Teen Uses Legos to Build Braille Printer

In California’s Silicon Valley, it’s never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. The eighth-grader has launched a company to develop … more

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What Does Privacy Look Like? Carnegie Mellon Professor Explores Public Attitudes, Concerns Using Drawings

Carnegie Mellon professor explores public attitudes, concerns using drawings. What is privacy? People sometimes have a hard time putting it in words. So Lorrie Cranor, … more

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Joseph Zurier recently placed second in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.

Take Five with Joseph Zurier, Mathematics Researcher

A long-standing enthusiasm for mathematics recently culminated in a windfall of prestigious honors for Joseph Zurier: last month, the high-school senior from Providence, R.I., won … more

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What Do You Think About Machines That Think?

The Edge’s annual question for 2015 In recent years, the 1980s-era philosophical discussions about artificial intelligence (AI)—whether computers can “really” think, refer, be conscious, and … more

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Junior Emily Hu (second from left) teaches fellow students the basics of cooking in Dorm Cooking 101

Johns Hopkins Junior, Food Blogger Shares Simple Recipes in Dorm Cooking 101

Emily Hu leads three-part Intersession course for fellow students Emily Hu has mastered the art of dorm cooking. A savvy food blogger with an appetite … more

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