Women and other groups are under-represented in the world of computer science. Our cover story looks at ways to make them feel more welcome.
We've also got stories on voiceprint authentication, the research team behind "Polly," and profiles of three alumni.
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Cover Story: Smashing the stereotypes
Computer science’s future depends on attracting people who aren’t white male gamers—and making women and other under-represented groups feel less alone
Alumni Director’s Message
The School of Computer Science turns 25 this year. Although SCS is the youngest of CMU’s seven colleges, its history stretches back to the 1950s, and is intertwined with our other colleges and schools, including CIT, MCS and Tepper.
Decoding a cyber-fingerprint
Your typing rhythm holds clues to your identity, and maybe even your future health
Sweating the details
SCS startup Safaba develops smarter translations for specialized clients
Speaking of security
Voiceprint authentication a la “Star Trek” could be poised to become reality
All in good time
Traffic-sensitive signals developed at the Robotics Institute are saving fuel, time and drivers’ nerves
Giving Back: Pradeep Sindhu
As founder, vice chairman and chief technology officer of Juniper Networks, Pradeep Sindhu has his eyes on sustainable business models and the bottom line.
Then and Now: Computer science’s female pioneers
Do you think women were always a minority in computer science? Think again.
Reflecting on the Cohon Era
Screenshot: Smart cookie
It takes a tough robot to disassemble a fragile cookie
Is the end near?
Daniel H. Wilson’s Robopocalypse plots a robot uprising in the near future, but (so far) the science is still fiction
In the Loop: John Reynolds
John C. Reynolds has been a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University since 1986. He retired from active teaching Jan. 1.