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CS Alum Releases Video Game

April 10, 2015

Arthur Danskin, CS ’09, has released Reassembly on Steam, a game in which players build spaceships from basic geometric shapes in a manner reminiscent of “LEGO bricks,” then fly them around to explore, gather resources, and conquer new sectors of the galaxy from other factions. Various factions receive different components from which to build, so […]

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CS Undergrads Selected KPCB Fellows

March 20, 2015

Congratulations to Adam Poliak and Elana Stroud, two undergrad CS students, who have been selected for one of the premier fellowships in technology: the KPCB Fellows Program ( They are part of the < 3% of applicants selected for the program and featured on the ‘meet the fellows’ webpage.

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Researchers look to Twitter to better understand vaccine refusal

February 24, 2015

A Johns Hopkins computer scientist is part of a team of researchers that has developed a new way to understand vaccine refusal by studying an unlikely resource: Twitter. The researchers will combine Twitter analyses with traditional survey techniques to study why people refuse vaccines and how these reasons vary among communities. The focus on vaccination […]

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