Monday she took questions on how she overcame hating math to being a CS professor at Columbia, a children’s book author, and a quantitative researcher at IEX. Her students got into the act also.
Henning Schulzrinne, former CTO of the FCC, answers questions about the likely repeal of the Open Internet Report and Order, and how it removes essentially all regulatory oversight from broadband Internet access.
Last Friday, with less than a week remaining before the FCC’s expected repeal of the Open Internet Rules, a panel … Continue reading Panel on net neutrality discussed upcoming repeal of net neutrality rules
Amir Baradaran, an art-based researcher in Steven Feiner’s Computer Graphics and User Interfaces Lab (CGUI), has been awarded two grants … Continue reading New media artist Amir Baradaran awarded two art grants to rethink storytelling and artistic authorship in an age of AR/AI
Modeled on the Aviation Safety Reporting System, such an agency would investigate major cyberattacks and “near misses,” publishing results so others could better understand—and avoid—the threats. Reporting would be voluntary, anonymous, and nonpunitive.
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AI talent is expensive, scarce, and hard to retain, making it tough for startups and small companies to compete with … Continue reading NYC company, with an assist from Columbia online teaching, is training AI talent in places few other companies think to look
Dingzeyu Li was one of eight PhD students selected to the Doctoral Symposium organized by the User Interface and Software … Continue reading Dingzeyu Li, lead author of best paper at UIST, selected to UIST Doctoral Symposium
Six SEAS students traveled this summer to Ghana to train university students to lead CS outreach that will impact hundreds of Ghanian students. The trip was organized by a nonprofit headed by Chelsey Roebuck (BS’10).
The timing isn’t great—mid-semester with early projects coming due and midterms beginning—but still they come; 37 from Columbia and Barnard … Continue reading 37 from Columbia and Barnard attend bigger-than-ever Grace Hopper Celebration
A former student of Kathy McKeown and now an MIT professor, Barzilay developed novel solutions for multi-document summarization along with new algorithms for identifying paraphrases. Her work was integrated as part of Columbia’s Newsblaster system.