September 28th, 2014
Oberlin students did a fantastic job at the Muskingum University programming contest this past weekend. Two of our teams (“Lavascript” and “Public Static Void Pain”) took first and second place, and all our teams solved multiple problems, despite this being the first contest for most.
Our competitors were Laura Watiker, Paul Buser, Sam Rossin, Alex Cotsarelis, Eren Guendelsberger, Chris Egerton, Will Banfield, Alex Peterson, Max Grusky, Amanda Strominger, Devon Wells, and Tim Hennigan.
Great work everyone!
August 29th, 2014
Welcome Back CSCI/Math Majors – Ice Cream Social
Wed, September 3 , 2014 4:30
Rainsite: King Bldg 2nd Floor Commons
April 17th, 2014
Become a Warrior
Join the CSMC this Saturday, April 19 for a Bravest Warriors marathon in the downstairs lab starting at 7pm.
Popcorn will be provided!!!
Everyone should come, majors and non-majors alike.
April 9th, 2014
Join us on Friday, April 9 for a 12-1pm talk by Beenish Chaudhry entitled: “Putting Healthcare in Your Hands” in King 235.
Abstract: Our healthcare system is undergoing a seismic shift that is breaking the old information asymmetry – where doctors had all the information and patients had very little – now technology is being used to collect data to give patients an easy way to access key facts and gain knowledge for decisions about health. While we know how to target this information for the affluent and their lifestyles, what are we doing for those with low socioeconomic background? In this talk, you will learn about technology design challenges and solutions for this population, and what needs to be done in the future.
April 8th, 2014
Have burning issues getting your laptop set up to work on your fun CSCI assignments?
I think they took overclocking too far!
Want some help getting Python/Java installed? Some hands-on assistance on how to transfer files back and forth?
The CSMC is hosting a drop-in session to help students get it all figured out!
- Date: Wednesday, April 7
- Time: 7:30-9:00pm
- Where: King 201 (Upstairs CS lab)
There will be people there to help setup Windows, Mac, and Linux laptops. Hope to see you there!
February 25th, 2014
Get your CS T-Shirt design in by March 15!!!!
February 22nd, 2014
Five teams of Oberlin students competed at the Denison Programming Contest this past weekend. All of them placed in the top half of the 18 teams competing.
The final rankings and problems are here: http://personal.denison.edu/~lalla/DSPC/results14.html
Our teams were:
- Amanda Strominger, Scott Hulver, Nathan Klein (1st)
- Peter Fogg, Sayer Rippey, Oren Shoham (2nd)
- Meg Davis, Kira Goldner, Devon Wells (4th)
- Eli Rose, Gabe Richman, Clay Hudgens (8th)
- Mischa Lewis-Norell, Chris Egerton, Robin Wong (9th)
Congratulations to all of them!
February 11th, 2014
Join professors Kate Jones-Smith (physics & astronomy), Chelsea Martinez (chemistry), Cynthia Taylor (computer science), and Leslie Kwakye (neuroscience) for a panel discussion on their careers in the sciences.
We invite scientists and non-scientists alike to attend and participate in what we hope will be an interesting, informative, and fun event.
When: Tuesday, February 11 at 4:45pm to 6:00pm
Where: Norman C. Craig Lecture Hall, Science Center
The session is part of the Roots & STEM events series exploring the human makeup of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
January 29th, 2014
Mark Allman, International Computer Science Institute will give a talk. The Domain Name System (DNS) is a crucial piece of the Internet’s fabric, charged with mapping human-friendly names into network addresses. This talk highlights several recent projects that aim to explore and understand how the modern DNS ecosystem has organically developed. We will first tackle the complexity of the system and then illustrate how that complexity causes potential security vulnerabilities. Finally, we will briefly sketch several possible mitigations to these security issues– which is the subject of ongoing work.
FEB. 11, 12:20 p.m. King 239 Refreshments will be served.