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David Armanious And Jared Siskin Are Among CyberStart's Top Scorers Nationwide

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Over just the past few years, Brown CS students have traversed the country to win prizes at competitions such as HackMIT, CyberSEED, and LinkedIn's Intern Hackday. But for CyberStart, undergraduates David ...

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Rhode Island Robot Block Party Returns On April 7

The robots return! Rhode Island Robot Block Party will take place on Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 11 AM to 4 PM at Pizzitola Sports Center (235 Hope Street).

Rhode Island Robot Block Party, an expo founded by the Rhode Island Students of the Future in partnership with the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative and the ...

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Meta-TA Zach Kirschenbaum Helps Represent Brown CS At The Out For Undergraduate Tech Conference

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Zach Kirschenbaum (he/him), a junior CS concentrator at Brown University, doesn't even remember how he found out about the Out for Undergrad (O4U) Tech conference, which is designed to help high-achieving LGBTQ undergrads in software development and technology reach ...

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Brown Students Win Best Data Visualization Prize At HackMIT

by Jack Roswell

Last month, over 1000 hackers from across the globe, from Stockholm to San Francisco, gathered at HackMIT. For 24 hours, they worked in teams of no more than four to transform their ideas into reality. Some took a practical approach, making programs to sharpen an image, or websites to validate the authenticity ...

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Brown CS And HCRI Faculty Advise On Forthcoming AI Legislation

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The judicial systems of eight states utilize a computational process sometimes referred to as algorithmic sentencing, which uses algorithms to assess the risk of a criminal committing future crimes. This assessment then provides guidance for judges as they make sentencing ...

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The New Yorker Visits Tellex's H2R Lab In A Feature On Automation

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It's a new and strange moment, captured in the photo that heads the article: a robot has just plucked the petals of an artifical daisy, with an eye to someday replacing the intricate but backbreaking ...

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Klein's New Work: A Balanced Power Diagram Is The Anti-Gerrymander?

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"Our justice system can't guarantee fair outcomes," says Professor Philip Klein of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), "but it can guarantee fair processes. Gerrymandering is a political issue more than a technical one, but we're trying ...

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BDH Cites Faculty Accessibility And Collaboration Even As Brown CS Grows To Become Brown's #1 Concentration

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A recent article in the Brown Daily Herald notes that Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has reached some significant milestones. Last spring, not including ...

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Considering A Visit (Or A Move) To RI? Boston.com Gives 100 Reasons

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Mad pursuit, wild ecstasy, all breathing human passion! (And that's just our donut selection.) Boston.com shares a list of 100 things to do in Rhode Island.

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