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Toymaker: A New Seven-Minute Animated Short From Brown CS

This story was originally published in the December 2017 issue of Conduit, the annual Brown CS magazine.

It’s half past noon in CIT 368 on May 18, 2017. After fourteen years of Senior Lecturer Barbara Meier’s computer animation classes at Brown, after months of focused effort, we have something very new, a first ...

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Artemis Project Alum Nirva LaFortune Advocates For Her Community On The Providence City Council

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More than two decades ago, two undergraduate women at Brown CS, Laurie Kardos and Jesse Marmon, founded The Artemis Project, a free, five-week summer program for rising ninth-grade girls. Their goal was to enhance the self-confidence ...

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Vasileios Kemerlis Wins A $3.2M Grant For OS Kernel Protection

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Bloating, or adding unnecessary functionality to software that damages its performance or ease of use, probably started very soon after the first program was written. For most of us, the reaction is mostly frustration: we only want to make a playlist, or ...

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Seny Kamara Advises On Privacy-Protecting Technical Solutions In Forthcoming Legislation

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It's still a hypothetical, but easy to imagine: high school students and their families, about to take on thousands of dollars in loans and nervous about how the money will be spent, turn to a national database that details projected costs ...

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The Associated Press Looks At A Brown/Hasbro Collaboration On A Robotic Companion For Seniors

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The Associated Press describes it as "an interaction in which the human is needed" and researchers from Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) and Humanity-Centered Robotics Initative (HCRI) have some very important and very human interactivity in mind for their ...

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Alum Adventures: Andrew Ayer Keeps Certificate Authorities Honest With Certificate Transparency

by Andrew Ayer

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Andrew Ayer graduated from Brown in 2012 with an ScM and ScB in Computer Science. He focused his CS studies on systems and architecture, taking courses such as CS 168 and ...

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David Armanious And Jared Siskin Are Among CyberStart's Top Scorers Nationwide

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Over just the past few years, Brown CS students have traversed the country to win prizes at competitions such as HackMIT, CyberSEED, and LinkedIn's Intern Hackday. But for CyberStart, undergraduates David ...

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New Software From Rosen And Whitney Allows Virtual Reality Control Of Robots

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

Even as autonomous robots get better at doing things on their own, there will still be plenty of circumstances where humans might need to step in and take control. New software developed by Brown University computer scientists enables users to control robots remotely using virtual reality, which ...

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Piotyr Indyk Gives The 17th Annual Kanellakis Memorial Lecture

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The Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture, a seventeen-year tradition at Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), honors Paris Kanellakis, a distinguished computer scientist who was an esteemed and beloved member of the Brown CS community ...

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Rhode Island Robot Block Party Returns On April 7

The robots return! Rhode Island Robot Block Party will take place on Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 11 AM to 4 PM at Pizzitola Sports Center (235 Hope Street).

Rhode Island Robot Block Party, an expo founded by the Rhode Island Students of the Future in partnership with the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative and the ...

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