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Locking Down the Grid

December 13, 2018

In 2015 and 2016, hackers caused massive power outages in Ukraine during one of the coldest times of the year. The December 2015 attack, which left 225,000 Ukrainians without electricity for the better part of a day, was the first known instance of a successful cyberattack on a nation’s power grid. Ukrainian officials blamed the […]

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Removing Bias in Artificial Intelligence

December 13, 2018

Last spring, doctoral candidate Ryan Cotterell was named Johns Hopkins’ first Facebook Fellow —one of just 13 chosen from more than 800 international applicants. The prestigious award supports promising PhD students who are engaged “in innovative and relevant research” in computer science and  engineering by providing significant funding for tuition, $5,000 for travel, and a […]

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