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Brown CS Alums Reclaim Techno-Optimism With Reboot

Click the link that follows for more news about Jessica Dai, the Brown CS Socially Responsible Computing program, or other recent accomplishments by our alums.

by Jessica Dai

I caught the CS bug much like many others at Brown: through the games and brightly-colored pixels of the 15-16 sequence. I was enthralled by knowing there ...

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

Click the links that follow for more news about diversity and inclusion at Brown CS, exploreCSRour Socially Responsible Computing programAmy GreenwaldJeff HuangDaniel RitchieJames Tompkin, or other recent accomplishments by our students and faculty.

Thanks to an exploreCSR award from Google, Professors Amy GreenwaldJeff HuangDaniel Ritchie (lead organizer of ...

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Scientific Computing Technology Should Help All, Kamara Tells Congress

Click the link that follows for more news about Seny Kamara, our Socially Responsible Computing program, and other recent accomplishments by our faculty.

by Kevin Stacey (Senior Writer, Physical Sciences)

Later this year, the U.S. is expected to switch on the nation’s first exascale supercomputers, which will be capable of performing one quintillion ...

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A Close Look At Embedding Socially Responsible Computing Content: CS 19

Click the links that follow for more news about Shriram Krishnamurthi and the Socially Responsible Computing program.

For decades, Brown CS has been examining the computer scientist’s impact in a world of constant technological acceleration. The Socially Responsible Computing program, which puts societal and ethical issues at the heart of the department’s undergraduate ...

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Kamara, Moataz, Park, And Qin Explore Possibilities For An Ultra-Secure Gun Registry

Click the link that follows for more news about Seny Kamara, Tarik MoatazLucy Qin, and other recent accomplishments by our faculty and students.

by Kevin Stacey (Senior Writer, Physical Sciences)

Proposals to create a national gun registry have long been met with fierce opposition from gun rights advocates. While proponents say a registry would ...

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

Click the links that follow for more news about Malte Schwarzkopf, other Brown CS NSF CAREER Award winners, and other recent accomplishments by our faculty.

"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 ...

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

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 comes from Two ...

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Diverse Career Paths: Brown CS Alum Sharon Lo Ponders How Products Can Harm Society

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.

Click the links that follow for more news about Sharon LoSocially Responsible Computingrecent accomplishments by our alums, and their diverse career paths.

Microsoft constantly develops new technology ...

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Putting Socially Responsible Computing At The Heart Of Our Undergraduate Experience

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A little over a year ago, Brown CS launched the pilot version of the Socially Responsible Computing program, which puts societal and ethical issues at the heart of our undergraduate experience. For decades, we’ve been examining the computer scientist’s ...

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Brown CS Alum Mneera Abdullah Saud Is A 2021 Rhodes Scholar

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“I owe this opportunity to my professors, friends, and mentors: I’m incredibly grateful that I’ve had the privilege of learning from them while at Brown, and I know this would not have ...