Harper Reed ’01, former Chief Technology Office for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, co-wrote a piece for the New York Times about why the government’s healthcare exchange site is an example of bad government coding.
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Kevin Johnson ’13 is set to begin an intensive one-year master’s program in computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. He was particularly drawn by the programs’s emphasis on leadership development.
Harper Reed ’01 spent most of the past two years as chief technology officer for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. Reed’s team of 40 engineers included two other Cornellians, Derek Brooks ’03 and Ian Dees ’06.
Summer research at the Space Telescope Science Institute helped Sean McKenna land a graduate position at the University of Utah’s Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute.
Ross Sowell, instructor of computer science, will speak this Feb 23rd on “Modeling Anatomical Surfaces from Medical Image Data Using Nonparallel Contours.”
Leon Tabak, professor of computer science, will discuss “Literate Programming.” Computer scientists write for two audiences. They write for machines and so must write instructions in a form that a machine can interpret. And they also write for human beings
Chicago alum Harper Reed ’01 is serving as chief technology officer of the Obama 2012 campaign.
The Cornell College Computing Club will use a weather balloon with upwards of 100 ft^3 of helium to lift a digital camera to an altitude of 100,000 feet to take pictures of campus and the curvature of the earth. Come watch the launch on May 10th!
Luke Korth, a junior, was mentioned on the PC World website for his Facebook application, “Where are my friends?”
When The Meredith Corporation created a new technical position in their human resources department, they made a call to former intern Brian McMillin ’06. McMillin now works for the company remotely from South Dakota where his wife attends graduate school, and the couple plans to move to Des Moines when she graduates.