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Category – Socially Responsible Computing

Students From HUGs Present Socially-Responsible AI Research At The exploreCSR Poster Session

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Thanks to an exploreCSR award from Google, Professors Amy Greenwald, Jeff Huang, Daniel Ritchie (lead organizer of the project), and James Tompkin of Brown CS have spent the past semester deploying a program for college students from HUGs in CS that exposed them to socially-responsible ways that AI can be used to realize creative visions. Working virtually, students from around the country became …

Malte Schwarzkopf Wins An NSF CAREER Award For Privacy-Compliant Web Services By Construction

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"Today's web services" says Professor Malte Schwarzkopf of Brown CS, "often store and process sensitive personal data without sufficient attention to data privacy. Privacy laws like the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and the proposed United States Consumer Data Privacy Act (CDPA) and Consumer Online Privacy …

An Alum-Led Nonprofit Donates Monitors To Providence Teachers And Honors Andy van Dam

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by Kevin Stacey (Senior Writer, Physical Sciences) Thanks to a nonprofit founded by a Brown graduate and alums affiliated with the University’s computer science department, more than 400 public school teachers in Providence will soon get a second computer monitor to help with remote instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation …

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 …