Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are trying to help robots acquire learning skills easily. They are using a novel method whereby bots are taught using adversarial learning techniques, similar to human babies.
Robotics January 27, 2017
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University are working on a possible solution to the problem of small smartwach displays. Named the SkinTrack system, the technology will allow users to transform their forearms into accurate touchpads.
Wearable Tech May 6, 2016
Researchers conducted a series of experiments to better understand when people are expressing sarcasm through text. By training their computers, the team was able to detect Twitter sarcasm using several factors that include keywords, hyperbole and hashtags.
Society January 23, 2016
Researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University have issued a statement denying offering any help to the FBI in lieu of a direct payment of $1 million for their Tor exploit.
Internet November 19, 2015
The Tor Project claims that the Computer Emergency Response Team of Carnegie Mellon was behind the attack that compromised the information of users on the encryption service. The Tor Project claims that the researchers were paid $1 million by the FBI.
Apps/Software November 13, 2015
Microsoft announced the winners of the research grant program that kicked off this summer, which awards schools with $100,000 and two HoloLens developer kits.
Apps/Software November 12, 2015
Researchers figure out hair. Using just a $300-worth 3D printer, Carnegie Mellon research were able to print strands of synthetic hair.
Gadgets October 30, 2015
Researchers have developed a way to use a 3D printer to print hair-like fibers, which could be used not only to print fake hair, but also to print things like toothbrush bristles.
Gadgets October 29, 2015
Expanding knowledge of the human body and modern technology could move us towards a world where transplant patients will no longer wait years for new organs. Scientists developed a 3D printing process to create coronary artery structures.
Life October 25, 2015
IBM and Carnegie Mellon have announced an open platform to support the creation of apps for the visually impaired. An app has already been built with this technology, and it could be a big help.
Apps/Software October 15, 2015
Carnegie Mellon spinoff nanoGriptech has announced the release of the world's first commercially available adhesive that is inspired by the foot of a gecko. The adhesive can be applied and removed multiple times without losing stickiness or leaving residue.
Gadgets August 25, 2015
The results of a study conducted at Carnegie Mellon University propose that Google algorithms tend to discriminate against female job-seekers.
Internet Culture July 9, 2015
What's not to love about a robot building a birdhouse?
FUTURE TECH June 22, 2015
Despite federal Title IX investigation, Carnegie Mellon students are taking back the night with help from an immersive graphic novel.
Internet June 5, 2015
Remember the good ol' days, when you could just burn your fingerprints off to become untraceable?
FUTURE TECH June 4, 2015
Robo-Mickey Mouse is now closer to reality. A horrifying, horrifying reality.
FUTURE TECH June 1, 2015
In a Texas Hold 'Em contest of Brains vs. AI that lasted 80,000 hands, humans came out on top - but just barely. Why are developers trying to perfect a poker-playing computer?
May 10, 2015
A classic game of man versus machine is being realized in the poker competition of 'Brains vs. Artificial Intelligence.' The professional poker players so far are dominating against the AI in this No-Limit Texas Hold 'Em poker game.
May 5, 2015
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University found a way to reduce a driver's commute time by up to 40 percent. With the virtual traffic lights technology, cars are able to talk to each other and produce traffic signals on the windshield.
FUTURE TECH January 16, 2015
Hugs may provide a significant advantage in preventing colds, a new discovery from Carnegie Mellon University reveals.
Life December 22, 2014
Researchers supported by Disney Research Pittsburgh take 3D printing to a new level by discovering they can create teddy bears and interactive speakers by providing slight tweaks to the new technology.
April 30, 2014
While we struggle to supplement our common sense, there is a computer program called NEIL that's running 24 hours a day building up its common sense in image processing.
FUTURE TECH November 25, 2013