Alex Calderwood, Shreya Vaidyanathan, and Erin Riglin reviewed 2,700+ Twitter accounts in a story that was published in Wired. The three are grad students under the CS and Columbia Journalism School’s dual degree program.
The ACL organizing committee announced that Winn and the team won one of two short paper awards given at this year’s conference.
Seven years ago, Yin Qi founded a company called Megvii with two college friends in Beijing. Now people from over 220 countries and regions use Megvii’s face-recognition platform, Face++. The company has more than 1,500 … Continue reading CS alum Yin Qi part of MIT’s 35 Innovators under 35 for face recognition platform
The Jonathan Gross Prize honors students who graduate at the top of their class with a track record of promising … Continue reading Top CS graduates awarded Jonathan Gross Prize
With millions of AI professionals needed, we need to reach beyond elite schools, says Sameer Maskey (PhD’08, advisor Julia Hirschberg), writing in Forbes. His company Fusemachines trains AI engineers in Nepal and other developing countries.
“How wonderful would it be if the growth of scientific and technological innovation would come along with more equality and … Continue reading Not the usual hackathon: Five Columbia students travel to Rome for the Vatican’s VHacks competition
Maynard Marshall Ball has been selected to receive a two-year IBM PhD Fellowship for the 2018-19 and 2019-2020 academic years. … Continue reading Maynard Marshall Ball awarded IBM PhD Fellowship
Unequal parts hackathon and learnathon—the emphasis is solidly on learning—the annual DevFest took place last month with 1300 participants attending. … Continue reading DevFest draws 1300 beginner, intermediate, and experienced coders
Three Columbia computer science graduate students have qualified to compete in the 2018 world finals of the Association for Computing … Continue reading Columbia team to compete in ACM-ICPC World Finals in Beijing
“Finding High-Quality Content in Social Media” was originally presented at the 2008 ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM). Agichtein (PhD ’05, advisor: Luis Gravano) is now Associate Professor at Emory University.