“Our devices really store everything about us on them: who our contacts are, our locations and enough information to identify us because each device has a unique identifier number built into it,” said computer science professor David Choffnes, who led the study, which also developed a system to detect and fix data leaks.
When breaking into the competitive tech industry, you can’t be afraid to dive in head first. That’s what motivated Jenny Wu, a Computer Science ALIGN graduate student, to attend the Facebook Seattle: Student Hackathon on October 16.
Joseph E. Aoun, Northeastern’s president, is fond of telling stories of the cross-cultural friendships formed on his campus (the Turkish and Armenian students living harmoniously as roommates, for instance), but he is quick to emphasize that “our goal is not to get more international students. Our goal is to globalize the university.”