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Universal Memory on the Horizon?

Researchers in the UK describe a new type of memory that achieves stable storage with extremely low energy use.

June 27th, 2019 · Tags: Articles

Inside the Network of the World’s Largest Data Centers (How Cloud Computing Networks Really Work)

David Maltz, who leads Azure’s Physical Network team, will be giving a talk next Thursday (11/15) at 12:00 pm about how cloud computing networks really work. Come have lunch and listen to his interesting talk. You can also meet with him from 4:30-5:30 pm  on the same day and ask him about hiring opportunities.

At the heart of a computing cloud [ >> more ]

November 9th, 2018 · Tags: Events, Internships, Jobs, Talk

CS Professor Ileana Streinu Featured on Smith Profcast
In September, Ileana Streinu, the Charles N. Clark Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, began a yearlong research endeavor sponsored by a fellowship from Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She is one of 53 scholars from 11 countries chosen to receive the prestigious 2018–-19 fellowship in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences. [ >> more ]

November 5th, 2018 · Tags: Articles, Honors

Hands-On Blockchain Workshop

Smithies in CS is hosting an awesome workshop this Friday 11/9, with Smith alumni Shane ’98. Currently working at Oracle, Shane kindly offered this opportunity to come back to Smith and lead a hands-on workshop that deploys a blockchain network on Oracle’s cloud. 
We really hope that this event can have a great turnout! I also believe that this is a [ >> more ]

November 5th, 2018 · Tags: Education, Events, Jobs, Student Activities, Talk, Training Program

Talk: Exploiting Shared Structures in GPS Trajectory Data under Uncertainty

The CS Department and Liaisons have organized a Lunch Talk Event with alum Yang Li ’11 on Monday, November 12, from 12-1 pm in Ford 241. Please show up to learn more about her work and her life after Smith. The flyer is attached with this email as well.
About Yang Li:
Yang Li is a Postdoc fellow at Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (China).  She [ >> more ]

October 31st, 2018 · Tags: Events, Talk

Game and Chill: CS Study Break

If you’re also looking for a night to just chill, CS Department, Smithies in CS, and The Gaming Lab will be hosting Game and Chill: CS Study Break! We will have board games, Mario Kart, and tons of cool PS4 games! This study break will be Friday, Nov 2nd at 7pm in Ford Atrium.

October 30th, 2018 · Tags: Events, Student Activities

Otelia Cromwell Day event

You Jeen Ha will be presenting an interesting question on computer science and ethics, called Responsible Innovation: Computer & AI Ethics. How does our code impact our community? How will AI impact our world? if you are interested in combining research and philosophy of computer science, then this talk may be just for you! 
This talk will take place on Thursday, Nov 1st at 3pm in CC 204. 

October 30th, 2018 · Tags: Events, Talk

Blockchain/Coinbase event

Smithies in CS will be hosting an event with Coinbase, a digital currency exchange based in san Fransisco, next Wednesday, September 19th 4:30 – 6:30pm in CC204. We will be learning about blockchain and cryptocurrency. And there will be an information session after the workshop with a Coinbaserecruiter about its recruiting process and open positions.
We think that this is a great opportunities for students interested in CS. Please come join us if you are interested!

September 13th, 2018 · Tags: Talk, Workshop

1-year position at Google in their Experience Studio

The Experience Studio team at Google is seeking an Experience Engineer to join our team. This is a temporary, year-long role with the possibility of extension.  Our strong preference would be for this individual to work with us locally in the Bay Area but we are open to other locations for the right candidate.

Please see [ >> more ]

June 14th, 2018 · Tags: Jobs

Job opportunity at startup company

Good afternoon,
Hope all is well! My name is Nick Pagliarulo and I’m the CEO of a start-up company Let’s Pick!
We are looking to bring in a junior mobile app developer onto our team and thought your students may have interest in this opportunity.
Attached is our job description and how/where to apply.
Let me know if you need anything else or have any questions. Thanks!
Nick Pagliarulo
Chief Executive Officer
Let’s Pick!

June 7th, 2018 · Tags: Jobs