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10 min ago | Business Journal

CMU professor, Duolingo co-founder among MIT's Innovators Under 35

Duolingo co-founder Severin Hacker and Carnegie Mellon University assistant professor Kathryn Whitehead are among MIT Technology Review's annual list of Innovators Under 35. Hacker, 30, a recent Ph.D. recipient from CMU's computer science department, was honored as a "visionary" for creating the language-learning app Duolingo in 2009 with ... (more)

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

3 hrs ago | Design News

Photo Editing Tool Manipulates in 3D

Thanks to Adobe's Photoshop picture manipulation tool, we now have more Bigfoot, space alien, and dinosaur sightings than ever before.

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7 hrs ago | Science

Data check: Not so EAGER for NSF funding?

How do consumers react after learning that an online bank account has been hacked? Do they take their business elsewhere? Do they limit their online activities to reduce their exposure to such invasions? Those were some of the questions that intrigued Rahul Telang, a professor of information systems and management at Carnegie Mellon University in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Deseret News

10 Bible verses millennials can learn from

This story is part of the Deseret News National Edition , which focuses on the issues that resonate with American families.

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Gorden Bell Lifelogging at 80

Gordon Bell turns 80 today, August 19th, 2014. Born in 1934 he has lived through an era in which computers occupied entire building through to being able to carry one in your pocket or around your neck.

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Related Topix: Computers, CPU, Science / Technology, Electrical Engineering

Deseret News

Measuring the impact of a MOOC course can be complicated

Massive Open Online Courses make education cheaper and more accessible, but some say they have potential to undermine the current profit model.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Almanac

CollegeWeek of Aug. 20 Brittany Rodgers, daughter of Greg and Mary Jo ...

Lebanon, was named to the fall and spring dean's list at Virginia Tech. A 2011 graduate of Mt.

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Related Topix: Mount Lebanon, PA, Lebanon, PA, Bethel Park, PA, Saint Vincent College

University Business

U.S. university in Africa graduates first students

Internationally respected Carnegie Mellon University became the first highly ranked American institution to operate a fully-fledged campus in Africa when it set up in tiny, post-conflict Rwanda in September 2011.

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Business Journal

Duquesne students to arrive for orientation Tuesday

Duquesne University's freshman class is due to arrive Tuesday from 8 a.m to noon and 3 p.m to 6 pm.

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Related Topix: Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

BroadwayWorld.com

Nikki M. James, Keala Settle and More Join Andrew Kober in KOBERET Tonight at 54 Below

The performance will feature guest appearances by Andrew's Les Miserables cast mates Nikki M. James , Keala Settle , Caissie Levy , and Samantha Hill , as well as a never-before-heard duet between Andrew and Elena Shaddow .

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

Premier FBI cybersquad in Pittsburgh to add agents

Because of the Pittsburgh squad's success, the FBI is rewarding the office with more manpower, allowing it to take on even more cyberthreats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Science, Computer Science, Saint Vincent College, University of Pittsburgh

Sat Aug 16, 2014

MetaFilter

girls and technology

WYNC's Manoush Zomorodi investigates the gender gap in tech and computer science , and finds a number of people working towards bridging that gap, from childhood to university: completely restructuring a required computer science course to make it more welcoming to female university students , celebrating women in computing history for kids to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Family, Kids, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Rochester Institute of Technology

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Business Journal

CMU awarded $1M grant to support advanced manufacturing research

Carnegie Mellon University will receive a $1 million grant to fund advanced manufacturing-related research, Gov. Tom Corbett announced Friday.

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Business Journal

CMU profs seek solution to urban parking problems

So where's the best place to park in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood? Good luck if you think anyone would spill a secret spot, but a pilot study by a pair of Carnegie Mellon University professors is a big step in leveling the playing field.

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Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA

Daily Times

New algorithm can predict heart attack: researchers : August 15, 2014,

Researchers have developed a new machine-learning algorithm that can predict heart attacks up to four hours before doctors can.

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Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: People of ACM: Q&A with Jeannette Wing Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research

ACM Bulletin : Jeannette Wing's areas of expertise are in trustworthy computing, formal methods, concurrent and distributed systems, programming languages, and software engineering.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Computers

PennLive.com

'Godspell' provides a reverential end to summer at Totem Pole: review

Michael Jayne Walker, center, plays the role of Jesus in Totem Pole Playhouse's season-ending production of the musical "Godspell."

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Related Topix: Godspell, Musical Movies, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Engadget

Schools find ways to get more women into computer science courses

Technology giants like Apple and Google are frequently dominated by men, in part because relatively few women pursue computer science degrees; just 18 percent of American comp sci grads are female.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Harvey Mudd College, University of Washington, Gadgets

Business Journal

Pittsburgh tech company raises $17.8M

Pittsburgh-based 360fly Inc. has raised $17.8 million from investors, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Cameras

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Gov. Corbetta s special adviser on higher education steps down

Governor Tom Corbett's special adviser for higher education has handed his resignation, Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Penn State University Park, Lehigh University

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