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  1. One little 'no' draws big reactionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... inch Democrats closer to control of the Senate. The dustup in Pittsburgh came during a forum at Carnegie Mellon University, the first with all three Democrats vying for the nomination: McGinty, former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak, and Braddock Mayor John ...


  2. CMU, UPMC Develop First Flexible Robot To Assist Head & Neck SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... A first for the United States has its origins in Pittsburgh. A joint venture between UPMC and Carnegie Mellon University has produced the first flexible robot to assist with head and neck surgery. It went from bench to bedside in just five years. It ...


  3. The Wisdom of the CrowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | New Yorker

    ... ten thousand, according to a scientific count conducted by a complex-systems mathematician from Carnegie Mellon University using data supplied by thirty-five spotters. It was probably closer to four hundred thousand, judging from the constant churn ...


  4. FloCon 2016 Announces Conference Program and KeynotesRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | Carnegie Mellon University

    FloCon 2016 , the 12th annual open forum for large-scale network analytics, has announced its full technical program and keynote speakers for the conference, to be held January 11-14, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Florida. FloCon is sponsored by the CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.


  5. CERT to Offer Training, Certificate for Insider Threat Vulnerability AssessorsRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | Carnegie Mellon University

    The CERT Insider Threat Center at the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute today announced a new Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor Certificate to train individuals to assist in meeting upcoming federal government standards. Registration is now open for courses in both Pittsburgh, and Arlington, Va.


  6. IEEE Appoints Nationally Recognized Scientist and Security Expert to Chair Cybersecurity InitiativeRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Carnegie Mellon University

    PITTSBURGH & PISCATAWAY, N.J. -IEEE, the world's largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity, and the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute today announced that nationally recognized scientist and security expert Dr. Greg Shannon has been named Chair of the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative. Dr. Shannon is Chief Scientist for the CERT Division at the SEI where he regularly partners with government, industry, and academia to develop advanced methods and technologies to counter sophisticated cyber threats.


  7. Friday Spotlight: Strategies for Building Open Cloud Enabled Infrastructure WebinarRead the original story

    Friday | Oracle

    ... over the years. He holds a BS in electrical engineering and engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds MBA and JD degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Charlie is responsible product ...


  8. Assessing the U.S. power grid after UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CIO

    ... With more than 20 years in the information security field, Kenneth van Wyk has worked at Carnegie Mellon University's CERT/CC, the U.S. Deptartment of Defense, Para-Protect and others. He has published two books on information security and is ...


  9. The Architect's Questionnaire: Michelle LaFoeRead the original story

    Friday | Portland Architecture

    ... for Scott Hall, the soon to be completed Nano-Bio-Energy Technologies Institute building at Carnegie Mellon University, OFFICE 52 exhibits an exceptional ability to create transformational spaces with light, color and materials. In this interview, ...


  10. Project Aims to Reverse-engineer Brain Algorithms, Make Computers Learn Like HumansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    Carnegie Mellon University is embarking on a five-year, $12 million research effort to reverse-engineer the brain, seeking to unlock the secrets of neural circuitry and the brain's learning methods. Researchers will use these insights to make computers think more like humans.


  11. Mindfulness Meditation and the Vagus Nerve Share Many PowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Psychology Today

    ... for inflammation (Interleukin-6) while improving executive control and stress resilience . The Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers identified how mindfulness meditation optimizes brain connectivity and lowers stress. The fMRI brain scans ...


  12. Brian O'Neill: Of graffiti vandals and snow angelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 |

    A 22-year-old Carnegie Mellon University art student was charged Monday with 58 counts of criminal mischief that resulted in $114,000 in damage in Oakland, Shadyside, East Liberty and elsewhere. To put that another way, he's accused of believing there was value in his narcissistic scrawls.


  13. How mindfulness meditation improves healthRead the original story

    Friday |

    ... health benefits," said lead author David Creswell, associate professor of psychology at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, US. Published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, the new study showed that mindfulness meditation training, compared ...


  14. Neurobiological changes explain how mindfulness meditation improves healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News Today

    ... is known about the brain changes that produce these beneficial health effects. New research from Carnegie Mellon University provides a window into the brain changes that link mindfulness meditation training with health in stressed adults. Published ...


  15. Startup Gives Away Music to Discover Hidden Benefits of MeditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SBWire

    Meditation has become an increasingly popular way for people to improve their mental and physical health. A recent study conducted by the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh investigated how meditation affects people's ability to be resilient under stress.


  16. Ridge, Hickton to Speak at Inaugural Cyburgh, PA Initiative EventRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Carnegie Mellon University

    The event, organized by the Software Engineering Institute, the Pittsburgh Technology Council , and Carnegie Mellon University , will bring local organizations together in candid dialogue to identify shared cybersecurity challenges, barriers to success, needed resources, and solutions. The goal of the initiative is to help organizations use the world-class resources available in Pittsburgh to create a local, collaborative cybersecurity innovation and education center.


  17. Cybersecurity Expert Joins White House Office of Science and Technology PolicyRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | Carnegie Mellon University

    November 5, 2015 - Dr. Greg Shannon , an IEEE senior member and cybersecurity expert from the CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute , recently began an assignment in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy as assistant director for cybersecurity strategy in the National Security and International Affairs Division. IEEE-USA provided a fellowship to Carnegie Mellon University to partially support faculty or staff who have the opportunity to serve temporarily in the Executive Office of the President.


  18. 11th SATURN Technical Program Explores Cutting-Edge Methods and...Read the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Carnegie Mellon University

    ... research and development center sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and operated by Carnegie Mellon University. The SEI helps organizations make measurable improvements in their software engineering capabilities by providing technical ...


  19. CERT to Hold Symposium on Managing Supply Chain Cybersecurity RiskRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Carnegie Mellon University

    Cybersecurity risks of complex global supply chains for information and communications technology are increasing. To address this important issue, the CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University will hold a free Symposium on Supply Chain Risk Management Thursday, January 15, 2015, at the SEI office in Arlington, Va.


  20. TSP Symposium 2014 Keynotes to Address Maximizing PerformanceRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Carnegie Mellon University

    The Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute has announced the opening of registration and the slate of distinguished keynote speakers for the Team Software Process Symposium 2014 . Held in Pittsburgh on November 3-6 in collaboration with IEEE Software magazine, the symposium will focus on the theme Going Beyond Methodology to Maximize Performance .