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Another Successful HopHacks event

February 11, 2015

The CS HopHacks team hosted another amazing hackathon event over the weekend of February 6-8, 2015. Over 150 students from JHU and other universities came to the Homewood campus for the entire weekend, resulting in over 30 projects and numerous awards. The event set a new highs. Ten sponsors brought a total of 35 mentors to […]

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Analysis of Twitter posts could provide fresh insight into mental illness trends

December 9, 2014

Johns Hopkins computers scientists, who have already used Twitter posts to track flu cases, say their techniques also show promise as a tool to gather important information about some common mental illnesses. By reviewing tweets from users who publicly mentioned their diagnosis and by looking for language cues linked to certain disorders, the researchers say, […]

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