University of Pittsburgh

Pitt think tank to review ethics of algorithms in local governments


The former federal prosecutor running the task force said there's a place for AI-backed technologies like facial recognition, but that governments can "do better."

University of Pittsburgh creates commission to study Pennsylvania's election security


The 21-member group with experience in law enforcement, politics and voting-rights advocacy will make recommendations to safeguard the state's voting systems ahead of the next presidential election.

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County team up on new open data portal


The city and its surrounding county are now working with a local university to make troves of data available on a new Web portal.