The Privacy Tools Project welcomed 18 new summer interns this week, consisting of 12 undergraduates/recent graduates and 6 graduate students. Students have joined us from universities across the U.S., and will work on the project for the next 10 weeks.
Merce Crosas and Steve Chong both appeared on a panel on security and privacy at Women Engineers Code (WECode) Conference, at Harvard University in February. WE Code hopes to cultivate the next generation of technical leaders, foster a network and community among collegiate engineers, and promote more female representation in the technical industry.
Marco Gaboardi, of University of Dundee, Scotland, joined the Privacy Tools Project as a Visiting Scholar in December 2014. Marco has contributed greatly to programming languages for differential privacy.
The Privacy Tools project is happy to announce thatZelig: Everyone's Statistical Software version 5 has been released. Zelig works closely with the project's developing tools. It is an easy-to-use, free, open source, general purpose statistics program for estimating, interpreting, and presenting results from any statistical method.