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Archive for September, 2013

Kimberly Blessing ’97 Selected For CERN’s Hack Days to Create Early Web-Browsing Experience

Posted September 26, 2013

Kimberly Blessing ’97 was selected to take part in The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)’s Line-Mode Browser Hack Days, where she aided in creating an interface that helps people understand what the early web-browsing experience was like. To attend Hack Days, Blessing travelled to CERN, the birthplace of the web, located in Switzerland. According […]

Leslie Kandell ’58 Pens Cover Story for Inside Southern Berkshire

Posted September 19, 2013
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Leslie Kandell ’58 has written an article for the September issue of Inside Southern Berkshire magazine about how—after more than 40 years of swimming safely in the confines of the roped off area of Laurel Lake—she finally took the plunge and attempted to make it to the waterhole’s other side. From the article: I looked […]

App Developer Marwa Muhammad ’09 Featured on TechCrunch

Posted September 12, 2013

Trance, a mobile app designed to allow dancers to share one-minute performance videos with a dance-centric audience, garnered positive buzz at the TechCrunch Disrupt Hacakathon earlier this month. One of its creators, Marwa Muhammad ’09, was interviewed by TechCrunch, the technology website and host of the hackathon. Along with the interview, the TechCrunch post also […]