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If you're scared of artificial intelligence, you should know it's already everywhere | Popular Science
In addition to employing more than 4,000 human moderators, Bumble turned to machine learning to look for photos of guns and shirtless people on its app. Pedro Domingos, professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Domingos.Pedro  College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2018  natl  Popular.Science 
2 days ago by uwnews
Football matches land on your table thanks to augmented reality | TechCrunch
The “Soccer On Your Tabletop” system takes as its input a video of a match, watches it, and then maps the players and field into a 3-D environment. The research is being presented at the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference in Salt Lake City, and it’s a collaboration between Facebook, Google and the University of Washington.
Tech.Crunch  !UWitM  College:Engineering  Allen.School  natl  2018 
2 days ago by uwnews
Facebook can predict a musician’s movement using only an audio clip | Engadget
Facebook is now working on an application that uses music alone to govern the movements of an augmented reality avatar. The research, completed in partnership with the UW and Stanford, was presented by Facebook at the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference.
Engadget  !UWitM  2018  natl  College:Engineering 
2 days ago by uwnews
Is there a smarter path to artificial intelligence? Some experts hope so | The New York Times
For the past five years, the hottest thing in artificial intelligence has been a branch known as deep learning. Yejin Choi, associate professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
New.York.Times  !UWitM  2018  natl  Artificial.Intelligence  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Choi.Yejin 
2 days ago by uwnews
AI experts from Apple, Microsoft, VMware and more to give GeekWire Cloud Tech Summit tech talks | GeekWire
Emily Fox, associate professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, will be a featured speaker at GeekWire's Cloud Tech Summit.
GeekWire  College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2018  regl  Fox.Emily 
3 days ago by uwnews
AI researchers turn soccer videos into 3-D ‘holograms’ | GeekWire
UW computer scientists have trained a neural network to transform the action from pre-recorded videos of soccer games into immersive augmented-reality “holograms” you can shrink down onto a tabletop.
GeekWire  !UWitM  2018  Kemelmacher-Schlizerman.Ira  College:Engineering  Allen.School  regl  Seitz.Steven  Curless.Brian  Rematas.Konstantinos  Artificial.Intelligence 
4 days ago by uwnews
Would the Golden Gate’s ‘Road Zipper’ make Seattle’s Aurora Bridge safer? | The Seattle Times
A center barrier could be installed within a few months to prevent crossover crashes on the Aurora Bridge, if the city of Seattle and the state of Washington ever choose to do so. A research paper by recent UW civil engineering graduate Trevor Daviscourt is referenced.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2018  regl  Daviscourt.Trevor  alumni  students  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  College:Engineering 
4 days ago by uwnews
Jeff Bezos is planning his big philanthropic push: Here are 5 ideas that need the billionaire’s attention | GeekWire
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has been collecting ideas for philanthropic causes he should back with his fortune. GeekWire analyzed Bezos’ history of giving to try to predict what initiatives he is considering. A $10 million gift by Amazon to the University of Washington is referenced.
amazon  College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  Allen.School  regl  GeekWire 
4 days ago by uwnews
World Cup holograms: How augmented reality will change how we enjoy soccer | Inverse
The first few opening matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup have already mesmerized soccer fans across the globe. But as millions gather around their TVs and smartphones to catch the action on the pitch, University of Washington researchers have already developed the technology that enables fans to watch immersive holograms of matches instead. Konstantinos Rematas, a research associate in computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Rematas.Konstantinos  College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2018  natl  Inverse 
5 days ago by uwnews
Jeff Bezos to announce his philanthropy plans this summer | CNET
One year ago tomorrow, Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos tweeted a request for philanthropy ideas from the public, saying he wanted to find ways to give that provided an immediate impact. Ed Lazowska, professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Lazowska.Ed  !UWitM  2018  amazon  CNET  College:Engineering  Allen.School 
9 days ago by uwnews
Accepted UW computer science applicants to be admitted directly to major | KOMO Radio
Freshman applicants who hope to get into the Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the UW now will know if they've been accepted into the major sooner rather than later. The direct to computer science major process will start with the incoming class of 2019.
radio  KOMO  !UWitM  2018  regl  College:Engineering  Allen.School 
10 days ago by uwnews
UW program helps disadvantaged students thrive in tough engineering college | The Seattle Times
Five years after it began, a program to help more low-income, women and minority students become engineers at the University of Washington is showing strong results, with 75 percent of its students either continuing in engineering or graduating. Eve Riskin, professor of electrical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
!UWitM  2018  regl  Seattle.Times  College:Engineering  Riskin.Eve  Department:Electrical.Engineering 
10 days ago by uwnews
Deepfake videos are getting impossibly good | Gizmodo
The SIGGRAPH 2018 computer graphics and design conference is scheduled for August 12 to 16 in Vancouver, British Columbia, but we’re already getting a taste of the jaw-dropping technologies that are set to go on display. Research from the UW College of Engineering is referenced.
College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  natl  Gizmodo 
10 days ago by uwnews
'Direct to major' for computer science applicants | KIRO 7
The UW is adding "direct to major" for the incoming class of 2019 for computer science.
KIRO  video  !UWitM  2018  regl  students  admissions  College:Engineering  Allen.School 
11 days ago by uwnews
Life lessons from artificial intelligence: What Microsoft’s AI chief wants computer science grads to know about the future | GeekWire
Delivering the commencement address Friday at the UW’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering, Harry Shum drew inspiration from three emerging technologies — quantum computing, AI, and mixed reality — to deliver life lessons and point out the future of technology for the class of 2018.
GeekWire  College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2018  regl  Commencement 
11 days ago by uwnews
Rise of the deepfakes | The Week
New technology makes it alarmingly easy to make realistic videos of people saying and doing things they've never done. Research by UW engineers is referenced.
The.Week  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Allen.School  natl 
12 days ago by uwnews
Using virtual reality to distract people from pain gains traction in hospitals | The Washington Post
Despite being in and out of hospitals since the age of 16, one of Harmon Clarke’s biggest fears is having an intravenous line inserted into his arm. Hunter Hoffman, professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Hoffman.Hunter  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  Washington.Post  natl 
12 days ago by uwnews
Google says it won't use AI for weapons | CNN
As the world's biggest militaries embrace artificial intelligence, Google says it will no longer be involved. Pedro Domingos, professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Domingos.Pedro  !UWitM  2018  CNN  natl  College:Engineering  Allen.School 
15 days ago by uwnews
MyHeritage website experiences data breach affecting 92 million accounts | NPR
MyHeritage, a geneaology and genetic testing website, has announced 92 million user accounts have been compromised. The company says the information at risk is limited to emails and passwords, and not more sensitive personal or genetic information. Research from the UW is referenced.
WBUR  NPR  !UWitM  2018  natl  genetics&dna  College:Engineering  Allen.School 
16 days ago by uwnews
Despite complaints, most of Seattle likes those neon-colored rental bikes | KUOW
Complaints have poured in over the yellow, green and orange bikes that have sprouted like mushrooms across Seattle, yet 74 percent of Seattleites have a favorable opinion of the rapidly expanding bike share program, according to a survey analyzed by the UW.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Sustainable.Transportation.Lab  College:Engineering 
16 days ago by uwnews
Addicted to your phone? New features could help limit use | KING 5
Apple is rolling out new features to help iPhone users track their smartphone use. Kai Lukoff, a doctoral student in human centered design and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Lukoff.Kai  College:Engineering  Human.Centered.Design&Engineering  !UWitM  2018  regl  KING 
17 days ago by uwnews
Editorial | As Puerto Rico braces for hurricane season, Congress must support its embattled US citizens | The Seattle Times
"The monthslong uncertainty surrounding the death toll from Hurricane Maria highlights the confounding limitations of using fatalities to gauge the true impact of a disaster," writes The Seattle Times Editorial Board. Scott Miles, a research scientist in human centered design and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Miles.Scott  regl  Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2018  Human.Centered.Design&Engineering  College:Engineering 
17 days ago by uwnews
UW will begin directly admitting computer science majors as freshmen | The Seattle Times
Next spring, students who get a letter of acceptance to the UW will also find out immediately if they’ve been chosen for a coveted spot in one of the university’s hottest majors, computer science and engineering.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2018  regl  College:Engineering  Allen.School 
17 days ago by uwnews
Amazon Grand Challenge: moonshot lab Google Glass creator Babak Parviz | CNBC
Amazon's Grand Challenge team, led by Google Glass creator and UW affiliate electrical engineering professor Babak Parviz, consists of former Google X engineers and founders of various health start-ups.
CNBC  College:Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering  !UWitM  2018  natl  Parviz.Babak 
17 days ago by uwnews
Saffron enters home stretch in Women’s Safety XPRIZE contest | GeekWire
Students representing the University of Washington and China’s Tsinghua University are nearing the finish line in a competition to create wearable sensors that can send wireless alerts in threatening situations — even if the person wearing the sensor is bound and gagged. Nicholas Becker, doctoral student in electrical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
GeekWire  !UWitM  2018  regl  GIX  students  College:Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering 
19 days ago by uwnews
Washington Hyperloop unveils pod racer for SpaceX’s next contest | GeekWire
The Washington Hyperloop team is counting on the third time being the charm. But it’s not just a question of superstitious sayings: For SpaceX’s third university Hyperloop competition, the three dozen student engineers and entrepreneurs on the UW’s pod-racing team have reworked the design for their vehicle from the ground up.
College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  students  GeekWire  regl  hyperloop 
19 days ago by uwnews
Self-driving cars should earn people's trust with good communication | Popular Science
Autonomous cars may be capable of driving around on their own, but they still need to be able to communicate their intentions to other people on the road. Don MacKenzie, the head of the Sustainable Transportation Lab at the UW, is quoted.
MacKenzie.Don  College:Engineering  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  Sustainable.Transportation.Lab  !UWitM  2018  natl 
23 days ago by uwnews
Concerns over sharing the road with driverless semis | KIRO 7
If you ever feel uncomfortable traveling next to a big rig semi, imagine what it will be like when there's no one driving it. The UW's Don Mac­Kenzie, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Barbara Ivanov, director of the Urban Freight Lab, are quoted.
KIRO  !UWitM  2018  regl  Ivanov.Barbara  MacKenzie.Don  College:Engineering  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  Urban.Freight.Lab 
23 days ago by uwnews
Wireless robotic fly takes flight | Engineering
A team of engineers at the University of Washington has developed RoboFly, a bug-sized machine, weighing only slightly more than a toothpick that can fly without a tether. The UW's Shyam Gollakota (associate professor of computer science and engineering), Vikram Iyer (doctoral student in electrical engineering) and Sawyer Fuller (assistant professor of mechanical engineering) are quoted.
Engineering  !UWitM  2018  natl  College:Engineering  Fuller.Sawyer  Gollakota.Shyam  Iyer.Vikram  students  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly 
23 days ago by uwnews
Meet RoboFly, the mechanical insect that could fly climate-saving missions | Nexus Media
UW researchers have invented a tiny, laser-powered bug that takes off, lands and aspires to hover wirelessly. Sawyer Fuller, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Fuller.Sawyer  !UWitM  2018  natl  Nexus.Media  RoboFly  College:Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering 
24 days ago by uwnews
Vancouver approves small cell antennas on utility poles | The Columbian
The city of Vancouver recently approved, and Clark Public Utilities is drafting agreements with telecommunications companies, an increase in the number of cell antennas within the city. Jacques "Chris" Rudell, an associate professor of electrical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Department:Electrical.Engineering  College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  regl  The.Columbian  Rudell.Jacques 
25 days ago by uwnews
AI marks the beginning of the age of thinking machines | Venture Beat
Every day brings considerable AI news, from breakthrough capabilities to dire warnings. Pedro Domingos, professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Domingos.Pedro  !UWitM  2018  natl  Venture.Beat  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Artificial.Intelligence 
25 days ago by uwnews
6 ways to keep Alexa from eavesdropping on you | USA Today
After an Oregon family described the worst fear about owning an Amazon Echo come true — their smart speaker picked up a private conversation and then shared it with the outside world — you might ask: How can I prevent this from happening? Yoshi Kohno, a professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Kohno.Tadayoshi  !UWitM  2018  USA.Today  natl  amazon  College:Engineering  Allen.School 
25 days ago by uwnews
Common locker system may improve package deliveries | KIRO 7
A common carrier locker system, piloted by the UW, may reduce package theft and reduce what are known as "failed first-time deliveries." Barbara Ivanov, director of the Urban Freight Lab at the UW, is interviewed.
KIRO  video  regl  !UWitM  2018  Ivanov.Barbara  Urban.Freight.Lab  College:Engineering 
25 days ago by uwnews
UW team builds eco-friendly Camaro | KING 5
A team of UW students is competing in the EcoCar 3 competition. The team built an eco-friendly version of a Chevy Camaro.
KING  regl  !UWitM  2018  students  College:Engineering  video 
25 days ago by uwnews
Honk if you hate Seattle’s new traffic culture | Crosscut
With dozens of people, on average, moving to Seattle daily, newcomers and longtime residents alike are facing a constant cycle of culture shock on regional freeways and local city streets. Mark Hallenbeck, director of the Washington State Transportation Center at the UW, is quoted.
Crosscut  !UWitM  2018  regl  Hallenbeck.Mark  transportation  College:Engineering 
25 days ago by uwnews
Students turn Chevy's Camaro into an eco-happy future machine | WIRED
Teams from 16 universities were challenges with making the Chevy Camaro into a eco-friendly electric vehicle. Kellen Potocsnak, a UW student and member of the UW EcoCar 3 team, is quoted.
students  WIRED  !UWitM  2018  natl  Department:Communications  College:Arts&Sciences  College:Engineering 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
I drove like a jerk in Seattle traffic to see if it would save me time | KUOW
KUOW's David Hyde weaved through heavy traffic to answer a listener's question of if it's worth it to weave between lanes in heavy traffic. Mark Hallenbeck, a traffic expert at the UW, is quoted.
Hallenbeck.Mark  transportation  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  College:Engineering 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Bird's scooters have flooded the streets of major cities — but can the start-up control misbehaving riders? | Los Angeles Times
Scooter rental start-up Bird wants customers to know its electric gadgets are not toys. Luke Peters, a researcher at the University of Washington's Sustainable Transportation Lab, is quoted.
Peters.Luke  transportation  College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  Los.Angeles.Times  natl 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
The mysteries of memory, a new blue dot and a robotic fly | Science Friday
A new robotic fly developed at the UW is mentioned on an episode of Science Friday, which airs on NPR.
NPR  Science.Friday  natl  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  RoboFly 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Winning UW team builds canoes from concrete | KING 5
A team from the University of Washington is getting ready to compete in a national event that requires thousands of hours of preparation, practice, and planning. It's almost like a sport, but they are engineering students, trying to find inventive ways to design a canoe made mostly from concrete.
College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  regl  KING  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  students 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Nvidia’s researchers teach a robot to perform simple tasks by observing a human | TechCrunch
Researchers are now thinking about how robots and humans can work in close proximity to humans and even learn from them. Dieter Fox, the senior director of robotics research at Nvidia and UW professor of computer science and engineering, is quoted.
Fox.Dieter  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Tech.Crunch  natl 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Wireless 'RoboFly' looks like an insect, gets its power from lasers | Live Science
A new type of flying robot is so tiny and lightweight — it weighs about as much as a toothpick — it can perch on your finger. Sawyer Fuller, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Fuller.Sawyer  !UWitM  2018  natl  Live.Science  RoboFly  College:Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Researchers have finally managed to cut the cord on robotic flies | Mashable
Engineers at the University of Washington used laser beams instead of wires to power RoboFly's first take-off. 
Mashable  natl  !UWitM  2018  RoboFly  College:Engineering 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
See how this wireless flying robotic insect can take off and land | Forbes
Slightly more substantial than a wooden toothpick, engineers from the University of Washington have created a robot insect that can fly untethered. Sawyer Fuller, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Forbes  !UWitM  2018  natl  RoboFly  Fuller.Sawyer  College:Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Tiny robot takes flight | FOX 12
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed RoboFly, a robot that is smaller than a toothpick and powered by a laser beam.
KPTV  !UWitM  2018  video  RoboFly  College:Engineering 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
This lawsuit against a trendy makeup brand highlights how the web is broken for millions | Gizmodo
There has been a rise in federal and class-action lawsuits filed against companies for not maintaining accessible websites. Cynthia Bennett, a UW doctoral student in human centered design and engineering, is quoted.
Gizmodo  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Human.Centered.Design&Engineering  students  Bennett.Cynthia  natl 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Can we build a brain? | NOVA Wonders
"NOVA Wonders" looks at how far we’ve come and where machines are headed as their software becomes ever more cerebral. Ali Farhadi, UW associate professor of computer science and engineering, and Pedro Domingos, UW professor of computer science and engineering, are interviewed.
PBS  !UWitM  2018  natl  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Domingos.Pedro  Farhadi.Ali 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Fluttering robotic insects could be coming to your neighborhood | Q13 FOX News
A team of engineers at the University of Washington has created an insect-sized robot that mimics real flies. Vikram Iyer, a UW doctoral student in electrical engineering, and Sawyer Fuller, a UW assistant professor of mechanical engineering, are quoted.
Q13  Allen.School  College:Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  Fuller.Deborah  Iyer.Vikram  !UWitM  2018  regl  RoboFly 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Flying robot insect ditches wires, embraces freedom | Geek
Engineers at the University of Washington have developed RoboFly, a robot capable of independent flight. Sawyer Fuller, UW assistant professor of mechanical engineering, Vikram Iyer, a UW doctoral student in electrical engineering, and Shyam Gollakota, UW professor of computer science and engineering, are quoted.
Geek.com  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly  Fuller.Deborah  Iyer.Vikram  Gollakota.Shyam 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Watch a laser-powered robotic fly take its first flight | Popular Mechanics
Engineers at the University of Washington have created a robotic fly that has taken its first independent flaps. Sawyer Fuller, UW assistant professor of mechanical engineering, Johannes James, a UW doctoral student in mechanical engineering, and Shyam Gollakota, UW professor of computer science and engineering, are quoted.
College:Engineering  Allen.School  Gollakota.Shyam  James.Johannes  Fuller.Sawyer  RoboFly  !UWitM  2018  natl  Popular.Mechanics  Department:Mechanical.Engineering 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Robotic insect finally flies wirelessly | Discover Magazine
A group of researchers from the University of Washington made the first wirelessly powered robotic insect. Vikram Iyer, a UW doctoral student in electrical engineering, is quoted.
Iyer.Vikram  Department:Electrical.Engineering  College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  RoboFly  Discover.Magazine 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
UW develops robotic fly | KIRO 7
The University of Washington is developing technology that could help sniff out gas leaks or fly into tight spaces.
KIRO  video  RoboFly  !UWitM  2018  regl  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Opinion | Google's lifelike new Duplex assistant highlights the potential dangers of unregulated artificial intelligence | NBC News
"We have mandatory labeling for GMOs, but we don’t yet have mandatory labeling for AI-generated voices, pictures and videos. This needs to change," writes Oren Etzioni, professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, and Carissa Schoenick of the Allen Institute for A.I.
Etzioni.Oren  College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2018  natl  NBC.News  opinion.analysis 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Robotic insect takes flight powered by frickin' laser beams | Engadget
Researchers at the University of Washington have found a way to transmit power to a flying robotic insect (lovingly dubbed RoboFly) via laser, obviating the need for a separate power supply. Sawyer Fuller, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Fuller.Sawyer  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Engadget  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly  !UWitM  2018  natl 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Check out this tiny flying robot taking off for the first time | Silicon Republic
Researchers at the UW have developed a robotic fly that is powered by lasers. Vikram Iyer, a doctoral student in electrical engineering at the UW, and Shyam Gollakota, professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, are quoted.
Gollakota.Shyam  Iyer.Vikram  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly  !UWitM  2018  natl  Silicon.Republic 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Laser-powered robot insect achieves lift off | IEEE Spectrum
At the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Brisbane, Australia, next week, roboticists from the UW will present RoboFly, a laser-powered insect-sized flapping wing robot that performs the first untethered flight of a robot at such a small scale.
IEEE  !UWitM  2018  natl  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
RoboFly is first flying-insect micro-robot to go tetherless | New Atlas
Slightly heavier than a toothpick, RoboFly was designed by a team at the University of Washington. One member of that team, assistant professor Sawyer Fuller, was also part of the Harvard University team that first created RoboBee.
Fuller.Sawyer  !UWitM  2018  natl  New.Atlas  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Robofly: Engineers unveil insect-sized flying robot | Sky News
Engineers from the UW have invented an insect-sized flying robot that is free from electric wires tethering it to the ground. Sawyer Fuller, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Fuller.Sawyer  !UWitM  2018  natl  Sky.News  College:Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering  RoboFly 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Black Mirror-like robotic insects, wireless and powered by lasers | CNET
Engineers at the University of Washington have made what they say is the first wireless flying robotic insect. Shyam Gollakota, an associate professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
CNET  !UWitM  2018  natl  College:Engineering  Gollakota.Shyam  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
This insect-sized flying robot is powered by lasers | WIRED
A new wireless robotic fly was developed at the UW. Sawyer Fuller, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Fuller.Sawyer  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly  natl  WIRED 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
The world’s lightest wireless flying machine lifts off | The Economist
Drones are getting ever smaller. The latest is the first insect-sized robot to take to the air without a tether delivering its power. Sawyer Fuller, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is mentioned.
College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly  Fuller.Sawyer 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Magnet implants? Welcome to the world of medical punk | The New York Times
Grindfest is an annual meetup of biohackers. Buddy Ratner, a professor of bioengineering at the UW, is quoted.
Ratner.Buddy  New.York.Times  natl  !UWitM  2018  Department:Bioengineering  College:Engineering 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Drones could have a big role to play in the future of freight transport | CNBC
The last few years have seen drones become an increasingly common sight in our skies. Today, they're piloted by a range of users, from amateur enthusiasts and pizza delivery companies to the military. Anne Goodchild, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UW, is quoted.
College:Engineering  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  !UWitM  2018  CNBC  Goodchild.Anne  natl  transportation  drones 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
2 CMU researchers to work part-time at Facebook AI lab in Pittsburgh | TribLIVE
Facebook appears to be eyeing robotics and artificial intelligence with two Carnegie Mellon University researchers and one UW researcher, Luke Zettlemoyer, who will work at its new AI labs in Pittsburgh and Seattle, respectively.
Pittsburgh.Tribune  !UWitM  2018  Zettlemoyer.Luke  Allen.School  College:Engineering  regl 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
More than 100 tech leaders warn Seattle’s tax plan sends dangerous message: ‘If you create too many jobs, you will be punished’ | GeekWire
An open letter urges the Seattle City Council to drop a proposal for a head tax on employers and warns of negative impacts on the city's growth. Ed Lazowska, professor in the UW Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, is one of the signatories.
Lazowska.Ed  GeekWire  !UWitM  2018  Allen.School  College:Engineering  regl 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Student create social robots to reduce student stress | The News Tribune
Students at Chief Leschi Schools in Puyallup created social robot prototypes meant to reduce stress among their peers as part of a project with the UW Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering, the UW Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering and UW Tacoma.
TNT  UW:Tacoma  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Allen.School  regl  Human.Centered.Design&Engineering 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
White House will host Amazon, Facebook, Ford and other major companies for summit on AI | The Washington Post
The White House on Thursday plans to convene executives from Amazon, Facebook, Google, Intel and 34 other major U.S. companies as it seeks to supercharge the deployment of powerful robots, algorithms and the broader field of artificial intelligence. Pedro Domingos, a professor in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Washington.Post  natl  !UWitM  2018  Domingos.Pedro  College:Engineering  Allen.School 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Is it an invasion of your kids’ privacy to post pictures of them on social media? | Science News
In the social media age, posting photos of your children without their permission raises questions of privacy. Research suggests that most kids aren’t opposed to parents sharing pictures of them, but they would like their feelings to be considered. Franziska Roesner, an assistant professor in the UW Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, is quoted.
Science.News  !UWitM  2018  natl  Allen.School  Roesner.Franziska  College:Engineering 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Facebook's AI labs look to universities for staff | KOMO Radio
Facebook's new AI labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh are hiring experts from the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University. Luke Zettlemoyer, professor in the UW Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, is mentioned.
KOMO  radio  !UWitM  2018  regl  Zettlemoyer.Luke  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Artificial.Intelligence 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Facebook adds AI labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh, pressuring local universities | The New York Times
Facebook is opening new AI labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh, after hiring three AI and robotics professors from the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University. The company hopes these seasoned researchers will help recruit and train other AI experts in the two cities. Luke Zettlemoyer, Noah Smith and Yejin Choi, faculty members in the UW Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, are mentioned, and professors Siddhartha Srinivasa and Ed Lazowska are quoted.
New.York.Times  !UWitM  2018  Srinivasa.Siddhartha  Lazowska.Ed  natl  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Smith.Noah  Choi.Yejin  Zettlemoyer.Luke  Artificial.Intelligence 
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Facebook lifts status of AI labs in Seattle and Pittsburgh | GeekWire
After months of work to beef up its artificial intelligence research teams in Seattle and Pittsburgh, Facebook is acknowledging that those two cities are getting official status as AI labs in their own right. Luke Zettlemoyer, Noah Smith and Yejin Choi, faculty members in the UW Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, are mentioned.
GeekWire  regl  !UWitM  2018  Choi.Yejin  Smith.Noah  Zettlemoyer.Luke  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Artificial.Intelligence 
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Rider habits revealed in new Seattle bikeshare study | KIRO 7
Nearly a year after three stationless bikeshare companies launched their services in Seattle, new data show that they are achieving what the city's now-defunct program could not. Research by the University of Washington's Sustainable Transportation Lab will be used as the city finalizes its permitting system for the bikeshares, likely in July.
transportation  !UWitM  2018  regl  KIRO  College:Engineering 
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Parents can take a stand against apps that take advantage of their child’s attention with mindful purchases | Electronics360
The average preschooler today watches around three hours of TV, film and other videos every day. Alexis Hiniker, assistant professor in the UW's Information School, is quoted.
Hiniker.Alexis  !UWitM  2018  Information.School  Human.Centered.Design&Engineering  College:Engineering  natl  Electronics.360 
7 weeks ago by uwnews
The ideas that could transform the shipping industry | CNBC
For centuries, the world's seas and oceans have been used to trade goods and services. Today, the shipping industry remains a crucial cog in the global economy. Anne Goodchild, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UW, is quoted.
CNBC  Goodchild.Anne  College:Engineering  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  !UWitM  2018  natl 
7 weeks ago by uwnews
Hate working in a web browser? How a new breed of software is bringing cloud-based apps into a single interface | GeekWire
"Station" is among a growing category of software that bundles together a sprawling buffet of cloud-based apps in a single interface. Jennifer Mankoff, professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Mankoff.Jennifer  GeekWire  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Allen.School  regl 
7 weeks ago by uwnews
Ubiquity6 lets your friends visit your augmented reality | MIT Technology Review
If you look in a corner on the 20th floor of an office tower in the middle of downtown San Francisco, you might find a digital cat and mouse waiting for you. Franziska Roesner, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Roesner.Franziska  College:Engineering  Allen.School  MIT.Technology.Review  !UWitM  2018  natl 
7 weeks ago by uwnews
The radical frontier of inclusive design | Fast Company
Technology has solved some problems for disabled people, but it’s also created plenty of problems that remain to be solved. Work by researchers at the UW is referenced.
Allen.School  College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  natl  Fast.Company 
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