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Topic: apps

Brown researchers show efficacy of Unwinding Anxiety app among medical professionals

News, Science & Research

Brown researchers show efficacy of Unwinding Anxiety app among medical professionals

April 16, 2020 0 comments

As physicians face new challenges fighting the COVID-19 pandemic on the frontlines, a new study out of Brown’s Mindfulness Center suggests an app could help physicians manage anxiety in the future.

The world at our fingertips: A decade of smartphones on campus

Arts & Culture

The world at our fingertips: A decade of smartphones on campus

December 6, 2019 1 comment

To get a ride downtown, you call the taxi dispatcher. To find a date, you sit at a bar. To share the details of your weekend, you call a friend. In 2007, this was life on a college campus.

Tiverton and Lincoln are the only cities in Rhode Island that voted to legalize sports betting, but the newly launched app allows people to bet on sports across the state once they have signed up in person.

Metro, News

Rhode Island mobile sports betting app launches, faces legal questions

September 19, 2019 0 comments

Rhode Island residents and visitors can now place bets on sporting events from the comfort of their own homes, thanks to a new mobile application launched Sept. 4 by the Rhode Island Lottery.

Food app Snackpass expands to Providence

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Food app Snackpass expands to Providence

February 15, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The food pickup app “Snackpass” arrived in Providence Jan. 24 with the goal to help locals order food electronically from Thayer Street restaurants such as East Side Pockets, Vivi Bubble Tea and Pokeworks.

Will Murphy ’17 and Yale student Derek Lo co-founded Py, an educational mobile app that offers courses on various coding languages, as well as subjects in the sciences and humanities. The app is geared to retain learners through its game-like platform and has received raving reviews so far.

University News

Murphy ’17 co-develops new app to teach programming

October 18, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Massive Open Online Courses, frequently called MOOCs, overwhelmingly fail to retain the vast majority of people who enroll in them, said Will Murphy ’17.

University News

Eat@Brown app lists dining hall menus, builds on Hack@Brown project

April 13, 2016 Comments are Disabled

A team of first-years has launched an app called Eat@Brown that allows students to check the menus at campus eateries from their phones.