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Daphne Koller discusses probabilistic relational modeling, artificial intelligence, and her new work with biologists.
Debating the public policy issues involved in proposed efforts toward improving voting systems while considering the range of technical and societal challenges.
Tracing the course of influential computing developments and considering possible paths to new paradigms.
Diagnosing the symptoms of failing to accommodate critical software architecture properties that often result in the demise of projects.
Considering the responsibilities of those who build systems fundamental to significant social functions, institutions, and values.
Discovery of a previously unknown replica of the legendary Swiss Millionaire calculating machine at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.
Some small steps that can make a big difference.
Looking at some use cases for the adoption of big data in industries that deal with physical things, and drawing …
Donald Trump is speaking Mandarin.
West was among the so-called "Hidden Figures" part of the …
The number of international students enrolling in U.S. graduate programs …