SCS News 2023

May 2023

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Three SCS Researchers Named AI2050 Early Career Fellows

By Kayla Papakie - Tuesday, May 30, 2023
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Spring 2023 Awards Roundup

By Compiled by Susie Cribbs - Friday, May 26, 2023
A male on the right side of the photo wearing glasses and a hard hat touches a robotic arm on the right that is covered in red and white knitted fabric.

Sweater-Wrapped Robots Can Feel and React to Human Touch

CMU Researchers Create Fabric and Sensing System To Measure Contact and Pressure

By Stacey Federoff - Thursday, May 25, 2023
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CMU Researcher Uses ChatGPT To Execute Computer Tasks

Large Language Models Can Solve Computer Tasks Using Keyboard, Mouse Actions

By Aaron Aupperlee - Tuesday, May 23, 2023
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CMU School of Computer Science To Host Generative AI Innovation Incubator

Series of Summer Events Aims To Shape Future Uses of Large Language Models

By Aaron Aupperlee - Friday, May 12, 2023
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Artificial Intelligence Isn't All Scary

SCS Researcher Uses AI To Study Storytelling, Help Humans

By Susie Cribbs - Thursday, May 11, 2023
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CMU Team Wins $1M XPRIZE Digital Learning Challenge

By Caroline Sheedy - Wednesday, May 10, 2023
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Putting Money Where a Community's Mouths Are

CMU Spin-Out Implements Digital Community Currency in Sharpsburg

By Byron Spice - Tuesday, May 9, 2023
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SCS Expands OurCS Programming

By Kayla Papakie - Friday, May 5, 2023
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Carnegie Mellon Leads NSF AI Institute for Societal Decision Making

$20M Collaboration Brings Together AI Researchers, Social Scientists To Develop Tools for Societal Challenges

By Aaron Aupperlee - Thursday, May 4, 2023
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The Myth of the Fast Learner

Data Shows Educational Technology Can Help Learners Catch Up

By Caroline Sheedy - Tuesday, May 2, 2023