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Arturo Massol - Solar Cinema in Puerto Rico: A Conversation with Dr. Arturo Massol

Our signature event for this year is Solar Cinema in Puerto Rico: A Conversation with Dr. Arturo Massol, professor at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, and director of Casa Pueblo, in…

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Bill Campbell - Astral Traveling: Exploring Afro Past, Present, and Futures

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication and the Georgia Tech Library will host science fiction author and publisher Bill Campbell at Georgia Tech on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Bill…

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Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir, Mark Wilson - Engaging Animals

Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson have been collaborating since 2001. Their work, characteristically rooted in the north, explores issues of history, culture and the…

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Down Here There Are No Shooting Stars - Basim Magdy

A screening and conversation with Basim Magdy, an artist who will present and discuss some of his short films exploring spaces and places—both real and imagined—from different parts of…

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Bolivian Indigenous Media and the Protection of the Forest - Iván Sanjinés

Screening of The Cry of the Forest (2008), Bolivia’s first indigenous feature film is based on true events that led to the indigenous demonstrations of 1990 and 1996, two events related to the…

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Testing Thousands of Nanoparticles In Vivo - James E. Dahlman

James Dahlman is a chemical and bioengineer whose work lies at the interface of nanotechnology, genomics, and gene editing. He studied in vivo gene editing at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT;…

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The Handmade Thing - Del Harrow

The potter Hamada Shoji said that a good bowl should be larger on the inside than the outside. My work is an ongoing exploration of the possibility that a tactile physical form might contain an…

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Panel Discussion: Talking Craft - Ceramics II How do craft and "making" affect the construction of who we are?

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Talking Craft - Fabrics - Leah Buechley, Jess Jones, Michael Nitsche, Clint Zeagler

How do crafting, making, and technology shape us and our communities? A one-day event featuring keynote speaker Leah Buechley (inventor of the LilyPad and formerly Director of MIT’s High Low…

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Revealing nonlinear computation by analyzing choices - Xaq Pitkow

The sensory data about most natural task-relevant variables is confounded by task-irrelevant sensory variations, called nuisance variables. To be useful, the sensory signals that encode the relevant…

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Black Holes, Firewalls, and the Limits of Quantum Computers - Scott Aaronson

Quantum computers are proposed devices that would exploit quantum mechanics to solve certain specific problems dramatically faster than we know how to solve them with today's computers. In the…

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The crumpled state: crumpling dynamics and the evolution of damage networks - Shmuel Rubinstein

The simple process of crumpling a sheet of paper with our hands results in a complex network of interconnected permanent creases of many sizes and orientations. Sheet preferentially bends along these…

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Patrick McDaniel - Tracing the Arc of Smartphone Application Security

The introduction of smart phones in the mid-2000s forever changed the way users interact with data and computation--and through it prompted a renaissance of digital innovation. Yet, at the same time,…

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Inverse Microstructure and Processing Design and Homogenization - Hamid Garmestani

The field of materials and microstructure design and characterization techniques has progressed significantly in the past two decades. Materials and processing design methodologies effectively…

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A characterization of $L_p$ mixing, cutoff and hypercontractivity via maximal inequalities and hitting times - Jonathan Hermon

There are several works characterizing the total-variation mixing time of a reversible Markov chain in term of natural probabilistic concepts such as stopping times and hitting times. In contrast,…

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Chance, Necessity, and the Origins of Life - Robert Hazen

Earth’s 4.5 billion year history is a complex tale of deterministic physical and chemical processes, as well as "frozen accidents." This history is preserved most vividly in mineral…

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