AI-generated images map visual functions in the brain

Researchers have demonstrated the use of artificial-intelligence-selected natural images and AI-generated synthetic images as neuroscientific tools for probing the visual processing areas of the brain.

Crowdsourced fact-checking fights misinformation in Taiwan

As journalists and professional fact-checkers struggle to keep up with the deluge of misinformation online, fact-checking sites that rely on loosely coordinated contributions from volunteers, such as Wikipedia, can help fill the gaps, Cornell research finds.

Entrepreneurs talk about disruption, growth and the power of AI

Cornell entrepreneurs shared wisdom, advice and ideas during Eclectic Convergence 2023 at Cornell Tech in New York City.

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Laidlaw scholars build global communities

The Laidlaw Leadership and Research Program at Cornell develops students into ethical leaders and global citizens. The program, hosted by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, strengthens students’ research and leadership skills over two years through work on international research projects, leadership training, participation in hands-on learning experiences, and global networking.

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Technology Repair Fair helps people doctor their devices, not dump them

The Technology Repair Fair helped visitors repair, reuse, or recycle their old devices, while bringing attention to the environmental impacts of computing.

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Student entrepreneurs pitch ideas at Cornell Tech event

The pitch competition also gave the 26 teams in eLab a chance to meet alumni, students and venture capitalists.

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Glasses use sonar, AI to interpret upper body poses in 3D

Throughout history, sonar’s distinctive “ping” has been used to map oceans, spot enemy submarines and find sunken ships. Today, a variation of that technology – in miniature form, developed by Cornell researchers – is proving a game-changer in wearable body-sensing technology.

Apocalypse debate set for Nov. 9

Four professors will argue for the importance of their disciplines during the Logos Philosophy Debate Club’s annual Apocalypse debate.

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Hwa Chung Torng, engineer who advanced CPUs, dies at 90

Hwa Chung “H.C.” Torng, M.S. ’58, Ph.D. ’60, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering, who invented a mechanism that helped advance high-speed computer processing, died March 31 at the John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, California. He was 90.