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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Scientific American

Lawbreaking Particles May Point to a Previously Unknown Force in the Universe

Scientists aren’t yet certain that electrons and their relatives are violating the Standard Model of particle physics, but the evidence is mounting.

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Scientific American

Robotic Exoskeleton Adapts While It's Worn

The decades-old pursuit of bulky, much-hyped Iron Man–like “exosuits” could give way to minimalist technologies more in sync with the human body.

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Scientific American

Nevermore, or Tomorrow? Ravens Can Plan Ahead

Like great apes, the canny corvids seem capable of delaying gratification.

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Scientific American

Light-Powered Computers Brighten AI's Future

Optical computers may have finally found a use—improving artificial intelligence.

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Scientific American

The Unexpected Dangers of Recreational Counting

Deciphering mathematical card tricks is a wonderful pastime, but it can get you into some bizarre predicaments.

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Scientific American

Quantum Computing Disentangled: A Look behind the D-Wave Buzz ...

The word “quantum” imbues any topic with instant mystique. Unfortunately, it often doubles as a “keep out” sign...