Topic: Technology

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Miller ’19: I, not a robot, wrote this article

February 27, 2018 0 comments

Computer science has impacted almost every aspect of our world, linking individual minds in a searchable format.

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Foster ’19: Against hackathons

February 27, 2018 0 comments

Hackathons seem to be the hot new thing. A portmanteau of “hack” and “marathon,” hackathons began around the turn of the millennium when programmers gathered to solve problems related to sending data over a computer network. 

Terahertz data links, which researchers tested on the University’s campus, could increase rate of data transfer. The innovation could significantly increase the speed of wireless networks.

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Terahertz could be future of wireless communication, researchers say

February 13, 2018 0 comments

The frequency range found between microwave and infrared radiation could be a key player in the next generation of wireless communication.

University, edX partnership expands with new course offering

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University, edX partnership expands with new course offering

January 31, 2018 0 comments

Students across the world began traveling through mythical literary realms to explore various facets of humanity Tuesday, assisted in their quest by virtual guide Leila and a computer generated likeness of James Egan, professor of English.

Friedman ’19: Tech has a gender problem

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Friedman ’19: Tech has a gender problem

November 30, 2017 0 comments

Like many other Brown students on the hunt for a summer internship, I am captivated by the tech industry.

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Vilsan ’19: How tech undermines our education

October 12, 2017 0 comments

It’s no secret that, in this current age of rapid technological progress, the attention spans of young people are taking a hit.

The YURT is surrounded by mirrors, which reflect projections onto the screens that surround the person inside. The projections conjured could be the surface of the moon, footprints of a dinosaur of molecular structure.

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Virtual reality systems facilitate research, education

October 12, 2017 0 comments

University researchers can now walk on the surface of the moon, analyze the footprints of a dinosaur and study molecular structure.

U. removes ethernet cables from residence hall dorms

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U. removes ethernet cables from residence hall dorms

September 24, 2017 0 comments

Computing and Information Services removed all Ethernet cable ports from residence halls this year, meaning they will all be Wi-Fi-only.

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Richardson ’20: Connect, don’t neglect

April 20, 2017 0 comments

Almost all young people, especially college students, have a form of technology on their person at all times.

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Smith GS: Turning down the cacophony

April 4, 2017 0 comments

Today’s media landscape looks nothing like the single reliable daily newspaper our parents and grandparents could count on for all their information.