What does the competition between Uber and Argo AI, which got a $1 billion investment from Ford, mean for engineers in Pittsburgh? "A war is brewing among tech companies to employ the emerging class of people who have skills in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision to advance autonomous systems," the Post-Gazette reports.
For the first time in more than 15 years, more than 900 police will be employed by the City of Pittsburgh. “We’ve really increased the scope of who we’re going after, and because of that our applicant pool has increased greatly," Mayor Bill Peduto told WESA. The city also recently made its new police chief, Scott Schubert, official.
Try six natural wines from around the world, then pick your favorite for a full glass. Plus, there's a snack table full of pairings. While you eat and drink, listen to Justin Scappaticci of Artisan's Cellar explain more about natural wines.
Where: Allegheny Wine Mixer at 5326 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When: February 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
How much: $37
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It’s almost Lent, and whether or not you’re Catholic, spring = Friday Fish Fry. So which fish fry is the best? That's the question we’re going to answer with the Ultimate Pittsburgh Fish Fry Bracket. Starting with 32 contenders from all parts of Western Pennsylvania, our NCAA-style competition will let you vote for your favorite in each week’s matchups, eventually narrowing down the field to one final champion. First, help us choose which of the hundreds of churches and restaurants and fire halls in the region will get to compete.
On Wednesday evening, you have the chance to meet 20 community leaders making Pittsburgh better. They’re working to ensure that the city’s fastest-growing neighborhoods stay affordable; to support refugees and immigrants; to empower everyone from high school students in underserved communities to incarcerated persons looking for work; and much more. Want to meet them? You're invited to our happy hour celebrating Who's Next: Community Leaders and Activists. Get your tickets here.