Pittsburgh’s geography, format and measurement are conducive to testing new applied sciences in a number of terrains and conditions on an accelerated timeline. But extra essential is that this metropolis, famed for “making things” and for its instructional establishments, fostered an surroundings that inspired new concepts.
This literal and figurative groundwork attracted Uber to Pittsburgh, simply because it’s drawn Google, Ford, Bosch, General Motors, General Electric and scores of others and will proceed to take action.
JAMES H. GARRETT JR., ANDREW MOORE
The writers are deans at Carnegie Mellon University, Mr. Garrett of the College of Engineering and Mr. Moore of the School of Computer Science.