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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
|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 facial analysis software firm|
Facebook has purchased a facial analysis software firm linked to Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Mellon University
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|Study shows India has suffered majority of selfie deaths|
India has lost 25 more people to deaths caused by selfies than every other country, according to a new study.
80 points by Daily News | Carnegie Mellon University Death Gerontology Ageing India Carnegie Institute of Technology Mumbai Critical thinking
|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.
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|No driver? Bring It on: How Pittsburgh became Uber's testing ground|
Any day now, Uber will introduce a fleet of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, making this old steel town the world’s first city to let passengers hail autonomous vehicles.
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|No Driver? Bring It On. How Pittsburgh Became Uber’s Testing Ground|
Uber’s experiment with autonomous vehicles is proceeding with the blessing of city officials, who have pretty much just stayed out of the way.
7093 points by The New York Times | Carnegie Mellon University Pennsylvania Pittsburgh DARPA Grand Challenge Driverless car Carnegie Institute of Technology Pittsburgh International Airport Autonomous robot