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John E. Thomas - Optically-Trapped Interacting Fermi Gases

Optically-trapped, ultra-cold gases of spin ½-up and spin ½-down 6Li atoms enable “designer” interactions, offering a versatile environment for simulating exotic quantum…

From  Katie Gentilello on September 17th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Georgia Tech Cybersecurity and Privacy Roundtable Event with RK Sehgal

From  Katie Gentilello on August 27th, 2021 3 plays 0  

En quête de sens (A Quest for Meaning) FIlm Discussion with Director Nathanaël Coste

En quête de sens (A Quest for Meaning) follows two childhood friends on a journey as they question the workings of the world, our relationship with nature, and the meaning of life. Their…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 28th, 2021 2 plays 0  

Georgia Climate Stories Virtual Short Film Screening and Roundtable

How has COVID-19 impacted film festivals around the world?Join us for a SCREENING and VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE with Sten Saluveer, Head of NEXT/ Marche Du Film - Festival de Cannes, Catherine Manci, Public…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 28th, 2021 8 plays 0  

HAFU: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan Q&A With Director Megumi Nishikura

The Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages hosted a LIVE virtual screening and discussion of the award-winning documentary film Hafu: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan (2013). The film explores…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 28th, 2021 1 plays 0  

Daniel Arovas - Quantum Magnetism from the Iron Age to Today

The quantum theory of magnetism has provided many durable paradigms for quantum phases of matter, including intrinsically quantum disordered states, symmetry-protected topological phases, and quantum…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 22nd, 2021 5 plays 0  

Sasha Costanza-Chock - Design Justice: Community-led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need

Dr. Sasha Costanza-Chock will present an overview of their new book Design Justice: Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need, published by the MIT Press in 2020. The book is an…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 22nd, 2021 4 plays 0  

Elie Khoury - Voice Biometrics and Emerging Security Threats in the Voice Channel

Voice Biometrics is the automated recognition of individuals based on their voice characteristics that are both biological and behavioral. Voice Biometrics is currently deployed in many real world…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 9th, 2021 17 plays 0  

Andrea J. Liu - How materials can learn to function

How does learning occur? In the context of neural networks, learning occurs via optimization, where a loss function is minimized to achieve the desired result. But physical networks such as…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 8th, 2021 3 plays 0  

Tianxin Tang - Provably-Secure Approximate k-NN Search Protocol

This talk examines the problem of privacy-preserving approximate kNN search in an outsourced environment — the client sends the encrypted data to an untrusted server and later can perform…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 1st, 2021 15 plays 0  

Andrew R. A. Conway - General Intelligence Explained (Away)

For more than a century, the standard view in the field of human intelligence has been that there is a “general intelligence” that permeates all human cognitive activity. This general…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 31st, 2021 6 plays 0  

Landfall Documentary Discussion with Director Cecilia Aldarando

Join us for a virtual screening and Q&A with director Cecilia Aldarondo and associate producer Lale Namerrow Pastor of the documentary Landfall (2020). Through shard-like glimpses of everyday…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 11th, 2021 1 plays 0  

Ruth Murray-Clay - Origins of Structure in Inner Planetary System

Why do many stars host close-in chains of super-Earths? Why are eccentric gas giants found in some inner planetary systems? What determines which of these outcomes will occur around a particular…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 11th, 2021 2 plays 0  

Andrew Mark Williams - Perceptual-Cognitive Expertise

From  Katie Gentilello on February 25th, 2021 0 plays 0