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Do Robots Need Clothes? Yes, for Form and Function
By Adam Conner-Simons for the Cornell Chronicle There’s no shortage of people who dress up their babies, bunnies or puppies. But what about robots? Besides a stray feline Roomba, very few...
Bowers CIS Research: Teaching Novices How to Leverage Machine Learning
By Louis DiPietro As machine learning has entered fields and industries traditionally outside of computing, the need for research and effective, accessible tools to enable new users in...
Info Sci Alum to Compete in Tokyo Olympics
The long wait for the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics will finally end this week, and when it does Cornell will be represented by five alumni competing in five sports, including an Information Science...
Bowers CIS Summer Programs Foster Diversity, Community
By Tom Fleischman for the Cornell Chronicle Divine Maloney is only in the fourth year of his doctoral program in human-centered computing at Clemson University, but already has...
Info Sci PhD Publishes Piece on Tech, Remote Work, and Equity
What kind of impact will Covid-19 and the new civil rights movement – two historic and tumultuous events that consumed 2020 – have on workers shifting to remote-work models? What roles...
NSF Funds Work on Flagging Bad Online Behavior
In classical Greek theater, the chorus served a specific purpose: to explain and comment on the particular moral issue being dramatized on stage. These days, the “Greek chorus” – in the form of...
Doctoral Student Awarded Prestigious Research Fellowship
Palashi Vaghela, a doctoral student in Information Science, has been awarded a 2021 Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) for her work on caste, gender, and computing...
Testing AI Fairness in Predicting College Dropout Rate
To help struggling college students before it is too late, more and more universities are adopting machine-learning models to identify students at risk of dropping out. What information goes into...
Mental Health Helplines Need Human-centered Solutions
In India today, dozens of phone numbers are available for people who are having a severe mental health emergency. Oftentimes, however, callers experience difficulty in getting connected with someone...