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This could lead to the next big breakthrough in common sense AI

November 10, 2020

You’ve probably heard us say this countless times: GPT-3, the gargantuan AI that spews uncannily human-like language, is a marvel. It’s also largely a mirage. You can tell with a simple trick: Ask it the color of sheep, and it will suggest “black” as … Continued

CS hackathons find new home online

October 30, 2020

When classes at UNC shifted fully online, so did events, such as corporate recruiting and annual hackathons. In October, UNC Computer Science student leaders and staff worked together to hold two popular hackathons, Carolina Data Challenge and HackNC, all-online for … Continued

Open Course: Extending COMP 110 beyond Carolina

October 30, 2020

Each year, over 1,000 students in COMP 110: Introduction to Programming are introduced to computer science by Teaching Professor and UNC CS alumnus Kris Jordan and his team of 45 enthusiastic Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTAs). Jordan and his dedicated UTA … Continued

Alumni Profile: Cassidy Soutter (B.S. 2020)

October 26, 2020

When UNC moved to remote instruction in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so much changed for the Class of 2020 and their peers. Today, as we continue to navigate this unprecedented situation and try to recreate the campus … Continued

Data science builds bridges

October 19, 2020

Carolina’s faculty, researchers and scientists continue to tear down silos and build bridges by sharing data. Silos from years past have rapidly disappeared from the University’s academic landscape over the past decade. Increasingly, through interdisciplinary collaborations, researchers across campus have … Continued