Love at First Site
1:00p.m. - 1:15p.m.
Penn Museum, 3260 South St.
Six women were the original operators of Penn’s pathbreaking ENIAC, the world’s first computer. On ENIAC Day, you can see a documentary featuring some of their stories that were originally obscured from history.
Undergraduate students Luigi Mangione and Josh Nadel lead a group of 60 students who gather and collaborate weekly to develop video games at Huntsman Hall.
Postdoctoral fellow Colin Twomey looks to fish behavior to explore the dynamic between individual and group decision-making.
Fewer new launches from big-league game publishers are expected at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, but the business of gaming will continue to grow and evolve online and with smaller games and upgrades.
A PennDesign pilot study tracks riders in urban bike lanes to visualize a safer redesign.
As new technologies emerge, they bring with them new ethical challenges. The topic of the future of technology was front and center on day three of the Penn Teach-in.
Network science examines how the actions of a system’s individual parts affect the behavior of the system as a whole. Some commonly studied networks include computer chip components and social media users, but University of Pennsylvania engineers are now applying network science to a much older system: the human body.
Tech It Out Philly introduces high school students to different topics in computer science, such as web development, robotics, circuitry, and hardware.
Science News Officer
Kevin Mahoney of the University of Pennsylvania Health System discussed the potential role of artificial intelligence in speeding up the diagnostic process. While Mahoney was clear that computers will probably never treat patients directly, he believes AI can help doctors rapidly integrate new research, making for more effective care overall.
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Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science weighed in on the E.U.’s advancements in cybersecurity and consumer privacy.
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