Students Tackle Tough US Defense Problems

May 27, 2017 12:50 AM
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In their Hacking for Defense class, students at Stanford University in California don't hit the books or work on problem sets in the library. They go out into the field, tackling real world problems given to them by the Department of Defense and the U.S. military. The unusual 10-week course is an eye opener for the students who learn up close the challenges facing national security. VOA's Michelle Quinn checked it out.