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Articles by Jesse Polhemus

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

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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

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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

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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 …

Read More: Brown CS Alums Follow Diverse Career Paths

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From creating a computer camp for girls in Rwanda to founding a company that uses machine learning to produce 3D models based on satellite photos, maps, and laser scans, Brown CS alums are known for career paths that often take them far beyond Silicon Valley, with a particular focus on CS education …

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