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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.

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    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
  • Sep11

    SiTS logoCalling all tech enthusiasts! Have you ever wanted to make your own website, create an AI, or are you just interested in learning about tech outside the classroom? Students in Technology and Science (SiTS) is a workshop-based organization that meets every other week to talk about technology and methodologies that are used in the “real world” that anyone, even without a technical degree, can understand.

    6:30pm
    2133 SC
    SiTS - Students in Technology and Sciences
  • Sep09

    The meeting will give a brief overview of WiCS events for the semester as well as information on officer elections for the Public Relations Director role on the WiCS executive board! We will also have Olivia Nauman, former vice president of WiCS, give a presentation on the University's MBA program.

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    6:30pm
    2520D UCC
    Women in Computing Science (WiCS)
  • Sep06

    Influencers are Internet users who gather a dedicated following on blog and social media about their lives and often monetize their large followings by partnering with advertisers. Media coverage abounds with ethical questions surrounding this emerging industry. Much of this coverage assumes influencers operate without an ethical framework and many social media personalities skirt around the edges of legal guidelines for disclosures of sponsored content.

    4:00pm to 5:00pm
    110 MLH
    Ryan Stoldt
    School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Iowa
  • Sep05

    ACM@UIOWA logo

    ACM @ UIOWA is the local student chapter of the international Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), one of the oldest and largest professional organizations in tech. We promote computing and technology in a fun and casual environment, and serve as the premier Computer Science student organization at Iowa (of course, students of all majors are welcome to join!).

    6:30pm to 8:00pm
    2229 SC
    ACM University of Iowa Chapter
  • Aug26

    First Week of Classes (August 26-September 2)

    For the first 5 days of classes in the Fall semester - plus Labor Day, students will be able to drop, add, or change sections or semester hours for courses on myUI (Monday, August 26 to Monday, September 2). More information is available at registrar.uiowa.edu/changes-registration-myui-open.

    (All day)
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