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Senior Design Expo
12:00 pm, Thu., May. 5
| Roone Arledge Auditorium, Lerner Hall
8:30 am, Fri., May. 6
| CS Conf. Room (453 CSB)
Tal Rabin and Sanjam Garg, IBM
Customizing Accelerator Local Memory for High Performance and Energy Efficiency in Heterogeneous Architectures
2:00 pm, Tue., May. 10
| CS Conference Room
Christian Pilato, Columbia University
4:00 pm, Tue., May. 17
University Holiday (Memorial Day)
9:00 am, Mon., May. 30
Data Science Institute is now taking proposals for its ROADS Provost Ignition grant, which will fund two projects, up to $100,000. Columbia faculty and research staff are invited to submit proposals.
Deadline is May 26, 4pm.
eLife publishes article describing Ubiquitous Genomics, a class that gives students hands-on experience using mobile DNA sequencers.
Authors are Yaniv Erlich and Sophie Zaaijer who taught the class.
TechTimes interviews Bob Coyne about WordsEye, an online tool that creates 3D scenes from user-supplied text.
WordsEye, which incorporates natural language processing, was shown at TechDay NYC.
Android Weekly points to NimbleDroid's blog posting on slowness of ClassLoader.getResourcesAsStream.
NimbleDroid, a CS startup, regularly posts analyses of slowness issues in Android apps.
Roxana Geambasu in talk at MIT discussed her work building transparency tools that expose how online data is used in targeting ads.
Aim is to make users aware their online actions have consequences.
Adam Cannon, who teaches two large intro-level CS courses, hosted an Ask Me Anything session April 4 on pulse@cu.
Here are his answers to questions posted.
Data Science Day at Columbia 2016 to feature lightning talks by CS professors Shih-Fu Chang, Julia Hirschberg, and Kathy McKeown.
Event takes place April 6 in the Roone Arledge Auditorium.
In an article on NASA's plan to use augmented reality in space,
interviews Steven Feiner, whose lab has shown that augmented reality reduces both the time to do a task and the error rate.
But there are pitfalls also.
Steven Bellovin and other experts explain how Marco Rubio oversimplifies when he says the FBI is only asking Apple to disable "the auto-erase mode on one phone in the entire world."
May leave the wider public's data at risk.
Steven Bellovin will be at the University of Texas at Austin March 24 to discuss international security issues related to encryption and privacy.
Event is free and open to the public.
CS startup NimbleDroid helped improve the startup time of the
New York Times
Android App by offering a simple way to identify bottleneck issues.
NimbleDroid is the only profiling service available for mobile apps.
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