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Articles by Jesse Polhemus

Learnable.ai, Cofounded By Brown CS Alum Guan Wang, Is Named A World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer

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Learnable.ai, co-founded by Brown CS alum Guan "Royal" Wang, is a human-centered artificial intelligence (AI) company. Originating from the Harvard Innovation Lab, it provides fully-automated grading AI for K-12 subjects, application programming interfaces for optical character recognition, AI-driven financial products, and other personalized services. Last month, it was named a Technology Pioneer by the …

Milda Zizyte Joins Brown CS As Lecturer

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Milda Zizyte has just joined Brown CS as our newest lecturer. She’s the latest hire in the multi-year CS With Impact campaign, the most significant expansion in Brown CS history. Asked about her heroes in life, she says, “It’s kind of a cliché but also not – I’m inspired by …

Students From HUGs Present Socially-Responsible AI Research At The exploreCSR Poster Session

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Thanks to an exploreCSR award from Google, Professors Amy Greenwald, Jeff Huang, Daniel Ritchie (lead organizer of the project), and James Tompkin of Brown CS have spent the past semester deploying a program for college students from HUGs in CS that exposed them to socially-responsible ways that AI can be used to realize creative visions. Working virtually, students from around the country became …

Eli Upfal And Collaborators Receive ACM's Paris Kanellakis Theory And Practice Award

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This week, Professor Eli Upfal of Brown CS and his collaborators received one of theoretical computer science's  highest honors, an award that also pays tribute to Eli's predecessor at Brown University. Together with Yossi Azar (Tel Aviv University), Andrei Broder (Google Research), Anna Karlin (University of Washington), and Michael Mitzenmacher (Harvard University), Upfal has won the Association …

Look Where Our 2021 Graduates Are Headed!

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At this spring's Commencement ceremony, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brown CS presented undergraduate diplomas to 295 students. 18.9% of all Brown graduates earned CS degrees this year, up from 17.0% last year. Here are just a few of the places where our newest alums will be working:Ab InitioADPAmazonAmazon RoboticsAmgenAppleAsanaBank of AmericaBlizzard …

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