Starting today, Stanford will notify owners of “newly created or modified” public files if the University has found sensitive information within their documents.
With 703 undergraduates as of fall 2017, the computer science department has the greatest number of students of any department at Stanford. With increasing size, however, comes new challenges, such as providing support in introductory and upper-level classes and fostering relationships with professors.
Student activist group the Stanford Solidarity Network (SSN) has released a petition calling on Google to pledge not to pursue any future contracts with the military, adding that until such a commitment is made, signatories will not pursue internships with the tech giant.
Computer science researcher and lecturer Chris Piech ’10 M.A. ’11 Ph.D. ’16, who currently teaches the introductory computer science course CS 106A: Programming Methodologies, has implemented a new assignment submission system in a personal research project to better understand students’ learning processes.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) presented its annual Turing Award to former Stanford President John Hennessy in honor of his work designing efficient computer architectures that advanced the microprocessing industry.
In CS 107E: “Computer Systems from the Ground Up,” students receive a small single-board computer on the first day of class and build their own hardware-software system by the end of the quarter.
Every Stanford student is given a computer account which allows them to store and manipulate files using Stanford’s computers. After inspecting this system, known as AFS, I suspected it might be possible for anyone with an account to do two things: 1. Rapidly harvest the Stanford email address of every single student (and many alumni),…