Josh Andah Editorial Board Writer

Class of 2020


  • Research Spotlight: Researchers are adding fairness to automated systems

    Anupam Datta, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon, is taking on the challenge of adding fair- ness to automated tasks. With a $3 million fund from the Natural Science Foundation, Datta hopes to improved automated tasks that affect healthcare, criminal justice, and advertisement. This would be done by making these systems, in a sense, more fair.

    SciTech | September 11, 2017
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    Apple will redesign its major stores for first time in 15 years

    Apple plans to redesign its major stores in key locations. The change comes at a time when Apple is shifting to a greener operation structure. Apple stores haven't been redesigned in a major way since 2002.

    SciTech | May 1, 2017
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    Buggy races boast new, exciting, sleek designs at Carnival

    SciTech | April 24, 2017
  • Information has a finite speed

    Light is the fastest thing in our universe. Its speed is a universal constant that no object with mass can attain or surpass. We know these truths thanks to Einstein and his brilliant theories of special and general relativity, published more than a hundred years ago.
    There is one byproduct of Einstein’s theory that is surprising, perplexing, and unintuitive. The speed of light isn’t a cap solely...

    SciTech | April 24, 2017
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    Breakthrough made in Zika detection

    Scientists recently developed SHERLOCK, a new and more robust diagnostic system. SHERLOCK, a variation of CRISPR, is better at detecting diseases and distinguishing the Zika virus from its close variant Dengue.

    SciTech | April 17, 2017