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Investors Betting On Startup Garage
October 29, 2014
Five of the 10 new companies coming out of the inaugural USC Viterbi Startup Garage have raised a total of nearly $6 million in follow-on capital.
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Magic Bus
October 28, 2014
Josh Bigelow started a multimillion-dollar company in his dorm room to help USC’s transit buses run on time.
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Sweet Emotion
October 28, 2014
Jon Gratch's innovative work in the USC Computational Emotion Group may one day lead to the first truly intelligent AI
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Wired: When & Where the Internet
October 24, 2014
John Heidemann researches global patterns of Internet "sleep"
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Shhh! The Internet Is Sleeping
October 22, 2014
USC ISI's John Heidemann maps the Internet's 'sleep' patterns across the globe
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Urban Exploration? There's an App for That
October 16, 2014
USC Viterbi startup gives mobile users a new level of access to their cities of choice from their devices
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Fast Company: Utilizing Artificial Intelligence in Research
October 14, 2014
Yolanda Gil discusses the role of artificial intelligence in advancing research
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Forbes: Viterbi Startup Garage-Launched Tilofy Develops New App
October 10, 2014
USC Viterbi alum Ali Khoshgozaran develops Watsup, an app to find local events
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Fast Company: BioGram App Unveiled at USC Center for Body Computing Conference
October 07, 2014
First app that shares heart rate with a photo, created by USC Viterbi, AliveCor and Medable
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ABC7: SoCal Albertsons Customers Victims in Data Breach
October 07, 2014
Clifford Neuman comments on the future of credit card safety
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When Will We Have Luke Skywalker’s Prosthetic Hand?
October 01, 2014
Francisco Valero-Cuevas and colleagues combine simulated neurons to inform the truly versatile and dexterous prosthetics and robots of the future
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Your Friends are Cooler than You
October 01, 2014
Kristina Lerman explores the friendship paradox via social media data
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SoCal Tech: Combining Big and Social Data
September 30, 2014
Ali Khoshgozaran discusses Tilofy, a company launched by the USC Viterbi Startup Garage
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Christian Science Monitor: Baxter, Your Robot Co-worker
September 30, 2014
Maja Matarić discusses robots designed to interact with humans
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Venture Beat: Major in Video Games
September 12, 2014
Many universities now imitating USC Games
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Mother Nature Network: Virtual Therapists Help People Open Up
September 10, 2014
Louis-Philippe Morency comments on Ellie, the virtual therapist
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Children With Autism Learn Imitation Skills from Robot
September 09, 2014
Maja Matarić and her team show that socially-assistive robots can help kids with ASD learn imitation behavior
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LA Times: Hollywood Goes Digital
September 03, 2014
Paul Debevec comments on Hollywood's use of digital actors
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Washington Post: Not Safe in the Cloud?
September 03, 2014
Clifford Neuman comments on the recent iCloud hack of celebrity photos
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Robots Encourage Children with ASD to Learn
September 03, 2014
Socially-assistive robots help children with autism learn imitative behavior with 'graded cueing'
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Fox LA: Anonymous Hacker Leaks Celebrity Photos
September 02, 2014
Clifford Neuman comments on computer security to prevent hacking
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Business Insider: The Traffic Light's Existential Crisis
August 25, 2014
Jeff Miller comments on the longevity of current traffic control networks
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Boston Globe: Programming Robots with Personalities
August 18, 2014
Maja Matarić and Adriana Tapus research user-robot personality matching
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Trib Live: USC Hosts Robotics Competition
August 14, 2014
USC hosts the 2014 Global Conference of Educational Robotics
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CBS LA: More Computer Science Teaching Positions in LA
August 14, 2014
Alumnus Russ Abbott comments on the need for future CS teachers
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Wired: Selling Algorithms
August 11, 2014
Alumnus Kenny Daniel, co-founder of Algorithmia, makes algorithms for real-world applications
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Computer Virus: An Origin Story
August 11, 2014
Alumnus Fred Cohen coined the term in a USC Viterbi class back in 1983
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Phys Org: Meet Paro, the Seal Robot
August 07, 2014
Maja Matarić comments on Paro, a seal robot designed to help the elderly
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Robots Galore
August 07, 2014
Robots reign at the 2014 Global Conference on Educational Robotics held at USC
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Shang-Hua Teng Named Simons Investigator
August 04, 2014
Computer science professor Shang-Hua Teng is named a 2014 Simons Investigator
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Infosys: Simplified IT
July 17, 2014
Nenad Medvidović explains the changes in IT systems.
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The Week: Walking in Virtual Reality
July 14, 2014
Evan Suma's work in "change blindness" is tested
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Deseret News: Learning Games
July 11, 2014
Cyrus Shahabi comments on children learning more efficiently through games.
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NAE: Jernej Barbic to Participate in NAE Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
July 11, 2014
Jernej Barbic is selected to participate in the NAE Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.
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PBS Newshour: Game to Learn
July 11, 2014
Cyrus Shahabi discusses Playmaker, the power of games and education.
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Huffington Post: Learning with Robots
July 11, 2014
Maja Matarić comments on how robotics helps children learn.
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Voice of America: Institute for Creative Technologies Enhances Military Training
July 09, 2014
Evan Suma discusses The Mixed Reality Lab and Redirected Walking.
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Liberty Voice: Virtual Therapy Online
July 02, 2014
Louis-Philippe Morency discusses SimSensei, a virtual therapist
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Programming World Finals
June 25, 2014
USC ranks in the top 5 among North American teams at the 38th ACM-ICPC World Final
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A 3D Portrait of Pres. Obama
June 25, 2014
USC ICT and The Smithsonian create the first 3D portrait of a sitting president
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Smithsonian Magazine: First 3D Portrait of a Sitting President
June 19, 2014
Pres. Obama's face 3D-scanned on USC "light stage" for National Portrait Gallery bust
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Science 2.0: Content Isn't Necessarily King
June 18, 2014
Kristina Lerman analyzes content recommendation in social media
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David Kempe Receives 2014 ACM SIGecom Best Paper Award
June 17, 2014
David Kempe & team receive Best Paper award from the ACM Special Interest Group on Electronic Commerce
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Huffington Post: Getting to Know Bloggers From Data
June 16, 2014
CS Ph.D student Christopher Wienberg discusses how to analyze data to get to know bloggers
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Content Kingmaker – Quality or Webpage Position?
June 13, 2014
Webpage position reigns in peer recommendation of online content on sites like Reddit
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TRBQ: Computer, Tell Me a Story
June 11, 2014
Andrew Gordon comments on the complexity of teaching computers how to tell stories
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KPCC: Job Hunting at E3 in Los Angeles
June 11, 2014
Mike Zyda discusses the nature of the video game industry
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Capsule Computers: Future of 3D Imaging
June 10, 2014
Hao Li comments on the future of 3D imaging
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Sydney Morning Herald: Scan Yourself into a Videogame
June 05, 2014
Hao Li discusses the future of 3D-scanning technology in video games and movies
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CBS News: 3D-Print Your Own Robot
June 03, 2014
Ross Mead, 21st Century Robot and other developers collaborate on 3D-printed robot kits
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