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December 10, 2018

From Westinghouse to Disney: Exploring Pittsburgh Robotics Past and Present

From steel mills to steel robots, Pittsburgh is no stranger to industry. The city’s long history of technological innovation dates back to its early days as America’s steel capital. Today, Pittsburgh is considered a major technology hub and is home to prime tech companies such as Google, Uber, and Intel. Throughout Pittsburgh’s technological journey, robotics has been a continued source of fascination and exploration.

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November 25, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving, and Happy Birthday Pittsburgh!

On Nov. 25, 1758, the British and provincial army led by Gen. John Forbes arrived at the Forks of the Ohio River. The French, anticipating their arrival and aware of the superiority of the British force, had detonated their stock of gunpowder and abandoned Fort Duquesne the day before. “Without stroke of sword,” Forbes' army took control of the smoldering ruins and the critical land at the Point for Great Britain.

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November 14, 2018

Lloyd Gibson’s WWI Paper Trail

Lloyd Camden Gibson was a writer of letters, a seeker of adventure, and a collector of souvenirs.

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