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Rodrigo Fonseca Helps Fight Brazilian Bank Fraud

Widespread weaknesses recently revealed in the Brazilian banking system have already resulted in up to US $3.75 billion in fraud. For readers unfamiliar with Brazil and its use of the “boleto” (a printable document issued by banks and businesses that allows easy financial transactions), Professor Rodrigo Fonseca of Brown University’s Department of Computer ...

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Brown CS Takes First And Ninth Place At CyberSEED Cybersecurity Competition

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

Last week, two teams (synners and Br0x0wn) from Brown University’s Department of Computer Science extended Brown’s reputation for cybersecurity excellence in a competition at the University of Connecticut. They took first and ninth places, respectively ...

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Brown University Hosts Northeast Robotics Colloquium (NERC), Delights Scientists, Industry, And Children

Community outreach connects Brown CS students to the Providence area. For more articles on how Brown CS students inspire and lead members of the greater Providence community click here.

 

The Brown University Humans To Robots Lab, headed by Professor Stefanie Tellex, hosted the 2014 Northeast Robotics Colloquium last week. Drones that can deliver packages bumped ...

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Brown Rated #3 In USA For Software Developers At Startups

For more stories on why Brown CS is so great, check out our Praise for Brown CS page here.

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

Brown University was recently rated the country's third-best school for software developers at startups by LinkedIn.

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Thomas Dickerson And Cemetech Win Two Awards At World Maker Faire 2014

It says something about computer science that thousands of practitioners worldwide have come to see graphing calculators, that mainstay of high school math class, as an intriguing programming environment. And it says something about Brown CS PhD student Thomas Dickerson that his love of working within constraints led him to programming graphing calculators, and graphing ...

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Brown CS Finds A Unique Way To Celebrate Impressive Heidelberg Laureate Forum Representation

In addition to advancing the field at a local and national level, Brown CS community members have a global impact on education and research. For more articles on Brown CS around the world click here.

Thirty-five years after the founding of the department, Brown CS attendance at international conferences is anything but uncommon: strong representation ...

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