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Anna Lysyanskaya To Speak About Anonymous Credentials At GHC

Last update on Oct. 9, 2015.

Anna Lysyanskaya To Speak About Anonymous Credentials At GHC

Next week, Brown CS is looking forward to perhaps its strongest ever presence at this year’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. Among other highlights, Professor Anna Lysyanskaya is going to be delivering a lecture (“Authorized but Anonymous: Taking Charge of your Personal Data”) on ...

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Bootstrap Math/CS Curriculum Gets $1.5M From NSF

Last update on Oct. 8, 2015.

Bootstrap Math/CS Curriculum Gets $1.5M From NSF

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

A curriculum that helps middle and high school students learn algebra by creating their own video games is getting a $1.5-million boost from the National Science Foundation.

The curriculum, called Bootstrap, is a 10-week classroom module in which each student programs her own working game using ...

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Read More: Kudos For Providence

Last update on Oct. 8, 2015.

Read More: Kudos For Providence

We've recently started compiling rave reviews of our city's walkability, cultural attractions, quality of life, and (you guessed our favorite) food. Click the links below to learn more about why we love Providence:

GQ Raves About Providence: "The Coolest City"

Providence Ranked America's Eighth Best College Town For People Who Aren't ...

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Students Hone Business Ideas At Startup Conference

Last update on Oct. 6, 2015.

Students Hone Business Ideas At Startup Conference

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

Around 300 Brown and RISD students gathered last weekend for the inaugural Startup@Brown conference. The two-day event aimed to bring students together with a distinguished group of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and business leaders to learn the ins and outs of the startup world.

Attendees went to ...

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BDH Names Google And Microsoft The Top Two Employers Of Brown Graduates

Last update on Sept. 30, 2015.

BDH Names Google And Microsoft The Top Two Employers Of Brown Graduates

Brown CS alums continue to rank highly as industry pioneers. Click here for a list of related stories.

Prospects for Brown University graduates in the technology sector continue to be extremely positive: today's issue of the Brown Daily Herald cites Google and Microsoft, followed by IBM, Stanford University, Harvard University, and others, as the ...

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CS 1300 Students Play A Classic Video Game To Explore Pioneering User Interaction Techniques

Last update on Sept. 28, 2015.

When we asked Brown CS students why they're taking Jeff Huang's hugely popular CS 1300 User Interfaces class, some of the first things they cited were his expertise and approachability, the friendly TAs, and the extremely relevant course material. But getting to play a great vintage video game can't hurt, either.   

Jeff ...

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Brown CS Students Win Three Awards At HackMIT

Last update on Sept. 23, 2015.

co-written with Linda Chang, Aaron Gokaslan, and Cliff Weitzman

Brown CS students continue to distinguish themselves at hackathons nationwide. To read more on this topic, click here.

At last week's HackMIT, which brought together more than 1,000 hackers from around the world to collaborate on new software and hardware projects, five Brown CS ...

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Startup@Brown (9/26-27) Brings Together Innovative Startups And Talented Students

Last update on Sept. 18, 2015.

Startup@Brown (9/26-27) Brings Together Innovative Startups And Talented Students

Hosted by Brown University's Department of Computer Science and organized in collaboration with Hack@Brown and Brown Entrepreneurship, Startup@Brown is a weekend-long conference from September 26-27 that aims to bring together innovative startups and talented students.

Startup@Brown will include Talks (speakers include trailblazing founders, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists), a Startup Fair (students ...

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Steve Wozniak Cites "SciLi Tetris" Hack

Last update on Sept. 18, 2015.

Steve Wozniak Cites

In a recent Facebook post, Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple and personal computer pioneer, referenced the renowned "SciLi Tetris" hack in which a fully functional game of Tetris was played with the Science Library as an interface

To read Steve's comment:

  1. Go here
  2. Under the comment from Evan Koblentz, click the "View more replies ...

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The Atlantic Interviews David Laidlaw On The Possibilities Of VR

Last update on Sept. 16, 2015.

The Atlantic Interviews David Laidlaw On The Possibilities Of VR

Professor David Laidlaw of Brown University's Department of Computer Science has just been interviewed by Maria Konnikova of the Atlantic, who questioned prominent scientists, psychologists, engineers, and developers on the rapid changes occurring in virtual reality and the possibilities that the field offers. Alongside such colleagues as Henry Fuchs of the University of North ...

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