Topic: Technology

$6.3 million DARPA grant boosts spinal repair research

News, Science & Research

$6.3 million DARPA grant boosts spinal repair research

October 11, 2019 0 comments

A $6.3 million research grant from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will allow University researchers to develop an implantable spinal device to help repair neural connections in the spine.

Khurana ’18.5: Reconfiguring abortion rights in the era of technology

Op-eds, Opinions

Khurana ’18.5: Reconfiguring abortion rights in the era of technology

April 11, 2019 2 comments

I recently had the pleasure of attending “A Conversation with Leana Wen, M.D.” at the Alpert Medical School. Dr. Wen is the incredibly accomplished president of Planned Parenthood.

R.I. Virtual Reality offers networking opportunities, updates on industry

Arts & Culture

R.I. Virtual Reality offers networking opportunities, updates on industry

January 31, 2019 0 comments

Rhode Island Virtual Reality hosted its monthly meet-up last Thursday at AS220 for virtual reality enthusiasts to hear from speakers in the business.

Vilsan ’19: The simple pleasures

Columns, Opinions

Vilsan ’19: The simple pleasures

October 1, 2018 0 comments

He is nine years old, 10 at most. His feet dangle above the ground. His tiny arms rest uncomfortably on the dinner table. He is holding in his miniature hands the newest iPhone, swiping and scrolling as though it were second nature. Conversation swells around him, but he is unaware.

Columns, Opinions

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.

Columns, Opinions

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.

News, Science & Research

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

News, University News

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

Columns

Friedman ’19: Tech has a gender problem

November 30, 2017 1 comment

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

Columns, Opinions

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.