Andrew Good is a former USC media relations specialist.
Stories by Andrew Good:
We’re in a digital world filled with lots of social bots
Networks of automated agents hold sway over social media, with major implications for politics, national security and free speech.
Grad students learn the art of fellowship funding at USC
Application workshops pay off with a record number of National Science Foundation Fellowships.
Building better architecture through video games like Block’hood
USC architecture expert designs an award-winning game that explores ecology and urban planning.
E3 is the place to be for gifted gamers
USC Games grads turn out in force for the annual entertainment expo offering talented designers a venue to get valuable feedback.
Study reveals where infant deaths are highest in the U.S.
To reduce the mortality rate, focus should be put on infants older than a month, analysis finds.
Artificial intelligence could turn poachers into prey
USC computer scientist speaks at a White House-sponsored workshop on technology and social good.
USC communications expert looks at Facebook and political bias
The revelation that Facebook’s trending box was curated by human beings is a reminder of the power of social media.
The facts and fiction behind Hollywood’s depiction of dinosaurs
Accurate or not, USC professor Mike Habib says big-screen portrayals have shaped the public perception of prehistory’s most popular animals.
The longer you’re on the web, the less interesting your commentary becomes
Prolonged online sessions lead to a lower ‘readability score,’ USC research finds.
To save suicidal teens, listen to their voice
High-tech acoustic software can help clinicians identify young people at risk and step in before lives are lost.
USC creates a think tank for the humanities
Faculty members will mentor postdoctoral researchers joining the university’s new Society of Fellows in the Humanities, advancing research and intellectual exchange within academia.
USC to provide scholarships for Syrian refugees
Opportunities include master’s degrees offered by USC Price, USC Viterbi and USC Annenberg.
Ancient volcanoes could be key to predicting impact of climate change
A new study strengthens the case that a prehistoric disaster is a good model for studying the potential effect of rising carbon dioxide levels.
How lying computers could help train next-generation negotiators
Virtual humans — complete with realistic bargaining skills — may soon be a normal part of a business education.
With the release of Oculus Rift, what’s next for virtual reality?
USC experts, who helped develop VR technology, discuss the technical, business and content challenges facing the industry.
Game design meets intellectual property in a key collaboration for USC students
One-of-its-kind pact signed between artists and budding lawyers is no game — it’s the real deal.
What is it that makes the Super Bowl so super?
USC experts discuss why the big game brings us together — and have some advice for advertisers, too.
The future of gaming: Create your own character in just four minutes
Forget predesigned faces and body types — USC researchers are making it easy to fashion an avatar of yourself.
So you want to be an entrepreneur?
USC program opens the door to LA’s startup scene for Trojans with good ideas and no business savvy.
Game on: Demo Day shows progress, promise of USC students
Biannual event allows teams to meet potential employers and demonstrate their works.
USC’s Dana Gioia named California Poet Laureate
The California native will present public readings in classrooms, boardrooms and other places during his two-year term.
Bringing diversity to gaming, one class at a time
As games get more sophisticated, they include other perspectives, including those of women and the queer community.
Big data offers a new look at Expo Line
USC project highlights the benefits and limitations of transit projects.
If the going gets tough, when should the tough give up?
Perseverance is essential for success, but researchers caution that ‘gritty’ individuals need to know when to quit.