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As employers expand artificial intelligence in hiring, few states have rules

BY: - July 18, 2023

Legislators are ‘late to the party’ on laws concerning artificial intelligence.

One of Pittsburghs famed yellow bridges (Brookings Institution image).

Robotics Factory funded by Build Back Better grant finds a new Pittsburgh home

BY: - July 17, 2023

The location between the city’s Strip District and Lawrenceville neighborhoods is known as Robotics Row for the concentration of robotics startups.

Why this prize-winning CMU team says experimentation will improve education

BY: - July 3, 2023

Norman Bier and John Stamper hope their award-winning tool will improve learning for students inside and outside of the university.

Summer camp should be a time to disconnect from technology. These days, however, parents have new ways to keep up with their kids. (Eric Thomas photo illustration/Kansas Reflector)

Sleep-away camps can’t snip the data umbilical cord between parents and children | Opinion

BY: - July 2, 2023

My son's 12-day odyssey into the wilderness was aimed at catapulting him away from our grasp and our watchful eyes.

What does college graduate retention look like in the Philadelphia region?

BY: - June 10, 2023

For one, there’s a lot of competition in the form of tech job opportunities in other cities.

A teenager uses a laptop with a phone nearby. States are passing laws designed to keep kids away from social media and porn sites, but the effectiveness of the laws is being questioned by opponents and challenged in court (Leonardo Fernandez Viloria/Getty Images).

State lawmakers are trying to protect kids online. Will it work?

BY: - June 9, 2023

'Any parent who thinks they are smarter technically than a 17-year-old doesn’t know their 17-year-old,' an industry expert said.

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Here’s how Congress can regulate AI | Opinion

BY: - June 4, 2023

A new federal agency to regulate AI sounds helpful but could become unduly influenced by the tech industry.


AI? Dangerous? Don’t be ridiculous | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - June 3, 2023

Pa. lawmakers propose bills to study AI’s potential, safeguard against threats

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Pa. boosts investments in state’s ‘growing space ecosystem’ | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 2, 2023

Boldly going where no one has gone before ... or Pittsburgh, because it's closer.

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Pa. lawmakers propose bills to study AI’s potential, safeguard against threats

BY: - June 1, 2023

As the marvels and shortcomings of artificial intelligence increasingly capture headlines, Pennsylvania lawmakers are proposing legislation to track and regulate the emerging technology’s use.

The latest ‘right to repair’ law is the broadest one yet | Analysis

BY: - May 31, 2023

Minnesota is the fourth state to require manufacturers to share parts and repair information.

Carnegie Mellon gets $20M in federal funds to spark transportation safety initiative

BY: - May 30, 2023

The money will help make 'quality STEM education, training and jobs accessible for all,' U.S. Rep. Summer Lee said.