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Contractor faces hefty fine for Liberty Bridge fire
The contractor for the Liberty Bridge reconstruction could face fines of $213,000 day as a result of the fire that has closed the bridge.
124 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Institute of Technology Andrew Carnegie Lena Headey English-language films Pennsylvania Mellon College of Science Allies of World War II
North Philly library upgrade a sign of things to come?

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Public library Library Librarian Carnegie library Andrew Carnegie Construction Public space
Freeport opens new City Hall in renovated former library
FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) - The northern Illinois community of Freeport is celebrating its 162nd anniversary by unveiling a new City Hall. The Journal-Standard reports ( ) the new center of city business is located in the former Carnegie Library. Renovations started at the library building in July and city workers ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | New York City Illinois Ribbon cutting ceremony Andrew Carnegie Ribbon Ceremony Carnegie library Library
Atop Mt. Wilson, retired engineers keep alive astronomy's 'Sistine Chapel'
Dressed in parkas and knit caps, the three volunteers lug crates of power tools and spooled wire into the gleaming mountaintop edifice that some have called astronomy’s “Sistine Chapel” and immediately start tinkering.  In 1904, workers installed the first telescope at the still uncompleted Mt....
1941 points by Los Angeles Times | Edwin Hubble Mount Wilson Observatory Telescope Astronomy Telescopes Andrew Carnegie San Gabriel Mountains Mount Wilson
High-tech investments keep coming for Pittsburgh area
Ford’s announcement Friday that it will invest $1 billion over the next five years in Pittsburgh-based Argo AI to develop technology for its own self-driving vehicle continues a string of high-tech investments in the regional economy.
382 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Carnegie Institute of Technology Andrew Carnegie Pennsylvania Artificial intelligence Investment Heinz College
Ex-CMU student gets federal probation for making malware
Morgan Culbertson, a bright, young computer programmer who designed malware to allow users to control other people's Android phones, received probation today instead of prison for his crime.
13 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Andrew Carnegie Carnegie Institute of Technology Leave of absence Allegheny County Pennsylvania Leave Computer
Facebook buys emotion detection startup FacioMetrics
Facebook has acquired emotion detection start-up FacioMetrics to push its artificial intelligence (AI) research into building facial gesture controls.
2 points by | Artificial intelligence Carnegie Mellon University Computer vision Machine learning Carnegie Institute of Technology Andrew Carnegie Heinz College Pittsburgh