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Amy Greenwald Gives A Keynote Address At Microsoft's Faculty Summit 2017

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"Humans make hundreds of routine decisions daily," explains Professor Amy Greenwald of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS). "More often than not, the impact of our decisions depends on the decisions of others. As AI progresses, we're offloading ...

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Brown Receives $1.5M To Establish A Data Science Research Institute

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

Less than one year after launching its Data Science Initiative (DSI), Brown University has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the National Science Foundation to establish a new research institute aimed at developing mathematical and computational tools for data-driven discovery.

Brown’s award is one ...

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Maurice Herlihy Gives A Keynote Address At PODC 2017 (Slides Included Below)

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The ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC) is perhaps the most prominent international forum on the theory, design, analysis, implementation, and application of distributed systems and networks. Its common goal is to improve understanding of the principles underlying distributed computing ...

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Considering A Visit (Or A Move) To RI? Gives 100 Reasons

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Mad pursuit, wild ecstasy, all breathing human passion! (And that's just our donut selection.) shares a list of 100 things to do in Rhode Island.

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Bootstrap Teaches Rigorous Data Science In An Introductory Computing Module For K-12 Students

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From a deluge of job openings to new university programs, Data Science has become a hot topic. But if it’s so important, why wait until a student enters university to introduce it?

Children are natural data scientists! They argue about who was ...

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