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Eye Witness News
Young women are still less likely to negotiate a job offer. Why?negotiation compared to women. Picture: Freeimages.com WEF 2016,women,women i
Young women are still less likely to negotiate a job offer. Why?
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 hours ago
negotiation compared to women. Picture: Freeimages.com WEF 2016,women,women in workplace Nearly a decade ago, Carnegie Mellon University researchers surveyed a group of graduating college students and found just seven percent of women... Read more
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dna
New software to correct distortions in selfiesin 20 different poses, compiled by researchers at Zhejiang University in China.
New software to correct distortions in selfies
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
in 20 different poses, compiled by researchers at Zhejiang University in China. Then, a programme made by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in the US, identified nearly six dozen reference points across someone's face, such as the corners... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
U of T, Waterloo among World Economic Forum’s top 50 tech schools worldwideKong Polytechnic University, received a QS score of 74.1, while the five champi
U of T, Waterloo among World Economic Forum’s top 50 tech schools worldwide
ITBusiness.ca / Posted yesterday
Kong Polytechnic University, received a QS score of 74.1, while the five champions – MIT, Stanford, Oxford, Harvard, and Carnegie Mellon, respectively – received scores of between 93.8 and 91.4. Conducted by London, U.K.-based international... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Economic development required government supportinnovators and risk-takers for its audacity. Page 2 of 2 - Sam Samanta, a grad
Economic development required government support
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
innovators and risk-takers for its audacity. Page 2 of 2 - Sam Samanta, a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of Maine, is a professor of physics at the Finger Lakes Community College's... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sian Heder debuts as feature film writer-directorand the trash in the ground at Haymarket. Heder, 39, attended Cambridge Rindge
Sian Heder debuts as feature film writer-director
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
and the trash in the ground at Haymarket. Heder, 39, attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School before heading to Carnegie Mellon University, where she studied acting. When she moved to Los Angeles, she took a job as a babysitter, where a... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Hillary Clinton’s stand on NAFTA and the TPP: It’s complicated, and evolvingmisbehavior of countries that manipulate the value of their currencies for trad
Hillary Clinton’s stand on NAFTA and the TPP: It’s complicated, and evolving
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
misbehavior of countries that manipulate the value of their currencies for trade gain,” said economist Lee Branstetter, of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington. “What’s true... Read more
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Market Watch
Apple, it’s time to license the operating system and undo the mistake of 30 years agobecause of an advantage it once had. Vivek Wadhwa, a former tech entrepreneur,
Apple, it’s time to license the operating system and undo the mistake of 30 years ago
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
because of an advantage it once had. Vivek Wadhwa, a former tech entrepreneur, is a Distinguished Fellow and professor at Carnegie Mellon University Engineering at Silicon Valley. He writes on wadhwa.com, or follow him on Twitter @wadhwa Read... Read more
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The Atlantic
Uber’s Latest Push Toward Driverless Carshow Uber is carving out a role for itself among the leaders in self-driving car
Uber’s Latest Push Toward Driverless Cars
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
how Uber is carving out a role for itself among the leaders in self-driving cars. In early 2015, Uber poached dozens of Carnegie Mellon engineers and roboticists—hiring approximately 40 of them all at once—in a move that stunned the university... Read more
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PhysOrg
Selfie righteous: New tool corrects angles and distances in portraitsposes, compiled by Zhejiang University researchers. The next ingredient, a prog
Selfie righteous: New tool corrects angles and distances in portraits
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
poses, compiled by Zhejiang University researchers. The next ingredient, a program made available by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, identified nearly six dozen reference points across someone's face, such as the corners of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Carnegie Mellon professor gets $1.1M to secure appliances | TribLIVE It's a question you're probably not asking now, but one that Vya
Carnegie Mellon professor gets $1.1M to secure appliances
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
| TribLIVE It's a question you're probably not asking now, but one that Vyas Sekar, an assistant professor in Carnegie Mellon... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ticket picks: Christian music from AustraliaI've even assigned it to some of my students, a few of whom even played it with
Ticket picks: Christian music from Australia
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
I've even assigned it to some of my students, a few of whom even played it with David,” says Cardenes, who teaches at Carnegie Mellon University. The concerts start at 8 p.m. July 29 and 30 at City Theater, 1300 Bingham St., South Side.... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Get To Know Andrea Grover, The Soon-To-Be Guild Hall Executive Director - East Hampton Villagein Houston, and she served as its director for 10 years. Before joining the Par
Get To Know Andrea Grover, The Soon-To-Be Guild Hall Executive Director - East Hampton Village
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 3 days ago
in Houston, and she served as its director for 10 years. Before joining the Parrish, she was a Warhol Curatorial Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, and in 2013 she was awarded a Center for Curatorial Leadership Fellowship with a residency at... Read more
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TribLIVE
For versatile singer Groban, opportunities keep knockingversatile singer Groban, opportunities keep knocking Josh Groban didn't spend
For versatile singer Groban, opportunities keep knocking
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
versatile singer Groban, opportunities keep knocking Josh Groban didn't spend a long time studying theater at Carnegie Mellon University, but the experience was hard to forget. “I was there for about six months,” he says. “It was a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
How mindfulness meditation can improve your life in just 3 minutes a dayto user-friendly apps. And, as with daily practice, a little bit of effort goe
How mindfulness meditation can improve your life in just 3 minutes a day
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
to user-friendly apps. And, as with daily practice, a little bit of effort goes a long way. One recent study out of Carnegie Mellon University found that newcomers to meditation reported feeling less stressed -- even when put in a... Read more
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Quartz
Internet trolls are even more hostile when they’re using their real names, a study findsperceived as more credible in their group once they are identified, argues Jurg
Internet trolls are even more hostile when they’re using their real names, a study finds
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
perceived as more credible in their group once they are identified, argues Jurgen Pfeffer, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon.”In such structures it is very likely that, if somebody says something aggressive, the majority of the group... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
CMU student developing magnetic malaria treatmentAs a woman in a STEM field, Carnegie Mellon University student Blue Martin says
CMU student developing magnetic malaria treatment
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
As a woman in a STEM field, Carnegie Mellon University student Blue Martin says she thinks one of the best ways to foster interest in the sciences is by encouraging hobbies that allow opportunities to build and create things. “Our souls are only... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Short List: July 27 - August 2one-night program, part of the national Science on Screen initiative, includes
Short List: July 27 - August 2
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
one-night program, part of the national Science on Screen initiative, includes a post-film Q&A with robotics experts from Carnegie Mellon University, who are featured in the film. If you miss this premiere, don’t worry: Lo and Behold opens in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Researchers who set up Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center ready to hand reins to next generationCenter 30 years ago and pioneered one of the first successful collaborations be
Researchers who set up Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center ready to hand reins to next generation
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Center 30 years ago and pioneered one of the first successful collaborations between the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University are stepping down as its co-directors later this year. “Thirty years is a pretty long time for... Read more
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TribLIVE
CMU alum Heder’s film ‘Tallulah’ to debut on Netflixstoryline? Far from it, assures Heder, who learned what it takes to act and dir
CMU alum Heder’s film ‘Tallulah’ to debut on Netflix
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
storyline? Far from it, assures Heder, who learned what it takes to act and direct from her self-described wonder years at Carnegie Mellon University, from which she graduated in 1999. It was just after graduation, as she was making the acting... Read more
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Orange County Register
Suits for feeling the action, virtual rooms for sharing a show, Siggraph in Anaheim demos the latest in virtual reality techthe produced stuff. They want to see real authentic reactions.” The project sh
Suits for feeling the action, virtual rooms for sharing a show, Siggraph in Anaheim demos the latest in virtual reality tech
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
the produced stuff. They want to see real authentic reactions.” The project should debut commercially within a year. Carnegie Mellon University students created an interactive, live-action, virtual reality film experience. Called “Injustice,”... Read more
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Robotics Online
Mobile Robots and Intralogistics the Always-On Supply ChainIAM Robotics. Established in 2012 and based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, IAM R
Mobile Robots and Intralogistics the Always-On Supply Chain
Robotics Online / Posted 4 days ago
IAM Robotics. Established in 2012 and based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, IAM Robotics unites three research engineers from Carnegie Mellon University. Founder and CEO Tom Galluzzo, Hardware Lead Vladimir Altman, and Chief Software Architect Ricky... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
What high heels say about the wealth gap and your need to conformtheir own preferences and individuality. Fashion may seem like a trivial subje
What high heels say about the wealth gap and your need to conform
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
their own preferences and individuality. Fashion may seem like a trivial subject, but Jeff Galak, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University's business school, says that it provides an excellent measure for examining how people are... Read more
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The Morning Call
At DNC, Casey slams Trump's business practiceshe should tell that to the workers in Canonsburg, Washington County, who produc
At DNC, Casey slams Trump's business practices
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
he should tell that to the workers in Canonsburg, Washington County, who produce cookware or to the robotics students at Carnegie Mellon University. Trump's words have not matched his actions when it comes to outsourcing jobs, Casey said,... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Warning signs, training and laws for aging, elderly driversget behind the wheel, despite diminished hand-eye coordination and reaction tim
Warning signs, training and laws for aging, elderly drivers
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
get behind the wheel, despite diminished hand-eye coordination and reaction time. According to a recent study by AAA and Carnegie Mellon University, drivers 85-years-old and older are four times more likely than teenage drivers to cause fatal... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Devices with Qualcomm modems safe from critical ASN.1 telecom flawremotely execute rogue code inside the firmware of devices that use ASN1C code.
Devices with Qualcomm modems safe from critical ASN.1 telecom flaw
Computer World Australia / Posted 4 days ago
remotely execute rogue code inside the firmware of devices that use ASN1C code. The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) at Carnegie Mellon University published a security advisory about the flaw last week accompanied by a long list of vendors who... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Trump’s trade policies worry economistsestablishment actually embraced the very positions Trump is advocating today,”
Trump’s trade policies worry economists
The Record Searchlight / Posted 5 days ago
establishment actually embraced the very positions Trump is advocating today,” said economist Lee Branstetter, with Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and the Peterson Institute for International economics in Washington. “As the Great... Read more
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USA Today
Trump’s trade policies worry economistsestablishment actually embraced the very positions Trump is advocating today,”
Trump’s trade policies worry economists
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
establishment actually embraced the very positions Trump is advocating today,” said economist Lee Branstetter, with Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and the Peterson Institute for International economics in Washington. “As the Great... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Scott Cochran: Facing the brick wallsRandy Pausch, professor of computer science, human-computer interaction and des
Scott Cochran: Facing the brick walls
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Randy Pausch, professor of computer science, human-computer interaction and design at Carnegie Mellon University, spoke these words during his famous Last Lecture. The book that followed is a blueprint for how to live your life. It's spot on. Much... Read more
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PollutionOnline
Nortek Air Solutions’ CLEANPAK Cleanroom System Part Of The 2016 Laboratory Of The Year At University Of Illinoisproducts. “This product has been utilized by many universities wanting state-of
Nortek Air Solutions’ CLEANPAK Cleanroom System Part Of The 2016 Laboratory Of The Year At University Of Illinois
PollutionOnline / Posted 5 days ago
products. “This product has been utilized by many universities wanting state-of-the-art cleanrooms such as Princeton, Carnegie Mellon, Harvard, the King Abdullah University & Science Technology (KAUST), the Masdar Institute of Technology &... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Guide to Guerrilla ParentingKids” (Scientific American/Farrar, Straus & Giroux). Raeburn, a journalist, and
A Guide to Guerrilla Parenting
The New Yorker / Posted 5 days ago
Kids” (Scientific American/Farrar, Straus & Giroux). Raeburn, a journalist, and Zollman, a game theorist and philosopher at Carnegie Mellon, maintain that the best move for the mother of these children is to hold an auction—after determining whether... Read more
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TribLIVE
Accomplished professor connected with studentsOsterle was a Pittsburgh native who graduated from Central Catholic High School
Accomplished professor connected with students
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
Osterle was a Pittsburgh native who graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1943. Much of his life revolved around Carnegie Mellon University. He attended the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now CMU) on a full scholarship after... Read more
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News.com.au
The age-old question: Home and Away or Neighbours?Jesse Spencer made the leap from Aussie soaps to Hollywood big time. MANY grea
The age-old question: Home and Away or Neighbours?
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
Jesse Spencer made the leap from Aussie soaps to Hollywood big time. MANY great American theatre institutions – from Carnegie Mellon to Second City – are touted as the one true training ground for future Hollywood legends, but here in Australia we... Read more
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TribLIVE
Business Gallery: July 24, 2016LLP among the winners in the publication's fourth annual Global Legal Awards fo
Business Gallery: July 24, 2016
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
LLP among the winners in the publication's fourth annual Global Legal Awards for the firm's successful representation of Carnegie Mellon University in a technology dispute. The firm, CMU and Orrick, Sutcliffe & Herrington won the “Global Dispute... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Thousands line up for jobsstudents and interns registered for San Francisco’s annual Internapalooza jobs
Thousands line up for jobs
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 7 days ago
students and interns registered for San Francisco’s annual Internapalooza jobs fair. The crowd included UC Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, Georgia Institute of Technology, Duke and University of Pennsylvania graduates with degrees in computer... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: Rachel HolladayHolladay, 21, of Slidell, La., won the 2016 Collegiate Award from the National
Newsmaker: Rachel Holladay
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
Holladay, 21, of Slidell, La., won the 2016 Collegiate Award from the National Center for Women & IT. The rising senior at Carnegie Mellon University is double-majoring in computer science and robotics. Noteworthy/Achievement: The National Center... Read more
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dna
Cut calories by ordering your food one hour before it's time to eat, experts adviseas simple as ordering your food just an hour before it's time to eat. A new st
Cut calories by ordering your food one hour before it's time to eat, experts advise
dna / Posted 7 days ago
as simple as ordering your food just an hour before it's time to eat. A new study from the University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University shows that people choose higher-calorie meals when ordering immediately before eating and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Vivek Wadhwa: Why Elon Musk's crazy plans for Tesla are perfectly saneto be the strategic advantage that it needs to achieve its goals. Vivek Wadhwa
Vivek Wadhwa: Why Elon Musk's crazy plans for Tesla are perfectly sane
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
to be the strategic advantage that it needs to achieve its goals. Vivek Wadhwa is Distinguished Fellow and professor at Carnegie Mellon University Engineering at Silicon Valley and a director of research at Center for Entrepreneurship and... Read more
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Ars Technica
Malicious computers caught snooping on Tor-anonymized Dark Web sitesa security conference talk demonstrating a low-cost way to de-anonymize Tor use
Malicious computers caught snooping on Tor-anonymized Dark Web sites
Ars Technica / Posted 7 days ago
a security conference talk demonstrating a low-cost way to de-anonymize Tor users following requests by attorneys from Carnegie Mellon, where the researchers were employed. Tor developers have since fixed the weakness that made the exploit... Read more
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Business Wire
Nortek Air Solutions’ CLEANPAK Cleanroom System Part of the 2016 Laboratory of the Year at University of Illinoisproducts. “This product has been utilized by many universities wanting state-of
Nortek Air Solutions’ CLEANPAK Cleanroom System Part of the 2016 Laboratory of the Year at University of Illinois
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
products. “This product has been utilized by many universities wanting state-of-the-art cleanrooms such as Princeton, Carnegie Mellon, Harvard, the King Abdullah University & Science Technology (KAUST), the Masdar Institute of Technology &... Read more
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Psych Central
Imaging Study Traces Brain Activity Associated with Problem-Solvingof problems was a total mystery to us until we applied these techniques,” says
Imaging Study Traces Brain Activity Associated with Problem-Solving
Psych Central / Posted 8 days ago
of problems was a total mystery to us until we applied these techniques,” says psychological scientist John Anderson of Carnegie Mellon University, lead researcher on the study. “Now, when students are sitting there thinking hard, we can tell... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Neuroimaging study identifies four mental stages during math problem solvingA new Carnegie Mellon University neuroimaging study reveals the mental stages p
Neuroimaging study identifies four mental stages during math problem solving
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
A new Carnegie Mellon University neuroimaging study reveals the mental stages people go through as they are solving challenging math problems. Published in Psychological Science, researchers combined two analytical strategies to use functional MRI... Read more
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dna
Scientists use neuroimaging to study brains on mathcombining two analytical strategies- multivoxel pattern analysis (MVPA) and hid
Scientists use neuroimaging to study brains on math
dna / Posted 8 days ago
combining two analytical strategies- multivoxel pattern analysis (MVPA) and hidden semi-Markov models (HSMM), the Carnegie Mellon University researchers were able to use functional MRI to identify patterns of brain activity that aligned... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Vindy.com - BUSINESS DIGEST ||in matching funds from the awarded project teams for total funding worth $11 mi
Vindy.com - BUSINESS DIGEST ||
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 days ago
in matching funds from the awarded project teams for total funding worth $11 million. The seven selected awardees are: Carnegie Mellon University, University of Texas El Paso, Wolf Robotics LLC – A Lincoln Electric Co., 3D Systems Corp.,... Read more
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J Weekly
Arava building network of scientists, policymakersthan other cities, but still — it was eye-opening.” Now a doctoral candidate i
Arava building network of scientists, policymakers
J Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
than other cities, but still — it was eye-opening.” Now a doctoral candidate in engineering and public policy at Carnegie-Mellon University, the 31-year-old Sarie was at Congregation Netivot Shalom in Berkeley last week along with the... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Two Central grads awarded OHSAA scholarshipsstarting this fall. Colangelo will run track at Princeton University, while Reo
Two Central grads awarded OHSAA scholarships
The Suburbanite / Posted 9 days ago
starting this fall. Colangelo will run track at Princeton University, while Reolfi plans to study engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Both schools have a strong academic reputation, but both are costly to attend and having an extra... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Shedding light on the dark webdrives online prices below those on the street. Using the postal system makes a
Shedding light on the dark web
Namibia Economist / Posted 9 days ago
drives online prices below those on the street. Using the postal system makes arbitrage possible, says Nicolas Christin of Carnegie Mellon University. An enterprising dealer could, for instance, pick up a gram of heroin from the Netherlands for... Read more
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TribLIVE
CMU research argues for wider adoption of automated-driving featuresadoption of automated-driving features | TribLIVE Carnegie Mellon University
CMU research argues for wider adoption of automated-driving features
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
adoption of automated-driving features | TribLIVE Carnegie Mellon University professor Raj Rajkumar sits ready at the wheel as his vehicle is driving itself down Schenley... Read more
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The New Yorker
What It Takes to Clean the Gangesthe old Congress Party élite that Modi detests: cosmopolitan, fluent in English
What It Takes to Clean the Ganges
The New Yorker / Posted 9 days ago
the old Congress Party élite that Modi detests: cosmopolitan, fluent in English, Western-educated, with graduate studies at Carnegie Mellon and M.I.T.“Oh, there you are—I just spent three hours talking to a sheet draped over a chair.” Ramesh told... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Order your meal before it's time to eat to cut caloriesas simple as ordering your food just an hour before it's time to eat. A new stu
Order your meal before it's time to eat to cut calories
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
as simple as ordering your food just an hour before it's time to eat. A new study from the University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University shows that people choose higher-calorie meals when ordering immediately before eating and... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘Star Trek’ boldly marking 50 yearsastronauts to have appeared as a character in the “Star Trek” universe. Zachar
‘Star Trek’ boldly marking 50 years
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
astronauts to have appeared as a character in the “Star Trek” universe. Zachary Quinto (Born 1977): Green Tree native and Carnegie Mellon University grad Quinto had some pretty big, pointed ears to fill in the iconic role of Mr. Spock in the... Read more
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