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  • Mar30

    Due to surging prices and a mostly unregulated ecosystem, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have become a frequent talking point on the national stage. Tech companies, however, are more excited about the underlying technology (blockchain) that enables these cryptocurrencies. What is all the hype about?

     

    Bio:

    12:40pm to 1:40pm
    Boyd Law Building Room 245
    Omar Chowdhury
    The Iowa Innovation, Business & Law Center
  • Mar29

    Learn from these amazing women in the data sciences!

    6:30pm to 8:30pm
    S107 PBB
    Dr. Tong Wang, Andrea Mascher, Dr. Padmini Srinivasan, and Dr. Denise Szecsei
    Women in Computing Science (WiCS) | ACM
  • Mar26

    Datacenters host a wide range of today's low-latency applications. To meet their strict latency requirements at scale, datacenter networks are designed as topologies that can provide a large number of parallel paths between each pair of hosts. The recent trend towards simple datacenter network fabric strips most network functionality, including load balancing among these paths, out of the network core and pushes it to the edge. This slows reaction to microbursts, the main culprit of packet loss -- and consequently performance degradation -- in datacenters.

    3:30pm to 4:30pm
    118 MLH
    Soudeh Ghorbani
    University of Wisconsin-Madison | Department of Computer Science
  • Mar23

    Search systems aim to answer a wide variety of requests from many different users by locating and presenting the most relevant information from large, usually unstructured, data collections. The nature of such tasks makes searching information a complex problem that involves challenges from information retrieval, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and many other fields.

    3:30pm to 4:30pm
    110 MLH
    Jiepu Jiang
    University of Massachusetts Amherst | College of Information and Computer Sciences
  • Mar23

    "The University of Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) and other cross-campus partners, proudly announces the Spring 2018 Informatics Day event on the University of Iowa campus on March 23, 2018. This event is designed to showcase on-going informatics-related research,  resources available to support informatics activities, and the educational and career opportunities in informatics. 

    (All day)
    University of Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3)
  • Mar22

    For the first time ever, Von Maur is coming to visit ACM. Come see what they have to offer our members!

    6:30pm to 7:30pm
    218 MLH
    ACM University of Iowa Chapter
  • Mar19

    This talk will introduce theory-guided data science, a novel paradigm of scientific discovery that leverages the unique ability of data science methods to automatically extract patterns and models from data, but without ignoring the treasure of knowledge accumulated in scientific theories. Theory-guided data science aims to fully capitalize the power of machine learning and data mining methods in scientific disciplines by deeply coupling them with models based on scientific theories.

    3:30pm to 4:30pm
    118 MLH
    Anuj Karpatne
    University of Minnesota | Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Mar08

    Join Assistant Professor of Computer Science Kyle Rector and University of Iowa Librarian Brad Ferrier in a discussion about art, disability, and accessibility.

    5:00pm to 6:30pm
    UIMA @ IMU
    Kyle Rector and UI Librarian Brad Ferrier
    University of Iowa Museum of Art
  • Mar07

    What the API is this thing‽

    Come learn about:

    • What an API is
    • How to use an API in your websites (Python, and Node)
    • What the Microsoft Cognitive Services are and how to use them
    • How to create an API to use (NodeJS)
    • How to host an API using Azure for FREE
    6:30pm to 7:30pm
    2nd Floor MLH (Room TBD)
    ACM University of Iowa Chapter | Microsoft Student Partner
  • Mar07

    In recent years the Internet has integrated itself into the critical infrastructure and its users have become increasingly dependent on it for commerce, communication, and social and political organization. This has resulted in the emergence of Internet stakeholders that have competing and contradictory interests. For example, given that the Internet economy is fueled by user data and targeted advertising, content providers aim to maximize their ability to gather user data and personally identifiable information (PII).

    3:30pm to 4:30pm
    40 SH
    Rishab Nithyanand
    Data & Society Research Institute
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