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Bob Coyne gives a tour of WordsEye, a CS startup that translates natural language into 3D scenes, giving users a way to express themselves creatively.
Recorded at Hardwired NYC June 7.
Angelos Keromytis, currently Program Manager with the Information Innovation Office at DARPA, is interviewed on Steptoe Cyberblog about cybersecurity methods under development.
Interview starts at 24:40.
Lydia Chilton, who researches human-computer interaction and crowdsourcing, will join the department as assistant professor in 2017.
She builds hybrid human-computer systems to solve hard problems.
Developers of NimbleDroid, a CS startup that profiles mobile apps to diagnose bugs, lists five common issues that slow down Android apps.
First on the list - Java reflection.
Michael Collins is a main developer behind Parsey McParseface, a highly accurate syntactic parser just released by Google as open source software.
With SyntaxNet, it allows a program to understand written English.
Omri Weinstein, a theoretical computer scientist whose research lies in the intersection of communication and information theory, will join the CS faculty as assistant professor,
starting January 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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