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Mandayam, Schussheim code stuttered speech recognition algorithm

Benji Schussheim, one of the algorithm's co-creators, codes a prototype entitled Personalized Automatic Stuttered Speech Recognition (PASSR).

Audrey Bernstein '20, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2020

It was summertime when Rishabh Mandayam ’21’s phone lit up with a text from Benji Schussheim ’20. “I want to create a machine learning algorithm for stuttering,” it said. “Are you in or are you out?”  In the months following the text exchange, Mandayam and Schussheim coded a prototype...

Girls Who Code club inspires new generation of computer scientists

The Girls Who Code club teaches high schoolers the increasingly important skill of coding, hoping to inspire a new generation of workers in computer science.

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

As the last bell rings and students file out of the front door eager to get home, a group of 20 girls race up to the third floor. They promptly open their laptops and get ready to learn a crucial skill:how to code. The Girls Who Code club hopes to teach girls the basic skills necessary to complete...

Girls code into the future of STEM

Girls code into the future of STEM

October 12, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '19 The next generation: we envision new science; we envision new treatments; we envision new solutions. Yet we continue to restrict half our population from making this possible. We create dreams and set them up to be approximately 50 percent less likely to occur. We do this by ...

AP Computer Science Principles to be offered next year

AP Computer Science Principles to be offered next year

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

April 7, 2015

With course selection for the 2015-2016 school year in full swing, a few students are choosing to tackle a newly available class—AP Computer Science Principles. The Staples course catalog describes this new course as a “framework,” with much of the class time dedicated to “collaborating with...

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