Posts tagged Pyongyang University of Science and Technology

Will Scott speaks at the Chaos Computer Club conference in Hamburg on December 29, 2014.

Computer science in the DPRK

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Will Scott, the American that spent a semester teaching computer science at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, spoke about his experiences this week at the Chaos Computer Club’s annual conference in Hamburg. Scott, who has just returned from the second trip to PUST, went into [...]
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PUST turns out first undergraduates

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The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology turned out its first round of undergraduates last week, marking a significant achievement for North Korea’s first privately-funded university. The 100 students received their Bachelors degrees in a ceremony in Pyongyang that was attended by the [...]
A computer with Internet connection at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology

TV Review: Educating North Korea

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The BBC’s Panorama news documentary series visited The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology recently for a revealing look behind the unique school. The program, broadcast on BBC One on February 3, begins summarizing the Kim’s control over the country and its people and reminds us that Kim [...]
A computer terminal at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology shows a web page (Will Scott)

Internet access, computers and high-tech life at PUST

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Will Scott, a computer scientist from Washington state, just returned from several months as a guest lecturer at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST). In an interview with North Korea Tech and in posts on Reddit, Scott spoke about what it’s like to be at PUST. This is part two [...]
A computer terminal at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology shows a web page (Will Scott)

Experiences of a PUST teacher

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Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) is one of the more ambitious international ventures in North Korea of the last few years. Almost ten years in planning, PUST is the country’s first privately-run university and backed with funds from evangelical Christian organizations in the [...]
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One IP address for all of PUST

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One of the revelations from a recent interview conducted by Reuters with Park Chan-mo, co-founder of the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST), is that the entire university connects to the Internet through a single IP address. IP (Internet Protocol) addresses are the numeric [...]
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PUST adds 100 students

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The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology enrolled an additional 100 students at the start of the current academic semester, according to a foundation that supports the school. The first classes at PUST began in October 2010 with 160 students enrolled, said reports at the time. The latest [...]

Classes begin at PUST

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Long-time North Korea watchers will be familiar with the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST). The project has been planned and talked about for years and always seemed ready to start “next year.” Well, that time has finally come, according to a report in the New York Times. The [...]
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