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Bristol Conference on Law and Terrorism: The Security vs. Privacy Debate
Theo Tryfonas from the departments Cryptography research group will be talking today at the conference "Law and Terrorism: The Security vs. Privacy Debate" being held in Bristol.
More POWER to Software Developers
"More POWER to Software Developers" is the focus of a main track talk at FOSDEM'14 given by Dr Kerstin Eder and Dr Jeremy Bennett, Embecosm.
A new first year unit on the undergraduate Computer Science degree course utilises concepts of teamwork and gamification to introduce key concepts in computer science.
New Book Answers the Question `What is Computer Science?'
A book just published answers the important question as to what exactly is Computer Science? The book, aimed at pre-University and first year undergraduates, takes a number of topics in security and shows their linkage to what computer science is.
Novel tangible interfaces to be developed to record memories of the elderly in Care Homes
'Tangible Memories: Community in Care’ aims to help improve the quality of life for residents in care homes by building a sense of community and shared experience through cooperative exploration of their life stories. Rather than put these stories in a book or on a website, the project will develop novel technologies to digitally attach stories to objects that are meaningful to users.
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Paper on side channel attacks on OpenSSL implementations of the curve used in Bitcoin attracts media attention
Students from the Department of Computer Science collaborate with the BCS and @Bristol to produce Digimakers - a series of community technology events aimed at children (6-17), parents and teachers. From programming software to hacking hardware, Digimakers show the public ways to have fun with technology and aim to inspire the next generation of technical innovators and engineers.
Bristol contributed to ENISA Report on Data Retention
A new ENISA report on data retention has been published with contributions from Bristol academic Prof. Nigel Smart.
Second Year Group Project Kicks off
We have a record number of clients this year working with our second year Computer Science Students to develop a software product for them. Bristol City Council Museums, Galleries and Archives, @Bristol Science Learning Centre, Knowle West Media Centre are just a few of the companies and centres posing software development projects for this year's students to work on.
Tata Consultancy Services Tech Challenge
Tata Consultancy Services - a global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization - is launching a brand new programme at the University of Bristol, the TCS Tech Challenge which challenges you to use the power of technology to solve real-life issues faced by local charities.