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2014-06-30 16:26:35

"Fitwits" Engages Kids in Meaningful Health Improvement Practices PITTSBURGH, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fitwits, a new startup company out of the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University, is helping families fight childhood obesity and develop lifelong healthy eating habits. Five years in the making and backed by nearly $1 million of investments thus far, Fitwits is part of the CMU's Center for Technology Transfer and Enterprise Creation....

Researchers Demonstrate Autonomous Vehicle They Developed
2014-06-25 03:13:33

National Science Foundation Carnegie Mellon researchers bring NSF-funded autonomous vehicle to D.C. to show promise of driverless cars In the coming decades, we will likely commute to work and explore the countryside in autonomous, or driverless, cars capable of communicating with the roads they are traveling on. A convergence of technological innovations in embedded sensors, computer vision, artificial intelligence, control and automation, and computer processing power is making this...

2014-06-24 08:22:22

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University has brought its autonomous vehicle to Washington to enable Congress to experience the technology up close and personal. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Following an exciting and successful demonstration of the Carnegie Mellon vehicle in September, which transported Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, 33 miles to Pittsburgh International...

2014-06-24 08:21:54

Speakers Group helps companies solve performance issues through results-focused presentations and workshops WATERFORD, Mich., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadsword, one of North America's leading engineering and software performance innovation firms, has launched the Broadsword Speakers Group to help companies improve performance, build better products and create high performing teams. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/120683) (Photo:...

2014-06-23 16:26:35

PITTSBURGH, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) has announced the opening of registration and the slate of distinguished keynote speakers for the Team Software Process (TSP) Symposium 2014. Held in Pittsburgh on November 3-6 in collaboration with IEEE Software magazine, the symposium will focus on the theme Going Beyond Methodology to Maximize Performance. "There is one constant in the world of software development," says Alan...

2014-06-19 23:07:11

The company is aiming for CMMI for Services (Maturity Level 3) certification. Bangalore, Karnataka (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 “On June 11th 2014, we initiated the formal process of obtaining Quality Certification” announced Asha Pandey, EI Design founder and CMD. “We are aiming for CMMI for services (Maturity Level 3) and we plan to reach this appraisal mandate by March 2015.” “EI Design focuses on learning services and prides on the fact that we are the place ‘where complex...

2014-06-09 00:21:12

CMU Alumni Tony Winners Now Number 32; School to Partner with Tonys on 2015 Educator Honor NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University alumna Jamie deRoy (A'67) received a Tony Award on Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall, increasing the number of Carnegie Mellon alumni who have received Tonys to 32. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Celebrating its centennial in 2014, CMU's School of Drama is the oldest drama degree-granting program in...

2014-06-06 12:22:54

June 8 Spot Focuses on University's Strengths in Arts, Business, Science and Technology PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just weeks after announcing that it has become the Tony Awards first exclusive education partner, Carnegie Mellon University is releasing its first network, prime-time television commercial to air on Sunday, June 8, during the Tony Awards broadcast on CBS. The animated spot, which highlights CMU's success in the arts, business, science and technology, will air twice...

2014-06-05 23:11:13

CMU graduate launches breakthrough standardized test preparation course starting June 16. Students will learn 2000 vocabulary words and complete 14 practice exams over an intensive nine week period. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 mySchooler Academy (http://www.myschooleracademy.com) is launching its Summer 2014 SAT SuperPrep Course beginning Monday, June 16th, 2014. An educational consulting firm started by Carnegie Mellon University alum Jesse Lee, mySchooler Academy will run two,...

2014-05-28 08:36:48

Report finds 8 key cybersecurity deficiencies and what organizations can do to combat them NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US and CSO magazine today released the 2014 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey, an annual survey of cybercrime trends which reveals that while the number of cybercrime incidents and the monetary losses associated with them continue to rise, most U.S. organizations' cybersecurity capabilities do not rival the persistence and technological skills of their cyber...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.