Phone game helps illiterate Pakistanis find employment
Carnegie Mellon Language Technologies Institute professor Roni Rosenfeld and Ph.D. student Agha Ali Raza’s have used the phone game Polly to help illiterate people in Pakistan get in touch employers.
Researchers create battery for edible robot pills
Carnegie Mellon researchers are working to create electronically active, edible medical devices that can be implanted in a patient’s body.
Mathletes take fifth at Putnam competition
Michael Druggan, Albert Gu, and Linus Hamilton recently represented Carnegie Mellon at the William Lowell Putnam Competition, taking fifth place.
How Things Work: One-way mirrors act as useful surveillance tools
How things work explains how people can see through one-way mirrors.
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