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Nicholas Weaver - Reflections on Internet Surveillance

Six years ago Edward Snowden leaked a massive trove of internal NSA documents detailing the operation of the US government’s electronic surveillance system. The overall systems described a…

From  Timothy Hynes on April 27th, 2020 40 plays 0  

Wanrong Zhang - Differentially Private Change-point Detection

The change-point detection problem seeks to identify distributional changes in streams of data. Increasingly, tools for change-point detection are applied in settings where data may be highly…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 12th, 2020 22 plays 0  

Marcel Wilson - Bionic@X

Bionic is a landscape architecture and urban design practice in founded on the mandate to “enable life” in an increasingly complicated and changing world. After a decade of acting on…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 9th, 2020 2 plays 0  

Elizabeth Loftus - The Fiction of Memory

For several decades, Elizabeth Loftus has been manufacturing memories in unsuspecting minds. Sometimes these techniques change details of events that someone actually experienced. Other times, the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 9th, 2020 28 plays 0  

Equity in Architecture Forum: Show, Tell, and Do

Equity in Architecture at Georgia Tech is hosting their second annual Forum. This year's theme is Show, Tell, and Do. Julia Gamolina, our keynote speaker, will speak on gender and minority…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 6th, 2020 4 plays 0  

Sarah Myers West - Discriminating Systems: Gender, Race and Power in Artificial Intelligence

The artificial intelligence industry is in the midst of a crisis in diversity and inclusion: while the representation of women in computer science recently fell below levels in the 1960s, inclusion…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 3rd, 2020 15 plays 0  

Lisa Yaszek - A Brief History of Nanotechnology in Science Fiction

Physicist Richard Feynman is generally credited with formulating the concepts that seeded nanotechnology in his 1959 talk, “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom.” In this talk,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 3rd, 2020 3 plays 0  

Sharbani Pandit - Fighting Voice Spam with a Virtual Assistant

Telephony has been a trusted channel in the past but technological advances have exposed it to abuse that is perpetrated by fraudsters and criminals. Mass robocalls, call source spoofing and voice…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 24th, 2020 14 plays 0  

Michael D. Brown - The Impact of Compiler-Based Performance Optimizations on Security

The security impacts of compiler-based software optimizations are typically not considered during their design and implementation. As a result, a number of well-intentioned compiler optimizations…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 17th, 2020 15 plays 0  

Hong Hu - Space Wars: Exploiting Program (in)Variants for Software Security

The ever-increasing code base of modern software inevitably introduces vulnerabilities which enable attackers to construct sophisticated exploits and compromise our computer systems. Control-flow…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 6th, 2020 14 plays 0  

Juan-Pablo Correa-Baena - Understanding and Designing Interfaces and Defects in Perovskite Solar Cells

Perovskite solar cells promise to yield efficiencies beyond 30% by further improving the quality of the materials and devices. Electronic defect passivation, and suppression of detrimental…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 5th, 2020 38 plays 0  

Luong Nguyen - Hardware Trojan detection using the backscattering side channel

Integrated circuits (IC) have become an integral aspect of our lives. Thus, the problem of ensuring authenticity and trust for ICs is critically important, especially for sensitive fields such as…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 3rd, 2020 7 plays 0  

Daniel Wood - Anthropocenitecture

How do we design in the age of the Anthropocene? How can we address issues and problems that seem so much bigger than architecture…despite architecture’s proven contributions to global…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 21st, 2020 1 plays 0  

Chandra Raman - Miniature atomic beams for integrated atomic quantum devices

Atomic sensors—devices that utilize individual atoms as the sensing mechanism—offer enormous prospects for high sensitivity, accuracy and immunity to environmental noise. This is because…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 15th, 2020 1 plays 0  

Benjamin Yang - Advancements in Photonics for Radio Frequency Electronics Systems

The application of photonics for the processing of radio frequency (RF) systems offer many potential advantages, such as low signal transport loss, large operating bandwidth, and potentially low…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 13th, 2020 0 plays 0