Read about what your fellow Computer Science alumni are doing in the world.
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 […]
Ozge Yeloglu (MCSc’07) co-founded and led Halifax-based startup topLog before moving to Toronto to pursue a data scientist position on Microsoft’s artificial intelligence team. She shares insights on the lessons she has learned at Microsoft and how they apply to startups.
Alumni Oluronke Taiwo (BSW’06, MSW’08), Ghada Gabr (MHI’04), Chinweotito Atansi (BEng’14), Faten Alshazly (BSc(CS)’99) and Ashwin Kutty (BSc(CS)’99), as well as Dal professor David Divine, are honoured on myHalifaxExperience magazine’s list of Top 25 Immigrants in the Maritimes.