Jesse Dunietz

Jesse Dunietz

Ph.D. Candidate in computer science

I teach computers to understand language. I'm also the founding president of Public Communication for Researchers at CMU, and a 2017 AAAS Mass Media Fellow with SciAm. I'm easily distracted by birds.

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Popular Mechanics

How the 404 Error Created the World Wide Web

The 404 error was an obvious innovation, yet the internet you know and love wouldn't be possible without it.

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Popular Mechanics

The Hidden Science of Elevators

How powerful algorithms decide when that elevator car is finally going to come pick you up.​​