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BYU Students Tackle Big Data

BYU Students Tackle Big Data

Computer science and statistics students sat huddled together, heads close together, animatedly debating which company they wanted to work for. BYU’s big-data capstone course partners students with real-world clients and provides them with hands-on work experience...
Student Developed App is an Instagram Game Changer

Student Developed App is an Instagram Game Changer

Millennials might need to put down their avocado toast for this news: BYU computer science student Candice Lusk has developed the perfect solution for 20-somethings posing for Instagram photos as they courageously backpack through Tibet and Thailand. “The real idea...
Movie Magic: Oscar Nominee Seeks to Pay it Forward

Movie Magic: Oscar Nominee Seeks to Pay it Forward

He is a Transformer with Hulk-size success. Oscar nominee Jason Smith says his BYU education set the course that has led to his achievements in the movie industry. Smith is a visual effects supervisor at ILM (Industrial Light & Magic), a motion picture special...
Researchers Use Wikipedia to Give AI Context Clues

Researchers Use Wikipedia to Give AI Context Clues

Walk into a room, see a chair, and your brain will tell you that you can sit in it, tip it over or lift it up, but you wouldn’t even consider drinking it, promoting it or unlocking it. As humans, explains BYU computer science professor David Wingate, we know...