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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. 

Could your dog speak to you through technology? Dr. Melody Moore Jackson, the director of the Animal Computer Interaction Lab in the School of Interactive Computing, says that we're closer than ever to finding a way for your pet to talk to you.

Dean Zvi Galil discusses the benefits and future of Georgia Tech's Online Master of Science in Computer Science (OMS CS).

Paul Royal, of GTISC and the School of Computer Science, discusses the prospect of future data breaches online.

After 36 non-stop hours of hacking, Illinois team emerges as champion to score $120,000 in cash, incentives, and patent assistance

Wired seeks to predict the dominant technologies of 2022, including the work of innovator Karsten Schwan from our own School of Computer Science. 

Hundreds of Tech Students Swarm College of Computing Career Fair
Georgia Tech Envisions a Wearable Computing Future of Many Designs

As wearable technology gains momentum in the commercial sector, Georgia Tech’s research shows a broad number of ways that a wearable future may take shape.

School of Interactive Computing Professor, Rahul C. Basole, featured in New York Times article, "Making Big Data Think Bigger."

Georgia Tech Sponsors South's Largest Hackathon
ACM, IEEE Taps Lipton for Prestigious Knuth Prize

Computing professor cited for “inventing new computer science and mathematical techniques to tackle foundational and practical problems in a wide range of areas in graph algorithms, computation, communication, program testing, and DNA computing.”

Starner to Showcase Wearable Tech at World Economic Forum

Georgia Tech Professor of Interactive Computing Thad Starner is an invited speaker at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions, Sept. 10-12 in Tianjin, China, and will showcase a curated exhibit of wearable computing devices for the more than 1,500 participants from 90 countries. Starner is also a technical lead on Google Glass.

Google Glass can now detect your pulse and respiration rhythms in real time, thanks to a joint research venture between Georgia Tech and MIT.