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10 Years of Southern Stargazing: How Star Trek Changed Everything - Glenn Burns

A public lecture by Glenn Burns Chief meteorologist, WSB-TVThe destination for the 1960s Apollo missions was the Moon, but the premiere of Star Trek in 1966 got the nation thinking about…

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50 Years of Solitude: Lessons in Evolution from a Neglected Strain of C. elegans - Patrick McGrath

Most biological traits have a strong genetic, or heritable, component. Understanding how genetic variation influences these phenotypes will be important for understanding common, heritable diseases…

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A Computer Science View of the Brain - Santosh Vempala

Computational perspectives on scientific phenomena have often proven to be remarkably insightful. Rapid advances in computational neuroscience, and the resulting plethora of data and models highlight…

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A Specter is Haunting Babel - The Specter of Language - David Kishik

https://mediaspace.gatech.edu/media/5_arch_kishik/1_9ph6au40

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Achieving Individual Privacy and International Security Cooperation in a Shifting Landscape - Bruno Gencarelli

The Center for European and Transatlantic Studies at The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, the Institute for Information Security & Privacy at Georgia Tech, and the Scheller College of…

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Advances in Last Mile Logistics - Alan Erera, Martin Savelsbergh

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Advances in Parylene Technology for Improving Reliability for Innovative Technology - Rakesh Kumar

The role of polymers in the electronics and medical arenas, particularly in miniaturized devices and electronic components, continues to grow rapidly. As the number of medical devices and electronics…

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Aging and Technology: From the Laboratory to the Real-World - Andrew Sixsmith

Special Design and Technologies for Healthy Aging (DATHA) Talk Event: “State of the Science in Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability” — 8:30am to 11:30am Andrew…

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Alexander Degitz - Secure Data Outsourcing: Access Pattern Confidentiality in Outsourced Databases

When sensitive data is outsourced to an untrustworthy cloud storage provider, encryption techniques can be used to enforce data confidentiality. Ideally, such encryption techniques should not only…

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An Appraisal of California Codes' Impact on Residential Electricity Consumption - Jason Brown

In his talk, he will consider whether California energy policies implemented in the mid1970s influenced residential electricity consumption. Many studies of these policies have been done over the…

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An Urban Experiment - WXY Recent Work - Claire Weisz

WXY’s architecture and planning work for cities and communities is centered around the art of re-imagining infrastructure. The studios’ award winning work has been published broadly and…

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Approximation Schemes for Planar Graphs: A Survey of Methods - Philip Klein

In addressing an NP-hard problem in combinatorial optimization, one way to cope is to use an approximation scheme, an algorithm that, for any given ϵ>0, produces a solution whose value is within a…

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ARCHITECTURE, PHANTASMAGORIA, and the Culture of CAPITALISM Introduction - Libero Andreotti, Nadir Lahiji

This symposium addresses the concept of phantasmagoria in architecture, unearthing its various manifestations in the contemporary culture of spectacle. Participants from a variety of fields at the…

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ARCHITECTURE, PHANTASMAGORIA, and the Culture of CAPITALISM Panel Discussion - Todd Cronan, George Johnston, Marisabel Marratt

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Arvind Narayanan - Online Tracking: A 1-million-site Measurement and Analysis

We present the largest and most detailed measurement of online tracking conducted to date, based on a crawl of the top 1 million websites. We make 15 types of measurements on each site, including…

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