Brown CS Blog

Archive – November 2017

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


Click the link that follows for more Brown CS content about diversity and inclusion.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 …

Brown CS And HCRI Faculty Advise On Forthcoming AI Legislation


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 decisions, and it's recently come under fire from critics who argue that …