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Michael Littman Quoted By The Libertarian Republic On The Risks Of AI

Here's a provocative question: "What do actual AI researchers think of the risks of AI?"

Ramez Naam of The Libertarian Republic notes that Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, and Bill Gates have all expressed recent concern about "killer AI" scenarios despite having a lack of AI expertise. Instead, he turns to Michael Littman of Brown ...

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With Friends Like These: Timothy Edgar Writes For Lawfare On The Politics Of The USA Freedom Act

Writing on the topic of surveillance reform in Lawfare, Timothy Edgar, a Visiting Fellow at the Watson Institute, again proves himself one of the few scholars able to consistently pierce the bubble of political rhetoric for the benefit of the layperson.
 
"[Rand] Paul’s machinations have no chance of causing the Patriot Act to permanently ...

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Digital Den Cites Brown CS As A

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

For more CS News and CS Blog articles about the Yurt, please click here.

Digital Den recently toured the Yurt as part of last week's Visualization and Creativity in Immersive 3D Environments — From Cave to ...

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) today announces the start of a fundraising campaign to build a $10,000,000 endowment for its Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) program. The campaign's web site, with testimonials from former UTAs such as Mike Fredrickson of Pixar and Philip Levis of Stanford University, is at ...

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Brown's Cave And Yurt Featured In RI NSF EPSCoR Magazine

For more CS News and CS Blog articles about the Yurt, please click here.

As the countdown to the Visualization and Creativity in Immersive 3D Environments -- from Cave to YURT symposium continues and excitement about the Yurt grows, the online magazine of Rhode Island National Science Foundation (NSF)'s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research ...

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Celebrate With Andy: 50 Years Of CS At Brown

As the department approaches its silver anniversary, Brown CS is making a comprehensive effort to document our early history online and in print. Our themes are the intellectual daring of our academic home, the making of things never before imagined, and the spirit of community that’s guided the entire effort. Throughout, our storytellers will ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi Named A 2015 Quora Top Writer

His readers and followers across a variety of media platforms will be interested to note that Shriram Krishnamurthi has burnished his list of honors with an unusual addition: he's now a Quora Top Writer for 2015. Citing the "consistency, quality, and thoughtfulness" of his posts, he's been recognized for his unique contributions to ...

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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.

BREAKING NEWS: Brown CS is proud to report that Louisa has just been declared a Kode with Karlie Scholarship winner.  Congratulations, Louisa!  Profiles of the 2015 ...

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Michael Littman Wins IFAAMAS Influential Paper Award
Professor Michael Littman of Brown University's Department of Computer Science has just won the International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (IFAAMAS)'s Influential Paper Award for work ("Markov games as a framework for multi-agent reinforcement learning") originally published at the Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) in 1994 ...

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For more CS News and CS Blog articles about the Yurt, please click here.

As we get ready for next week's Visualization and Creativity in Immersive 3D Environments -- from Cave to YURT symposium (click here for details), we're taking a moment to tell some of the most interesting stories from the Yurt's ...

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