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2012 CBI Tournament: Pitt Prevails Against Butler; Heads To Finals – SB Nation Pittsburgh

2012 CBI Tournament: Pitt Prevails Against Butler; Heads To Finals – SB Nation Pittsburgh. I want to care, but it is difficult to get really fired up about our chances of winning a tournament that would cement us in the top 130 teams of college basketball. Not the top 64 – those go to the […]

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Coal Mining and the Technologies Reshaping Our World – and Workforce?

GT Briefing March 2012: Technologies Reshaping Our World. One of the things that piques my interest in the story above is the concept of  mining jobs being replaced by robots.  This only makes sense – when you can remove the human element from a dangerous situation, do it.  This potentially saves lives. We already do […]

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Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles” | Video on TED.com

Internet vendors use cookies and behavior tracking to develop sophisticated and refined user profiles. This data is subsequently used to provide users with ads and products that we will purchase, based on our previous behavior or the behavior of people “like” us. But isn’t the internet all about finding things you don’t already know about […]

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Sweet Pittsburgh Skyline by mastermayhem

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As the Burgh Turns

The Civic Arena is looking more like a post-apocolyptic film set than a playoff hockey rink. It’s it hard to believe that I once saw a dog show inside that crater. In younger days, I played a frantically screaming extra in the movie Sudden Death for a scene inside that dome. Don’t look fir me […]

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Lists of Things For Which Pittsburgh Has Been Lauded

Below are some lists Pittsburgh has made, for better or worse: Best of the World, 2012, National Geographic Most Livable in US, 2011, Marketplace.or/Economist Intelligence Unit Best Housing Market, listed in 2010, Forbes Most Livable, 2010, Forbes Best Place to Raise a Family, 2010, Forbes Best City to Relocate, 2010, Yahoo! Great “Home Towns”, 2001, […]