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Seny Kamara Provides Data Security Testimony To Congress

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Last week, Professor Seny Kamara of Brown CS testified at a Congressional hearing ("Banking on Your Data: The Role of Big Data in Financial Services"), explaining that cryptography solutions to improve consumer financial health can ...

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BAM Asks Two Alums About A Startup Dedicated To Ethical CS

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"Our hope," says Brown CS alum Adi Melamed, "is to spark a national conversation and create a national community dedicated to thinking critically about technology’s impact on society and inspiring students to ...

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Brown CS Makes Responsible Computer Science An Integral Part Of Its Undergraduate Program

Computer science that benefits humanity, science that’s grounded in an awareness of its societal impact, has long been a Brown CS hallmark. Today, more than forty years after the founding of the department, global concern about the ethical and societal issues surrounding computing is greater than ever. This semester brings a new departmental initiative ...

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Seny Kamara And Collaborators Win A Grant For Responsible CS Education

by Ajula Van Ness-Otunnu

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On April 30, 2019, Brown CS Professor Seny Kamara was announced as a winner of The Responsible Computer Science Challenge from Omidyar Network, Mozilla, Schmidt Futures, and Craig Newmark Philanthropies. Seny worked in collaboration with colleagues Suresh Venkatasubramanian (University of ...

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Tech For Social Good Spotlight: Ruby Goldberg '17

by Lena Cohen

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Tech For Social Good Alum Spotlights is a series focused on recent Brown Computer Science graduates working at the intersection of computer science and social good ...

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Computer Science For Societal Good

Since the earliest days of Brown, our students have been eager to combine the pursuit of societal change with rigorous academic study, then use what they’ve learned to benefit humankind at large. In today’s world, where computation has become ubiquitous, this obligation takes on new importance. Users of social media, owners of Internet-enabled ...

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A Team Led By Brown CS Master's Alum Prabhat Breaks The Exaflop Barrier And Wins ACM's Gordon Bell Prize

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"The CS community has talked about Exascale computing for a decade," says Brown CS Master's alum Prabhat, who recently received the ACM Gordon Bell Prize with colleagues from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and NVIDIA, "and I'm thrilled that ...

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Distinguished Lecture: Jennifer Rexford Analyzes Successful Collaboration In Computer Networking Interdisciplinary Work

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Professor Jennifer Rexford of Princeton University visited the CIT last week to address Brown CS and deliver the thirty-sixth lecture ("Hitting the Nail on the Head: Interdisciplinary Research in Computer Networking") in the Distinguished Lecture Series. Expanding on the metaphor ...

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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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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 ...