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Georgia Tech Professor Proposes Alternative to 'Turing Test'

Human-Centered Computing Ph.D. students, Casey Fiesler and Miranda Parker, recently re-mixed the children's book, "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer," with the intention of empowering girls and correcting the stereotyped original.

Georgia Tech Leads Effort to Convert Electronic Health Records into Meaningful Data

New research from Georgia Tech’s School of Interactive Computing studies cat and human mid-air orientation as inspiration for safe robotic falling and landings.

One year ago, Intel created the Parallel Computing Centers (IPCC) program. Dr. Edmond Chow of Georgia Tech's School of School of Computational Science and Engineering, and other esteemed faculty and researchers involved with the IPCC program, celebrate a year of this program.

The School of Interactive Computing's Munmun De Choudhury is featured on NPR's On the Media to discuss the question of whether the algorithms built into social media and your cell phone are quietly probing your psyche.

Georgia Tech Researchers Discover Breakthrough 'Gaussian Cooling' Algorithm in High Dimension

The Chronicle of Higher Education explores the reasons that Georgia Tech's OMS CS program will change the landscape of low cost, top-tier online degree programs.

Professor Wenke Lee, along with a team of researchers at Georgia Tech, found that they could sidestep security protocols by using voice controls to enter text or click buttons. 

Thad Starner discusses why it has taken so long for wearables to capture consumer interest. 

GVU Center Announces 2014 Foley Scholars
Georgia Tech Releases 2015 Emerging Cyber Threats Report

In its latest Emerging Cyber Threats Report, Georgia Tech warns about loss of privacy; abuse of trust between users and machines; attacks against the mobile ecosystem; rogue insiders; and the increasing involvement of cyberspace in nation-state conflicts.

Rossignac Earns 2014 Bézier Award

Professor Mark Riedl is featured in New Scientist for his work with computational storytelling.

Georgia Tech Holds Online Education Roundtable

Curi stars on the cover of the November 2014 edition of Popular Science. Prof. Andrea Thomaz provides an interview discussing how she forsees life with robots in the future. 

Yahoo Donates 200 Servers to Georgia Tech

In light of the creation of UC Santa Cruz's new 'computational media department,' the rise of this new discipline is discussed by the School of Interactive Computing's Ian Bogost.

College of Computing Professors Melody Jackson and Thad Starner are scheduled to speak at the upcoming TEDxPeachtree "Illuminate!" event.

Georgia Tech Takes Leading Role in NIH-Funded Center for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge

Ying Yao, a Georgia Tech student, developed SeatMe - a crowdsourced app where students can log in, find the appropriate building and classroom and rate their seat based on specific criteria. The evaluation is represented via a heat map—a two-color scale of good and bad.

Immersive Robotics Experience Inspires Future Engineers
Georgia Tech Receives Nearly $3 Million in National Robotics Initiative Funding

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded nearly $3 million to fund projects led by Georgia Tech robotics researchers. The principal investigators (PIs) and co-PIs for these projects represent three of the Institute’s six colleges, plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). 

Researchers Create Software for Google Glass that Provides Captions for Hard-of-Hearing Users

A team of Georgia Institute of Technology researchers has created speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears Glass while a second person speaks directly into a smartphone. The speech is converted to text, sent to Glass and displayed on its heads-up display.