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Cornell’s Tech/Law Colloquium kicks off next week

Cornell’s Tech/Law Colloquium returns this fall semester with a slate of 12 free public talks from leading scholars in the areas of digital technology, ethics, law and policy.

How technology turns consumers into spies

A new paper explores how digital cameras and other surveillance tools compel people to spend time and energy monitoring others.

Artificial intelligence may put private data at risk

Machine learning models, which use data to help computers learn for themselves, are vulnerable to privacy leaks and malicious attacks, Cornell Tech researchers have found.

A kernel of promise in popcorn-powered robots

New research from Cornell's Collective Embodied Intelligence Lab examines how popcorn’s unique qualities can power inexpensive robotic devices that grip, expand or change rigidity.

High schoolers learn to create intelligent robots

High school students explored the field of digital intelligence through the CATALYST Academy, a weeklong workshop aimed at inspiring minority students to pursue careers in engineering.

Educators explore how to bring computer science learning to all students

Educators from four New York state school districts met at Gates Hall July 23-24 to discuss how to implement meaningful and consistent computer-science curricula, part of a two-year project with CSforALL.

Apps make it easy for domestic abusers to spy

A new study from Cornell researchers finds domestic abusers can choose from thousands of apps to spy on their partners, from traditional spyware to software intended for legitimate purposes, like finding phones.

Predicting when online conversations turn toxic

Cornell researchers have created a model to predict which civil conversations on the Internet might take a toxic turn.

CIS programs aim to draw minority STEM students to academic careers

Two free workshops offered by Computing and Information Science brought students to campus with the goal of increasing diversity in STEM fields.