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Nokia Bell Labs: Information Theory the Next 50 Years Panel Discussion

A lively panel discussion about Claude Shannon’s Information Theory in the next 50 years with Thomas Marzetta, Rudi Urbanke, Emre Telatar, Gerhard Kramer, Andrea Goldsmith and Alon Orlitsky.

Carnegie Mellon University: Jim Kurose: An Expanding and Expansive View of Computing

Jim Kurose, Assistant Director National Science Foundation, Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE), speaks to a group at Carnegie Mellon University about the advances in computer and information science and engineering. These advances are providing unprecedented opportunities for research and education. He gave an overview of CISE activities and programs at the National Science …

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Shou-En Zhu: Getting to grips with graphene

Graphene, a nano-structure, has many different usages. For instance, imagine a world where you would be able to desalinate water with a tool that can fit in your pocket or windows that can produce power because of it’s conductivity and clarity. Imagine all electronic devices fully charged in 10 minutes or electronic devices embedded in …

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David Cox: Recreating the Brain

Computational neuroscientist David Cox reveals how vision works in the brain and explains how his research can help pave the way towards prosthetics that restore or enhance brain function, as well as enabling the design of computer algorithms that “see” like we do.  

John Bowers: The Promise of Silicon Photonics

Photonics has transformed our work and, indeed, our lives, by enabling the Internet through low-cost, high-capacity fiber optic transmission. In data centers, photonics is replacing electrical cables, thereby allowing for higher and more economical performance. In his talk, John Bowers, professor of electrical and computer engineering and materials, discusses the evolution of photonics and what …

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Google and NASA’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab

In this clip Google talks about their brand new quantum computer and what it can do. The computer is a result of the Google’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab and a NASA collaboration. The computer itself has been created by D-Wave Systems, and has been claimed to be the first commercially available quantum computer. Although critics …

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