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Good News About Spying: Tim Edgar Writes For Foreign Affairs

Last update on April 14, 2015.

Good News About Spying: Tim Edgar Writes For Foreign Affairs

"Although rising public anger is welcome, it is misdirected."

Timothy Edgar, a Visiting Fellow at the Watson Institute, turns his attention to the future of intelligence in an article published today by Foreign Affairs. After quickly sketching the current context of increasing public skepticism, Edgar offers an explicit rebuttal of the leaps to judgement and ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi Interviewed By MBA Crystal Ball

Last update on April 7, 2015.

Shriram Krishnamurthi Interviewed By MBA Crystal Ball

MBA Crystal Ball recently interviewed Shriram Krishnamurthi, whose wide-ranging comments address professional schools, digital literacy, venture capital, and technology itself. "Real solutions require not just technology," he says, "but also social, political, and other structural changes. Given those other forces, technology can be influential almost everywhere, from education to health to climate change."  The entire ...

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Brown CS Alumnus Masi Oka '97 Returns To "Hiro" Role In Upcoming Series

Last update on March 30, 2015.

Brown CS Alumnus Masi Oka '97 Returns To

CNet reports that Brown CS alumnus Masi Oka '97 will once again be taking up the role of Hiro Nakamura, and perhaps with it the sword of Takezo Kensei and a formidable ability to alter the space-time continuum. No plot details for "Heroes Reborn" (a sequel to the popular "Heroes" television series) have been revealed ...

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LinkedIn Rates Brown CS #1 For Launching Graduates Into Successful Software Development Careers

Last update on March 25, 2015.

LinkedIn Rates Brown CS #1 For Launching Graduates Into Successful Software Development Careers

Only six months after receiving a ranking as the country's third best school for software developers at startups, Brown University's graduate program in Computer Science has been rated by LinkedIn as the country's best graduate program in Computer Science for producing software developers at top companies. Once again, Brown CS has overcome ...

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HCRI And RI Students Of The Future Present RI Robot Block Party, A Showcase Of Robots In Education, Research, Work, And Play

Last update on March 24, 2015.

HCRI And RI Students Of The Future Present RI Robot Block Party, A Showcase Of Robots In Education, Research, Work, And Play

The Robot Block Party is a celebration of National Robotics Week held on April 11, 2015 at the Pizzitola Center at Brown University. Organized by Rhode Island Students of the Future, a non-profit organization that engages kids in science, technology, engineering and math through robotics, and the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative at Brown University ...

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A UMichigan Student Shares A Valuable Resource For Brown CS Students With Disabilities

Last update on March 20, 2015.

by Lauren Gaber, University of Michigan - Dearborn

If you are registered with [Student and Employee Accessibility Services] and are pursuing a career in computing, you might want to consider joining the AccessComputing community. The Alliance for Access to Computing Careers (AccessComputing) helps students with disabilities successfully pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in computing fields, and ...

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First Annual Brown CS Undergraduate Research Symposium: April 10

Last update on March 20, 2015.

First Annual Brown CS Undergraduate Research Symposium: April 10

The Meta RAs are thrilled to announce the 1st Annual Brown CS Undergraduate Research Symposium, which will be held April 10th, 2015 from 3pm to 5pm in the CIT 3rd Floor Atrium.

The symposium is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate researchers to present their computer science research to the department! All undergraduate CS researchers are ...

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Cybersecurity: Brown Undergraduates Win It All

Last update on March 18, 2015.

Cybersecurity: Brown Undergraduates Win It All

"A team of Brown undergraduates from computer science, political science, and international relations has won the Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge, a national cybersecurity policy competition," says Science News Officer (Physical Sciences) Kevin Stacey, writing for News from Brown. "No all-undergraduate team had ever won."

You can read the full story of their historic win ...

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Brown CS Sponsors Afterschool Program To Teach Programming To Middle-School Children

Last update on March 16, 2015.

NBC 10 News has just recognized Brown CS and the Providence After School Alliance for their support of IntraCity Geeks, an after-school program that teaches programming skills to local public school children at Nathan Bishop Middle School.

The full story is available here.

State Magazine Recognizes Jefferson Science Fellow John Savage

Last update on March 12, 2015.

State Magazine Recognizes Jefferson Science Fellow John Savage

State Magazine, a monthly publication of the U.S. Department of State, has just highlighted John Savage among several prominent Jefferson Science Fellows, citing his efforts in having "[created] new courses on international affairs and technology, advised students on ways to combine science with public service and developed new research partnerships and directions". (John received ...

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