Topic: Technology

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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.

U. researchers create bat-inspired robot

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U. researchers create bat-inspired robot

February 27, 2017 0 comments

A building collapses and victims are stuck beneath rubble. A rescue team moves debris as quickly as possible but struggles to find people in the chaos.

Online voting proposal wins BrownThink

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Online voting proposal wins BrownThink

February 13, 2017 0 comments

Students and judges at the second annual BrownThink public policy competition analyzed proposals addressing cybersecurity issues Saturday and Sunday.

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Papendorp ’17: A laptop policy for everyone

September 30, 2016 0 comments

My sophomore year, I took BIOL 0530: “Principles of Immunology” in Friedman Auditorium.

New York Times showcases virtual reality technology

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New York Times showcases virtual reality technology

February 16, 2016 0 comments

Representatives from the New York Times Virtual Reality Team showcased their new immersive video technology at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

A student tests out a protoype developed during the third annual Hack@Brown event. The event aimed to foster innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Students, mentors gather for coding weekend

February 8, 2016 0 comments

Over 450 students from across the world filed into Sayles Hall Saturday, awaiting the opening ceremony of the third annual Hack@Brown.