From research to startups, read about what members of the Dal computer science community are doing in the world.
Dalhousie alumni across Canada and around the world inspired us time and again, despite the ongoing challenges of COVID-19. We look back at some highlights we were proud to showcase this past year, as we look ahead with anticipation to stories we’ll share in 2022.
Launched in Sept. 2020, this vibrant online community invites alumni, donors and friends of Dal to provide monthly feedback on a variety of topics, initiatives and Dal programs. Find out what Natalie Borden (BScPh’94) says about participating and how you can become part of Dal Insight Circle.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden earned international infamy when he leaked secret documents that revealed the extent of global surveillance culture. Last week, speaking via livestream to a packed house as part of Dal Alumni Days, Snowden discussed the rise of the surveillance state — and what a “digital arms race” means for our future.
Jason Hopper (BSc’14) and his team at Hyperion Gray submitted a tool to help predict cyberattacks to a US national intelligence initiative. The software research scientist manages the data centre for Omnisense from his Nova Scotia basement.
A shift in public discourse around equality, diversity and safety inspired Sage Franch (BCS ’16) to begin her journey from Tech Evangelist at Microsoft to start-up founder. “I was inspired when movements such as #MeToo and Black Lives Matter were in the spotlight to really think about how workplaces are in a period of change,” says Franch. It […]