Miriam Haart ’22 is the 19-year-old co-teacher of CS11: How to Make VR, a class on designing virtual reality applications using the Unity game engine, a platform for developing applications.
In CS 274: “Representations and Algorithms for Computational Molecular Biology,” bioengineering professor
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.
Former room host (RoHo) Sabrina Medler ’20 and her then-prospective freshman (ProFro) Emma Paddon ’21 “hit it off immediately,” according to Medler, after Paddon spent a couple of nights in Medler’s Arroyo House room during Admit Weekend last year.
TreeHacks, Stanford’s first large-scale collegiate hackathon, will take place from Feb. 20 to 22. The 36-hour event will bring together creators from across North America to “hack” together – collaborative work on technical projects that range from a web or mobile application to a piece of hardware.
Set in the not-too-distant city of Palo Alto, Calif., the HBO comedy “Silicon Valley,” which premiered April 6, follows the lives of Richard Hendrix (Thomas Middleditch) and his cynical band of programmers as they traverse the tech-infested waters of Silicon Valley. Even in the mecca of apps, software and websites, a geek is neither safe nor understood. In creator Mike Judge’s eyes, Silicon Valley is a cutthroat world – if you can’t code or can’t think of the “next big thing,” you’re out.
The MobiSocial Computing Lab, an industrial affiliate program in the School of Engineering, recently began accepting entries for its first-ever design competition for middle and high school students interested in developing mobile phone applications.