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Providence Is America's 8th Best City To Go Carless


Based on a series of metrics (walking, biking, commuting, safety, and weather), LawnStarter recently ranked Providence the eighth best city in America to live without a car. Brown University's home town beat out Seattle, Chicago, and Philadelphia, among others. The full article is here.For more information, click the link that follows to …

Providence Has Two Restaurants In Yelp's Top 100


The Providence Journal reports that Los Andes and Bacco, two local favorites, have made Yelp's Top 100 Places to Eat in 2021. Only five other restaurants in New England appeared on the list.You can read the full article here.For more information, click the link that follows to contact Brown CS Communication …

Diverse Career Paths: Brown CS Alum Sharon Lo Ponders How Products Can Harm Society


We're reposting this article with the kind permission of Brown Alumni Magazine, where it first appeared.  You can read their full November-December 2020 issue here. Microsoft constantly develops new technology, and Sharon Lo ’16 considers how those creations could wreak havoc upon the world. As a member of Microsoft’s Ethics & Society organization, Lo actually …