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Naaman Earns 2016 Google Faculty Research Award
Mor Naaman, associate professor at Cornell Tech and the founder of the Connective Media hub, has been named a recipient of the 2016 Google Faculty Research Award. Honoring those who will have an...
How to Upgrade Judges with Machine Learning
Technology Review covers a new study from Computing and Information Science Professor Jon Kleinberg and fellow researchers who developed an algorithm that could better inform decisions regarding...
Helping Users Determine Trustworthiness of Online Profiles
What do Airbnb hosts write in their profiles to help potential guests to trust them? Cornell researchers presented a paper on this question at the 20th Association for Computing Machinery...
Jack Awarded NSF Funds; CHI '17 Paper Recognized
The National Science Foundation has awarded a dissertation grant to support Info Sci PhD Maggie Jack and her forthcoming fieldwork in Cambodia. Jack – whose research interests lie at the...
An arXiV of Their Own: Biologists Eye Pre-Print Server
For 25 years, the Cornell-based arXiv pre-print server has been the 'one-stop shop' for sharing research in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science and more. Today, with pre-prints...
Cornell Research on Implicit Feedback Gets Best Paper
Info Sci's Thorsten Joachims is the lead author on research that recently picked up Best Paper Award at the 2017 international conference on web search and data mining, ACM WSDM. In "Unbiased...
Sengers Pens Op-Ed for Pacific Standard
Info Sci's Phoebe Sengers recently penned this op-ed exploring populism among rural Canadians and rural Americans. In this piece for Pacific Standard, Sengers argues that one reason that rural...
Barocas Featured on WNYC's 'Note to Self'
Info Sci’s Solon Barocas lends his expertise on machine-learning ethics to the WNYC show, Note to Self. Recently, the program – “the tech show about being human” – has been educating its listeners on...
What Makes an Online Troll?
Even you – the sensible, respectful online commenter – are capable of morphing into a troll. This is the overarching finding from a Stanford-Cornell team whose paper is rippling around the...