Pittsburgh researchers can’t stop tech giants or hackers from using your data. But they can try to protect your identity

August 15, 2021

Questions about the future of the multi-billion smart technology industry that tracks what we are doing are more than theoretical in Pittsburgh. Researchers at places like Carnegie Mellon University are studying the implications of all this data collection and working to find alternate ways to tap into the benefits without sacrificing each user’s personal information.

Chris Harrison, associate professor of human-computer interaction at Carnegie Mellon University and Karan Ahuja, a Ph.D. student in human-computer interaction at CMU, are working on a way to use Doppler radar to track movements.

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