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  • Oct17

     LeanTECHniques Logo will give an interactive demo on website hosting!

    Lean Techniques is a start-up company based in Johnston, Iowa that helps small businesses build their technology infrastructure. For more information on what they do please visit leantechniques.com/.

    Participants will learn how to host a website in AWS S3 and use AWS CodePipeline to develop and deploy a React app. 

    6:30pm
    2229 SC
    Women in Computing Science (WiCS)
  • Oct18

    This talk will focus on an ongoing interdisciplinary research project that utilizes social scientific and computational methods to study the relationship between algorithmic personalization and online radicalization. Our overall objectives for this project are, first, to identify the technological, personal, relational, and cultural factors that contribute to radicalization of vulnerable populations on social media and, second, to develop tools that can identify and predict radicalization on social media.

    Bio:

    4:00pm to 5:00pm
    110 MLH
    Brian Ekdale
    UI School of Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Oct25

    The Tor network is a popular system for privacy and freedom online. Millions of people use Tor every day, including journalists performing undercover investigations, intelligence agents covertly collecting information, activists evading government repression, and ordinary citizens protecting themselves against surveillance. The Tor network consists of around 5,600 volunteer-run relays in 85 countries, which collectively send about 200 Gbps of traffic.

    4:00pm to 5:00pm
    110 MLH
    Aaron Johnson
    U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.
  • Oct30

    The interplay between discrete and continuous optimization has been an exciting theme in recent years. This talk will focus on submodular function maximization as a case study to demonstrate the power of this interplay. Some of the main results in this space have been obtained almost a decade ago. Recently there has been a new direction of interest, namely to find parallel and low-adaptivity algorithms. The talk will describe some of these recent developments. No prior background on submodular functions will be assumed.

    4:00pm to 5:00pm
    2229 SC
    Chandra Chekuri
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Nov08

    The Computer Science (CS) department welcomes prospective students interested in our graduate programs to our annual Prospective Student Visit Day on Fri, Nov 8.

    9:30am to 5:30pm
    W401 PBB
    UI CS Grad Students and Faculty
    University of Iowa Computer Science Department
  • Nov14

    Software engineers have long been denied the label of “professional.” As a matter of law, this designation carries more than a vanity status; it bestows a special presumption of judicial deference to the professional’s judgment against complaints of malpractice. This issue has returned to the fore because the software industry has renewed its efforts to secure recognition as a “profession,” even as it has come under increasing scrutiny for the real-world harms it perpetuates.

    12:30pm to 1:30pm
    Boyd Law Building Room 245
    Bryan Choi, OSU
    The Iowa Innovation, Business & Law Center
  • Nov14

    Robots have integrated into our society, moving beyond manufacturing applications. Robots can now be found working in hotels, hospitals, and schools. They are learning to drive and deliver packages.

    5:30pm to 6:30pm
    Stanley Café in Hancher Auditorium
    Denise Szecsei
    UIowa Computer Science | The Research Development Office and Hancher
  • Oct16

    Jamie from the Pomerantz Center will be guiding us through how to make our LinkedIn logo profiles look the best they can be for potential job recruiters to reach out.

    Please be sure to bring a laptop so that you can create and edit your LinkedIn profile along with us!  

    Be sure to check out are social medias and websites for more updates:

    6:30pm
    N104 LC
    SiTS - Students in Technology and Sciences | Pomerantz Career Center
  • Oct12

    HACKIOWA logo

    HACKUIOWA is a 2 day non-stop hackathon, and it will be held at University of Iowa in the heart of downtown Iowa City, USA. The event is open to all university students that have a passion for creating things with technology!

    7:45am to 5:00pm
    Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
    The University of Iowa
  • Oct11

    Hundreds of accounts, thousands of instances, and millions of end-users... This presentation will focus on how Pearson is providing governance at-scale while also encouraging innovation with our software development teams in the "Cloud."

    4:00pm to 5:00pm
    110 MLH
    Jim Sherlock
    Pearson
  • Oct08

    ProCircular is coming to the University of Iowa to showcase how they keep companies secure and safe in this age of information.

    Come see the latest technology in cyber security and how it's used to protect Iowa’s education, finance and health care industries.

     

    LinkedIn logo - ProCircular

    6:30pm
    218 MLH
    ACM University of Iowa Chapter
  • Oct04

    The Web has been one of the most impactful technologies ever, and over the past twenty years or so, has helped advance society in ways no one thought possible. Ubiquitous connectivity has enabled instant communication with anyone in the world. Social media has helped us strengthen existing relationships, and form new ones. The vast amount of content on the Web has broadened our outlook, and let us learn about things we never even knew existed. Unfortunately, along with these benefits has come a set of worrying problems.

    4:00pm to 5:00pm
    110 MLH
    Jeremy Blackburn
    Binghamton University - Computer Science
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