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Brown CS Researchers Find That Robots Are Often Left Unsecured On The Internet

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Robotics researchers wouldn’t dream of leaving the door unlocked when they leave the lab for night, but a new study shows that research robots are often left exposed in another way: unsecured on the internet.

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Alum Adventures: Harry Li Helps The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Improve K-12 Education

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"I had the pleasure of graduating in two recessions," laughs Brown CS alum Harry Li '02, "first in 2002 and then in 2009, after the housing bubble burst." (He also has his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin.) Currently ...

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Martha Edwards And Kalvin Lam Win hackNY Fellowships

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Competition for the hackNY Fellows Program is fierce, with only 19 students chosen in 2018 from a pool of several hundred. This year, undergraduate students Martha Edwards and Kalvin Lam of Brown University's Department of ...

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Money Magazine Names T.F. Green America's Sixth Best Airport

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If you're thinking about settling down in Providence or just paying us a visit, consider the fact that if you're flying in to T.F. Green Airport, you'll arrive on schedule 82.35% of the time ...

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Providence Will Be Shiru Cafe's First US Location

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Providence is Shiru Cafe's first US location. As noted on their website, the international chain has opened on the Brown University campus ahead of Amherst College, Harvard University, Princeton University, and Yale University, which will follow. Shiru is ...

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Brown CS Students Advance To The Second Round Of The Cyber 9/12 Competition

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On March 16 and 17, teams Brown University Secure 1 (BUS 1, composed of undergraduates Andrea Bennett, Clarissa Clem, Tristan Falk-LeFay, and Edward Li) and Brown University Secure 2 (BUS ...

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Providence Has Been Named America's Fourth Quirkiest City

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There's a reason why you see "Keep Providence Eldritch" t-shirts around here. Citing our unorthodox founder, inventive puppetry, marching bands, and inimitable foodstuffs, Travel and Leisure has just named Providence the fourth quirkiest city in America.

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PureWow Offers A Guide To Providence As

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"It may be a fraction of the size of NYC," says PureWow, "but the Ocean State’s creative capital packs a major punch in the culinary and cultural departments." Noting Providence's proximity to New York City, they offer ...

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Building News4Good: A First Take At Software Engineering For Four Undergrads

by Rachel Markell and Elaine Jiang

As college students living in a fast-paced society, we’re expected to stay informed about what’s going on in the world. And for the most part, we do. And while, sure, sometimes we join a protest or participate in a heated discussion on Facebook, for the most part ...

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igniteCS @ Brown

by Natalie Reed and Eric Rosen

As President Obama has said, “Computers are going to be a big part of our future…and that future is yours to shape.” Technology is one of the fastest-growing fields today, solving problems in every industry while impacting our everyday lives. Despite this, computer science is not yet adequately ...

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