Incubator to support projects for work and social change

The Yang-Tan WorkABILITY Incubator, recently launched through the ILR School’s Center for Applied Research on Work, will support innovative applied research projects and collaborations.

(Almost) everyone likes a helpful trash robot

In an experiment, most people in a Manhattan plaza welcomed trash barrel robots and happily gave them garbage, though some found them to be creepy.

Limited resources leave youth vulnerable to digital abuse

Youth in the United States are targets of cross-platform digital abuse from peers, strangers, offline acquaintances and even relatives, with threats ranging from harassment and sexual violence to financial fraud, according to a new collaborative study and call-to-action from Cornell and Google researchers.

Autonomous bus sounds: It’s all about when, not how

By testing different alert sounds, researchers worked to find a solution to pedestrians and cyclists getting too close to autonomous electric buses.

BOOM returns for its 25th year

After a three-year hiatus, Bits On Our Minds, a showcase of cutting-edge digital technology projects created by Cornell students, returns to campus for its 25th anniversary. The event will be held 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, in Duffield Hall atrium.

2023-24 academic year to feature free expression theme

The significance, history and challenges of free expression and academic freedom will be explored as a featured theme throughout the 2023-24 academic year, President Martha E. Pollack will announce April 17.

Celebrating a decade of community in computing

Women In Computing at Cornell creates a supportive network of mentors, develops members’ skills and careers, and does outreach to younger generations. 

One-size-fits-all content moderation fails the Global South

Social media companies need content moderation systems to keep users safe and prevent the spread of misinformation, but these systems are often based on Western norms, and unfairly penalize users in the Global South, according to new research at Cornell.

Shapeshifters: Can buildings behave like organisms?

With a $3 million National Science Foundation grant, Cornell researchers are creating a new approach to architecture by learning how plants and animals form internal structures.