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UC San Diego CSE professor and alumni co-founded Tortuga Logic in 2014.

December 15, 2017
Company Based on UC San Diego Technology Gets Infusion of Capital

The company Tortuga Logic -- cofounded by a UC San Diego computer science professor and two CSE alumni -- has received $2 million in seed funding from Eclipse Ventures to expand engineering, sales and marketing.[more]

 

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2.19.2009
"India West"
Gandhi Cousins Make Rare Appearance at San Diego Lecture

Michel Potts reports on the Gandhi Memorial Lecture at Calit2, where two of Mahatma Gandhi's grandsons gave talks on non-violence and Hindu-Muslim relations.
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2.19.2009
"The UCSD Guardian"
Researchers Develop Smirking, Speaking Einstein

Software developers at UCSD?s California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology have unveiled the latest in artificial intelligence: the Einstein Robot, a model head installed with specialized software that allows it to interact naturally with humans.
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2.18.2009
"Voice of San Diego"
New iPhone App Comes from UCSD

David Washburn reports on the launch of the California Traffic Report, a new tool for California commuters. It's available from Apple's App Store for the iPhone.
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2.17.2009
"Voice of San Diego"
Wireless' Next Big Innovation

David Washburn reports on a breakthrough in signal amplification for cellphone chips, and ECE chair Larry Larson credits recent wireless advances at UC San Diego to the state's investment in Calit2,
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2.15.2009
"Imperial Valley News"
It's All Relative

The news service picks up the Calit2 story about development of an "emotionally intelligent" robot modeled to look like Albert Einstein.
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2.15.2009
"New York Times"
Do We Need a New Internet?

John Markoff reports on efforts to redesign the Internet to fight various threats to cyber security, and he quotes Calit2 participant Stefan Savage, who runs an NSF-funded Cyber Security center at UC San Diego.
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2.6.2009
"Science Centric"
Engineering graduate student narrows gap between high-resolution video and virtual reality

Scientists at Calit2 make virtual reality more "real", in a project that has project scientist Jurgen Schulze mentoring CSE grad student Han Suk Kim.
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2.5.2009
"HPCwire"
University to Address Humanity's Grand Challenges

Calit2 director Larry Smarr is quoted in a news release announcing the establishment of Singularity University, to address grand challenges and groom tomorrow's leaders.
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2.5.2009
"HPCwire"
UCSD Grad Student Improves Virtual Reality Environments

Calit2 researcher Han Suk Kim, a UC San Diego computer science and engineering graduate student, optimizes VR environments for high-res video.
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1.30.2009
"Electronic Design"
Improved Lens Technology Makes Surgery Less Painful

Richard Gawel reports on Surgicam, the prototype of a new surgery instrument under development in the UCSD division of Calit2.
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1.19.2009
"New University"
Peer-to-Peer Technology Applied To Traffic Forecasting

The International Journal of Vehicle Information and Communication systems recently published the research of four UC Irvine graduate students about a project capable of clearing Los Angeles traffic. Tentatively dubbed ?Autonet,? a portmanteau of ?automatic/automobile? and ?Internet,? the program is the brainchild of Trevor Harmon, James Marca, Pete Martini and Raymond Klefstad.


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1.9.2009
"SSC Pacific News Bulletin"
Center Personnel Tour Calit2

Personnel from SSC Pacific (fka SPAWAR) toured Calit2 UCSD's state-of-the-art research facilities last Fall. The 17 visitors enjoyed tours and demonstrations of many of Calit2's technologies. The virtual reality environment, StarCAVE, was a big hit with the aviators. SSC Pacific and Calit2 UCSD are engaged in a strategic partnership.
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1.1.2009
"The Times of London"
Is Albert Einstein robot too human? Everything?s relative

Albert Einstein has been re-created as a robot, right down to the unruly hair and luxuriant moustache, but the electronic version is no genius by human standards.

While it would be no use at proving the physicist?s unified field theory, the robot Einstein is extraordinary in that it can recognise and respond to human emotions.
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1.1.2009
"The Daily Mail"
Introducing the scarily realistic Einstein robot who can tell how you feel

With a big bushy moustache and a shock of white hair, scientists have modeled an ultra realistic robot on Albert Einstein.

Although it is unable to ponder complex theories such as general relativity, the robot has helped scientists develop their understanding of emotional intelligence.
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1.1.2009
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
H.M. recollected: Famous amnesic launches a bold, new brain project at UCSD

Feature on the UCSD Brain Observatory's attempt to create a new and unrivaled collection of human brains for scientific study, including the brain of a famed amnesiac.
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