Michael Setzer Contributing Editor

Class of 2014


  • Computer program NEIL runs 24/7 to create visual database

    Though common sense can sometimes seem rare in the human population, it is almost never associated with computers. Carnegie Mellon researchers, however, are currently implementing a program that allows a computer to label images and acquire common sense almost entirely on its own. The program, called the Never Ending Image Learner (NEIL) runs constantly on Carnegie Mellon’s campus and analyzes tho...

    SciTech | November 25, 2013
  • Research Roundup: Published papers by CMU faculty

    Article: “Fine-grained temporal coding of visually-similar categories in the ventral visual pathway and prefrontal cortex.”

    Published: Frontiers in Psychology, October 2013

    SciTech | November 11, 2013
  • Students share tales of science and life at Story Collider

    On a chilly evening last Monday, Carnegie Mellon students, faculty, and staff and members of the Pittsburgh community huddled in the Rex Theatre in Pittsburgh’s South Side to listen to five individuals share personal stories about science. The event was co-hosted by Story Collider, a traveling podcast that records people’s stories about science, and Public Communication for Researchers (PCR), a gr...

    SciTech | October 28, 2013
  • Nobel committee announces winners

    The Swedish Nobel committee announced the winners of the Nobel Prize last week. The winners of each category share an approximately $1.2 million prize.

    Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

    SciTech | October 14, 2013
  • SciTech Briefs

    Dolphins and bats may have similar gene evolution

    SciTech | September 9, 2013

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