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CIS professor teaches ethics in data science course

Solon Barocas, assistant professor of computing and information science, is teaching about bias and discrimination in machine learning this fall.

An outdoor cat can damage your sustainability cred

A new study shows birders who allow pet cats out of the house are judged to be less concerned about the environment by other birders.

CIS offers two diversity-focused summer programs

Computing and Information Science is offering two summer programs designed to recruit and support underrepresented minorities in graduate computing fields.

CIS students win two of 10 Microsoft Ph.D. fellowships

Two Computing and Information Science doctoral students are among 10 elite students to win 2018-19 Microsoft Ph.D. Fellowships.

Create something at mannUfactory makerspace, opening Feb. 1

The mannUfactory, Cornell University Library’s makerspace, opens Feb. 1 in 112 Mann Library.

Cornell Tech has boosted excitement, interest universitywide, dean says

Dan Huttenlocher, the Jack and Rilla Neafsey Dean of Cornell Tech, gave an update on the New York City campus Dec. 19 at the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce.

Cornell Tech startup ideas get bigger, brighter, bolder

Team energy warmed the Tata Innovation Center as winter blasted outside along New York City's East River Dec. 14 at Cornell Tech's first Open Studio on Roosevelt Island.

A not-quite-random walk demystifies the algorithm

Looking at the world through the lens of an algorithm illuminates some aspects but obscures others, says Malte Ziewitz, assistant professor of science and technology studies.

eLab students pitch business ideas at NYC event

Nearly 50 Cornell eLab students participated in the third annual mid-year pitch night in Manhattan Dec. 1.