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Hack@Brown 3 Arrives: 450 Students, 65 Mentors, Noted Speakers, And A Closing Ceremony That's Open To All

by Michael Markell

Hack@Brown, with support from Brown CS, is holding their third annual hackathon this weekend, February 6-7! The event will bring in 450 students from 84 schools, travelling from as far as the UK, the Netherlands, Canada, and Mexico, as well as 65 industry mentors, many of which are Brown alums. Governor ...

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A New Brown CS Course Aims To Build The Next Generation Of CS Entrepreneurs

The number of new startups launched in the US each year is quickly increasing and many successful ones have been founded by recent CS graduates. Current and future students may be wondering how they too can succeed with a startup of their own. Brown CS has this in mind with csciStartup, a new course offered ...

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Jonathan Mace Receives A Facebook Graduate Fellowship

"When things go wrong in today’s systems," writes Brown CS PhD student Jonathan Mace, "it can be difficult to answer questions about causes of failures, uncover dependencies between components, or understand performance or resource usage." Very few things are going wrong for Jonathan at the moment, nor is his recent performance difficult to understand ...

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At Brown CS, we pride ourselves on the valuable work that our alums do and their interest in sharing their discoveries and insights with other members of our community. We're happy to hear from our alums Ardra Hren, Alex Kleiman, and Adam Leventhal, who are at Delphix, a company that helps provide "Data as ...

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The latest issue of Brown Alumni Monthly shares the story of Brown CS alum Scott Anderson, an Oscar winner, computer graphics animator, visual effects supervisor, special effects director, screenwriter, producer, and short film director. He has gone back and forth between lower-budget independent films and big-name studios and created the company Digital Sandbox to make ...

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TechCrunch Features Former Student Dylan Field's Design Collaboration Tool, Figma

Former Brown CS student Dylan Field is the co-founder of Figma, which he launched with alum Evan Wallace '12. It's a tool that he hopes will transform the way teams collaborate in designing user interfaces. Figma automatically saves projects to the cloud with every change, allowing groups to make comments, edit design features, and ...

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Brown CS Alum Jack Stankovic Receives University Of Virginia's Distinguished Scientist Award

Brown University’s Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) congratulates Jack Stankovic PhD '79, who has recently received the University of Virginia (UVA)'s Distinguished Scientist Award in recognition of his outstanding record of achievement and impact during his career at the university. Given annually by the Office of the Vice President for Research, the ...

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Multiple Brown CS Collaborators Win Two Best Paper Award Runner Up Honors At HCOMP 2015

The Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP), held this year in San Diego, is one of the most prominent conferences on the subject of human cooperation, computation, and crowdsourcing, and Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS)  made a strong showing this year. Two different groups of students and faculty have been ...

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BDH Reports On The Launch Of The Brown CS UTA Endowment Fundraising Campaign

Today's edition of the Brown Daily Herald contains a feature by Hattie Xu on the launch of the fundraising campaign for the Brown CS Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Endowment, featuring comments from Associate Professor (Research), Vice Chair, and Director of Undergraduate Studies Tom Doeppner, several undergraduate teaching assistants, and three alums. The entire article is ...

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Crain's reports today that Brown CS alum Michael Horn '97 has just won a $400,000 National Science Foundation grant for a project that uses songs, games, and storybooks to bring computer science education into environments where children are likely not expecting to learn programming, such as museums and homes.

"We discovered," he says ...