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David Coury - The Return of the Ethnostate? The Alternative for Germany (AfD) and the Populist Tide

Over the past decade, Europe has seen a rise in the popularity of right-wing populist parties and Germany has been no exception. While the AfD (Alternative für Deutschland) began as an anti-EU…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 9th, 2020 2 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 5 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  

Wesley Pegden - Detecting gerrymandering with mathematical rigor

In recent years political parties have more and more expertly crafted political districtings to favor one side or another, while at the same time, entirely new techniques to detect and measure…

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

Alain Della Negra - The Cat, The Reverend, and The Slave: Discussion

What does it mean to live in a reality of your own making? This strange, chilling and compelling documentary explores this questions by following three members of “Second Life” who…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on February 12th, 2020 4 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  

Thomas D. Jones - Sky Walking: An Astronaut's Journey

After graduating from the USAF Academy, Thomas David Jones served on active duty as an Air Force officer for 6 years. After pilot training in Oklahoma, he flew strategic bombers at Carswell Air…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 21st, 2020 2 plays 0  

Grigoris Paouris - Concentration and Convexity, Part 3

The Concentration of measure phenomenon is a fundamental tool of high dimensional probability and of Asymptotic Geometric Analysis. Independence or Isoperimetry are two typical reasons for the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 18th, 2019 6 plays 0  

Grigoris Paouris - Concentration and Convexity, Part 2

The Concentration of measure phenomenon is a fundamental tool of high dimensional probability and of Asymptotic Geometric Analysis. Independence or Isoperimetry are two typical reasons for the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 18th, 2019 4 plays 0  

Elisabeth Werner - Floating Bodies and Approximation, Part 3

Two important closely related notions in affine convex geometry are the floating body and the affine surface area of a convex body. The floating body of a convex body is obtained by cutting off caps…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 18th, 2019 7 plays 0  

Alexander Koldobsky - Fourier analysis in geometric tomography, Part 3

Geometric tomography is the study of geometric properties of solids based on data about sections and projections of these solids. The lectures will include: 1. An outline of proofs of two of the main…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 18th, 2019 15 plays 0  

Alexander Koldobsky - Fourier analysis in geometric tomography, Part 2

Geometric tomography is the study of geometric properties of solids based on data about sections and projections of these solids. The lectures will include: 1. An outline of proofs of two of the main…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 30 plays 0  

Elisabeth Werner - Floating Bodies and Approximation, Part 2

Two important closely related notions in affine convex geometry are the floating body and the affine surface area of a convex body. The floating body of a convex body is obtained by cutting off caps…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 15 plays 0  

Grigoris Paouris - Concentration and Convexity, Part 1

The Concentration of measure phenomenon is a fundamental tool of high dimensional probability and of Asymptotic Geometric Analysis. Independence or Isoperimetry are two typical reasons for the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 30 plays 0  

Alexander Koldobsky - Fourier analysis in geometric tomography, Part 1

Geometric tomography is the study of geometric properties of solids based on data about sections and projections of these solids. The lectures will include: 1. An outline of proofs of two of the main…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 58 plays 0  

Elisabeth Werner - Floating Bodies and Approximation, Part 1

Two important closely related notions in affine convex geometry are the floating body and the affine surface area of a convex body. The floating body of a convex body is obtained by cutting off caps…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 23 plays 0