of Work
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March 30, 2018
Brave New World: A Tech Couple's Gift to Explore the Future of Work
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New technologies must create jobs, not destroy them
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February 26, 2018
$15M donation establishes CMU's Block Center for Technology and Society
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February 22, 2018
Pittsburgh university launches center to examine technologies' societal impacts
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January 15, 2018
Parsing the patents: CMU seeking clear answers on AI in workforce