New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Already the subject of much controversy regarding its relationship with the Harlem community, Columbia’s Manhattanville campus is once again facing scrutiny, this time from New York City’s Carpenters Union for working with a non-union contractors
A completely understandable snafu in trying to manage the logistics of sending hundreds of students around the world some plastic tubes? Or a coverup?
Who can spout heartfelt advice, list types of cheese, and talk about working for Google – almost all in one breath? Why, Dan, of course. SEAS Senior Dan Schlosser is getting ready to leave this place, and this “Masshole” has some wisdom to share. Name, School, Major, Hometown: Dan Schlosser, SEAS, Computer Science with a minor […]
ADI’s DevFest took place last week, with various workshops for beginners and more experienced coders and “Open Hack Spaces,” where participants could hang out with each other and meet engineers from sponsor companies. The week then culminated with the Hackathon portion, which lasted from Friday at 4pm until Saturday at noon. Whether you’re into computer science or […]
The Application Development Initiative (ADI) wants YOU to come build an app with them at DevFest 2015! From Saturday, January 31st (today!) to Saturday, February 7th join ADI for: A hackathon Workshops Demos Free food Free swag $2000+ in prizes People of all experience levels (including no experience) are welcome to join in on the fun. DevFest will […]
ADICU released its latest project, Density, on Sunday. Self-proclaimed ADI admirer Max Rettig brings you the story on your new favorite website. Application Development Initiative is always finding new, unique ways to solve problems with technology. It’s essentially their raison d’être. The same group of passionate and highly impressive student developers that brought you Courses by […]
ADI (Application Development Initiative) is hosting a “Columbia Plays Mario” event, similar to Twitch Plays Pokemon, in Lerner Cinema tonight. ADI is putting a spin on this past February’s rather successful social experiment, which sought to have people from all across the world play Pokemon together, each from their own individual computer. Bwog encourages you […]
Since Print@CU is down right now (and lately has been somewhat unreliable), Bwog decided to let you all know that there are better other ways to print at Columbia. Windows Simply follow CUIT’s instructions by entering information about the printer you want to use. Mac & Linux The fastest and easiest way is to use […]
Last night at their weekly meeting, Maren Killackey was impressed by CCSC. For once, there is no snark. No cheap shots, no embarrassing quotes, or slight misinformation because, let’s face it, no one cares. Before descending into a sappy metaphor about some particularly efficient student government meeting (is there anything more sad?), I’ll leave it at […]
This morning the 11-person SIC committee announced the names of the student organizations whom they chose to live in two EC townhouses, a spiffy Wallach suite, and the Convent (“Special Interest Community House”). The lucky winners have until tomorrow at 5 pm to accept the offers. Congrats to the following groups! Wallach 2C: Writer’s House SIC House: […]
DevFest, a “week long application development experience” sponsored by the Application Development Initiative, kicks off today in Davis Auditorium at 1:00 pm. According to a tipster, there will be a bounty of snacks including Chinese food and WestSide sandwiches—ample fuel for the 24-hour hackathon which begins today as well. DevFest runs all week, and features workshops […]
Guys, Fall 2011 course registration begins on Monday! Ordinarily, that might be a cause for panic and worry, but now, it’ll be your new source of procrastination. Enter the Schedule Builder. Created by Ryan Bubinski, CC ’11 and one of the lovely members of Columbia’s ADI, the Schedule Builder helps Columbia undergraduates “with course discovery […]
Eat free pizza, not computers. ADI (you know, the group of cool cats who brought you DevFest) is hosting a ”Meet & Greet” this evening from 6 to 8 pm in the Botwinick (Gateway) Lab on the 12th floor of Mudd. We hear that pizza and drinks will be served, pleasantries and small talk will be […]
ADI is hosting a free lunch at 12:30 in the Davis Auditorium of Schapiro for the conclusion of their week long DevFest. Sources claim there will be one hundred Milano sandwiches for the taking! At 1:00, the demos begin and teams will present their projects to a general audience, including reps from local startups. Then, […]
Today, Columbia’s Application Development Initiative (ADI) launches DevFest, a week-long technology/business development experience. The group plans to host a series of lectures and workshops, with guest speakers like Matt LeMay of bit.ly fame and Anoop Ranganath, the lead iPhone developer at Foursquare. Fred Wilson from Union Square Ventures will be present at the culminating “Demofest.” As Bwog […]