Engineer explains how to avoid digital tracking

People of all ages filtered into Kane Hall on Wednesday night to hear about tracking in the digital age.  The engineering department held a seminar with speaker Franziska Roesner, who discussed the length of which tracking pervades people’s devices. Roesner’s work centers on the concept of user-driven access control (UAC), which takes the control outContinue reading “Engineer explains how to avoid digital tracking”

CSE applicants at all-time high

More freshmen than ever are choosing Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) as their first-choice major, according to a UW press release.  The number of incoming freshmen choosing CSE as their intended major increased by approximately 900 people this year, with 3,679 applicants total. Of those applicants, 2,264 were admitted to the UW for the 2015-16Continue reading “CSE applicants at all-time high”

UW CSE program pioneers the way for more women in computing

Due to its efforts to confront gender dichotomies in computing, the UW’s Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) program received an Excellence in Promoting Women in Undergraduate Computing Award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology last week. “There’s a set of stereotypes that make the field unattractive,” said Ed Lazowska, the Bill &Continue reading “UW CSE program pioneers the way for more women in computing”