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Media Coverage

Media Coverage

The Department of Philosophy makes news in outlets around the country and world, from local stories on faculty and alumni accomplishments to faculty experts analyzing important national and international issues.

Below is a sample of recent media coverage.

New York Times - November 2, 2017
How to End International Tax Competition

The Incline (Pittsburgh) - October 30, 2017
These Carnegie Mellon students want self-driving cars to help underserved areas of Pittsburgh access public transit.

EdTech Magazine – August 30, 2017
As AI Gets Smarter, Scholars Raise Ethics Questions

The Register (UK) - July 4, 2017
Why, Robot? Understanding AI Ethics

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – April 26, 2017
Carnegie Mellon professor among 35 Andrew Carnegie Fellows

Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.) – April 14, 2017
Kevin Zollman: Don’t return to the democratic dark ages, keep ranked voting

NPR Morning Edition – April 13, 2017
How Game Theory Relates to Airline Booking

National Magazine (Canadian Bar Association) - April 7, 2017
Rules of the road: How are we going to regulate autonomous cars?

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - April 2, 2017
Self-driving, but not self-regulating

CityLab/The Atlantic - January 29, 2017
Self-Driving Cars Should Be Regulated Like Drugs

Psychology Today – January 3, 2017
The Mystery of Motivation

NEXTPittsburgh - January 3, 2017
How The Art of Democracy is making tough issues and decisions easier for groups to tackle

The Conversation - December 30, 2016
Finding Trust and Understanding in Autonomous Technologies

The Incline - December 14, 2016
What can Pittsburgh do with vacant lots? These CMU students have ideas.

Newsweek - October 17, 2016
How Election 2016 Would be Different with Ranked-Choice Voting

The Atlantic – October 13, 2016
Why Republicans Are Flip-Flopping on Their Endorsements

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review – August 29, 2016
'Living Proof' ads feature real patients, not actors, scripts

Kidsburgh – June 27, 2016
How to negotiate with your kids: A game theorist’s guide to family harmony

NewsWorks – June 8, 2016
Ideas Worth Stealing: Vermont town meetings

Washington Post – May 27, 2016
150 experts say Olympics must be moved or postponed because of Zika

Los Angeles Times – May 3, 2016
Why both Trump and Cruz can claim to represent the majority of Republicans

MarketPlace – April 25, 2016
How Cruz and Kasich are playing at game theory

Live Science – April 7, 2016
Siblings' Dilemma? Solve Backseat Bickering with Game Theory

Pittsburgh City Paper – April 6, 2016
A Carnegie Mellon researcher applies game theory to parenting

Fast Company – April 4, 2016
Let These Game Theorists Show You A Better Way To Resolve Conflicts

OZY – January 4, 2016
The 21st Century Philosophers