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UPE Initiates 2014

May 29, 2014

Congratulations to the newest members of the JHU Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the Computer Science Honor Society: Charles Seidell, G. Chandler Furman, Benjamin Cohen, Jeremy Dolinko, Carlo Olcese, Benjamin Glickman, Tuvia Lerea, Maxwell Dickey, Disa Mhembere, and Tze-Yuan Cheng. The newly elected officers are:  President – Alex Schiffhauer, Vice President – Tuvia Lerea, Secretary […]

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JHUISI’s Joe Carrigan Talks to ABC2 News About Hacked Baby Monitors

May 29, 2014

Baby monitors are ubiquitous in homes with babies and small children. These devices allow parents to see what’s going on inside their children’s rooms when the parents aren’t physically there. Unfortunately, baby monitors also are allowing strangers to peer inside private homes. ABC2 News reported that arents Heather & Adam Schreck heard a man’s voice […]

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Musical Stairs: Robotics Students Transform Steps Into Giant Piano

April 22, 2014

Taking the stairs is good for heart health, doctors say. At Johns Hopkins University’s Hackerman Hall, it can also improve your mood. A flight of steps on the building’s north side was recently transformed into a giant piano of sorts that serenades—and sometimes surprises—with a burst of notes as people walk from the first floor […]

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