Trento Von Lindenberg

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  • Courts are unprepared for the appearance of emojis in cases

    On Sept. 19, 1982, at Carnegie Mellon, the smiley was born after Professor Scott Fahlman suggested using ":-)" and ":-(" to denote emotions online.

    SciTech | February 25, 2019
  • Carriers provide location (dis)services to customers

    It’s no secret that companies sell consumer data, but what you might not have known is that people can access that data and use it to track your location. On May 16, 2018, that is exactly what Dr. Robert Xiao, then a Ph.D. student in Carnegie Mellon’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute, discovered.

    SciTech | February 18, 2019