Collaboration across (baseball) fields leads to Amazonian rivers

An ambitious project that deploys big data and uses machine learning to understand the ecological impacts of hydropower dams in the Amazon Basin started in a mundane enough setting: on the sidelines at youth baseball games.

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CIS researchers receive $2.5M NSF grant for cybersecurity

Researchers Andrew Myers, Elaine Shi, Greg Morrisett and Rafael Pass will explore a new approach that will make it easier to use cryptography to build more-secure systems.

Course explores our future with robots and AI

A new computer science course offered last semester explored the ethical and social issues raised by the emergence of robots and artificial intelligence.

Workshop to bolster minority computer science Ph.D.s

A SoNIC (software-defined network interface) Summer Research Workshop will increase exposure to computer science for for 13 minority students on campus this June.

Cornell Tech has final Open Studio before move to new campus

Cornell Tech's Open Studio, held for the final time at the Google building campus, gives budding entrepreneurs a chance to pitch their ideas to several hundred people, including business leaders.

How workers push back against unwanted technology

Karen Levy, assistant professor of information science, spoke April 17 about how intrusive technology has sparked a revolt in the workplace.

Play the games of tomorrow at GDIAC Showcase, May 19

If you want to know what sort of video games you'll be playing next year, stop by at the annual Game Design Initiative at Cornell Showcase from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 19.

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How will robots handle life or death decisions?

Joseph Halpern, professor of computer science, lectured on "Moral Responsibility, Blameworthiness and Intention: In Search of Formal Definitions," speaking more about philosophy than robotics.

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Knepper examines emotions behind human-robot relations

When robots are all around us, will we have positive relationships with them, or will their similarity to humans make us uneasy?