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Nov. 5, 2008

Vol. 109, No. 4

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Games with a purpose

By Paavana Kumar ’10

Posted on Nov. 2, 2008

Computer games are often viewed as solitary and addictive. But for Luis von Ahn, a 29-year-old computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University, they can be strategic, communal – and useful. The winner of a MacArthur “genius...
Seniors face a new reality; Public Safety’s new wheels

Seniors face a new reality; Public Safety’s new wheels

By Chip McCorkle ’09

Posted on Nov. 2, 2008

Sometimes accused of living in an “orange bubble,” Princeton students have been following the financial crisis awfully closely. The interest is part academic (economics is one of the most popular majors on campus), but also pragmatic. For...
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