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Ames Tribune: Segre Advisee & Baseball-Reference Founder Sean Forman

He’d spend his nights and weekends enshrouded with baseball statistics and working for various outlets, using stats to predict how well a baseball prospect might play the following year. "...

CS Major Aldair Matias Garcia on Esports at the University of Iowa

"Esports is all about the competitiveness of the game instead of the game itself. It’s the thrill of competing and climbing the ranks of the game you are playing.

Daily Iowan - New research on Reddit creates methods to cut off hateful rhetoric at source

"UI researchers Hussam Habib, Maaz Bin Musa, and Rishab Nithyanand, have collaborated with Fareed Zaffar of the Lahore University of Management Sciences to develop a proactive-moderation strategy."...

Rector: "ACM XRDS: Computing technologies to increase access to physical activity for people with visual impairments"

Understanding how to develop technologies that make exercise more accessible to people with visual impairments, particularly in the form of body-based movement and public spaces.

Nithyanand et al. @ Why Reddit Is Losing Its Battle with Online Hate

New [UIowa | LMU] research shows how the message board keeps giving bigotry a home.

Jones on "Outdated operating systems could affect Wisconsin elections"

That alarmed election security expert Doug Jones, a computer science professor at the University of Iowa who specializes in electronic voting security. He told WisPolitics.

Department welcomes two new faculty members

Peng Jiang is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the University of Iowa. He received his PhD from the Ohio State University.

The Gazette: Cedar Rapids native helps design cutting-edge Google advances

"Chikezie Ejiasi also launched effort to recruit more people of color. [...] For Chikezie Ejiasi, the path from Iowa to Google came with multiple twists and turns."...

CS-Faculty-Advised Students Sweep SSTP Awards Ceremony

The following High School students participating in CS summer research presented their work at the 2019 Secondary Student Training Program at the University of Iowa poster session:...