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Sara Altman and Justin Mason share a hug while wearing their graduation caps and gowns.

May 7, 2021

‘Beyond, Beyond Thankful’: Meet #NCState21 Best Friends Sara and Justin

As part of our graduation video series, we caught up with two best friends whose strong bond has blossomed into a three-year relationship. 

Churchill Scholar Ana Sofia Uzsoy

Apr 1, 2021

NC State’s 3rd Churchill Scholar Steps Toward a Bright Future

Computer science and physics major Ana Sofia Uzsoy will study machine learning at Cambridge University next year on one of the country's most prestigious scholarships. 

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Mar 4, 2021

Study Reveals Extent of Privacy Vulnerabilities With Amazon’s Alexa

Issues range from misleading privacy policies to post-approval changes in code. 

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Jan 28, 2021

Tracing the History of Mobile Games

Researchers are building a database of old-school mobile games. Want to help? 

Colton Botta tosses a Rubik's cube into the air

Dec 16, 2020

Botta Named NC State’s 4th Marshall Scholar

Computer science graduate — and puzzle enthusiast — Colton Botta received the prestigious scholarship for graduate study in the United Kingdom. 

Oct 13, 2020

Machine Learning Predicts How Long Museum Visitors Will Engage With Exhibits

AI can predict how long museum-goers will spend interacting with an exhibit. 

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Oct 12, 2020

Software Spots and Fixes Hang Bugs in Seconds, Rather Than Weeks

Hang bugs – when software gets stuck, but doesn’t crash – can frustrate users and programmers. 

Sep 22, 2020

Podcast: Robocalls

Computer scientist Brad Reaves talks about robocalls - how they work and what happens when you answer one. 

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Aug 18, 2020

Study Debunks Robocall Myths, Lays Groundwork for Stopping Them

Robocalls are not getting worse. But this study shows how bad they can be. 

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Jul 14, 2020

Tech Sector Job Interviews Assess Anxiety, Not Software Skills

The design of "technical interviews" is hurting the tech sector. 

new dashboard shows graphs detailing COVID-19 spread

Apr 8, 2020

Visualization Tool Tracks COVID-19

NC State analytics experts develop a new visualization tool that can help users find useful information about COVID-19's spread. 

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Feb 6, 2020

Design Approach May Help Fix Bias in Artificial Intelligence

A new approach to design may help address bias in AI. 

student studies at computer

Feb 5, 2020

Improving AI’s Ability to Identify Students Who Need Help

A new AI model is better able to predict how much students are learning in educational games. 

video game image of three young people examining a waterway

Nov 13, 2019

Making (Fun) Multi-Player Gaming an Educational Experience

A new video game framework keeps multiple players engrossed in the learning experience while fostering collaboration and problem solving. 

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Oct 22, 2019

Browser Tool Aims To Help Researchers ID Malicious Websites, Code

Open-source tool tracks JavaScript to ID malicious behavior.