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Archive – June 2012

Three Day Startup Successfully Launched at Brown

Undergrad Anne Kenyon founded Brown’s 3 Day Startup (3DS) weekend, which was held in early April with the support of the department, Google, 10Gen, and Teespring. The idea of 3 Day Startup is simple: start a technology company over the course of three days. Work space was available for an …

Maurice Herlihy Wins Second Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize

Maurice Herlihy, along with co-author Eliot Moss, was awarded the 2012 ACM-EATCS Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing. This Prize is awarded to outstanding papers on the principles of distributed computing, whose significance and impact on the theory or practice of distributed computing have been evident for at least …

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