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Clio Andris — Human Network Regions as Spatial Units for COVID-19 Policy Implementation

In the U.S., COVID-19 messaging and policy implementation (i.e., school closures and stay-at-home orders) are largely administered at the state level. This can be problematic, as functional…

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Noopur Raval — Studying Intersectional Challenges in Gig Work: Lessons From the Global South

With the rise and proliferation of gig economy platforms providing ride hailing, food delivery and other app-based services on-demand in major urban centers of the world, there have been major…

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Q. Vera Liao — Human-Centered Explainable AI (XAI): From Algorithms to User Experiences

Artificial Intelligence technologies are increasingly used to make decisions and perform autonomous tasks in critical domains. The need to understand AI in order to improve, contest, develop…

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Krystina Madej — Representation of Disability in Children’s Video Games

While video game accessibility for people with disability has been given serious thought and been addressed by video game developers since the early 2000s, representation of disability in video games…

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Jer Thorp — Living in Data

To live in data is to be incessantly extracted from, to be classified and categorized, statisti-fied, sold and surveilled. Data (our data) is mined and processed for profit, power and political gain.…

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Poul Georg Moses - Renewable electricity as a feed stock for the chemical industry

Heavy industry and long-haul transportation are responsible for a large percentage of humanity's greenhouse-gas emissions In these sectors, direct electrification is not enough. They need…

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Ellen Zegura - Old and New Challenges in Networking, Including the Computing Kind

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Steven R. White - Just Enough Entanglement: Simulating Quantum Systems without a Quantum Computer

The general solution of many-particle quantum systems is exponentially complex, requiring a quantum computer to solve. But for many of the most important properties of realistic experimental systems,…

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Frank Tong - Investigating the basis of noise-robust object recognition in humans and convolutional neural networks

It has been claimed that convolutional neural networks (CNNs) have now achieved human-level performance at object recognition tasks. However, modest changes to the object stimuli or to the viewing…

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Emilio Ferrer - Modeling Developmental Processes Using Accelerated Cohort-Sequential Data

Studying the time-related course of psychological processes is a challenging endeavor, particularly over long developmental periods. Accelerated longitudinal designs (ALD) allow capturing such…

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David N. Ku - Novel Ways to Use POC and Nanotechnology in Clinical Medicine

Nano and microtechnologies have a big potential to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases. In this seminar, I will highlight three examples that may be unusual to the…

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Klaus S. Lackner - The Energy Transition and the Role of Direct Air Capture

The rapid drop in the price of renewable energy portends massive changes in the world’s energy infrastructure and offers hope that climate change can be addressed. Incumbent fossil fuel…

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Ann Majewicz Fey - From Tool to Assistant: Towards Developing Adaptive Surgical Robots for the Operating Room

Human-generated, preventable errors, particularly those made intra-operatively, can lead to morbidity and mortality for thepatient poor training outcomes for residents, and high costs for the…

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Robert M. Craig - Writing Books: Random Thoughts about the Busy Life of a Georgia Tech Professor

Dr. Robert M. Craig is Professor Emeritus of the College of Design and author of 13 books, including several illustrated studies of Atlanta architecture. He is an architectural historian and…

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Josiah Dykstra - Invisible Security: Protecting Users with No Time to Spare

For over 50 years, the cybersecurity community has sought to protect vulnerable systems and users from victimization. Despite ongoing and valiant work at adoption and usability, some users cannot or…

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Randall S. Deutsch - Dreamers of the Day: Designing Possibilities

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