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Peter S. Dodds - The Science of Stories: Measuring and Exploring the Ecology of Human Stories with Lexical Instruments

I will survey our efforts at the Computational Story Lab to measure and study a wide array of social and cultural phenomena using “lexical meters” — online, interactive instruments…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 14th, 2019 0 plays 0  

John Preskill - Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier

The quantum laws governing atoms and other tiny objects seem to defy common sense, and information encoded in quantum systems has weird properties that baffle our feeble human minds. John Preskill…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on April 24th, 2019 47 plays 0  

Einstein's Cosmos and the Quantum: Origin of Space, Time, and Large-Scale Structure of the Universe - Abhay Ashtekar

For over two millennia, civilizations have pondered over the questions of cosmogenesis. But serious attempts to address them began only with Einstein's discovery of general relativity a century…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 21st, 2017 39 plays 0  

Assembly of Big Genomic Data - Paul Medvedev

As genome sequencing technologies continue to facilitate the generation of large datasets, developing scalable algorithms has come to the forefront as a crucial step in analyzing these datasets. In…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 3rd, 2017 0 plays 0  

Second Order Machine Learning - Michael Mahoney

A major challenge for large-scale machine learning, and one that will only increase in importance as we develop models that are more and more domain-informed, involves going beyond high-variance…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 29th, 2017 27 plays 0  

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