Friday, November 9, 2018
Lecture | November 9 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 104 Wurster Hall
Lucia Allais, University of Princeton
Between 1943 and 1945, the Allied Air Forces produced aerial photographs of 79 Italian cities, annotated them with the location of monuments, and appended them with elaborate instructions for aerial bombers on how to miss cultural sites. Similar lists and maps of monuments were produced by the Allies for almost every country in Europe, alternatively expanding and shrinking to fit various phases... More >
Lecture | November 9 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
R Stanley Williams, HP Labs
One thing that we who have worked in the nano area for the past 20 years keep claiming is that new properties and opportunities arise from materials crafted at the nanometer scale. One of the major changes is that the response of materials to stimuli becomes increasingly nonlinear, and that leads to a completely new set of dynamical properties.
I will show how a single nanoscale device can be... More >
Lecture | November 9 | 4-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Amil Khanzada, ZenIT
CS alumnus Amil Khanzada, now Evolution Ambassador of Eiheiji Town in Japan, will talk about ZenIT, a new movement to define a style of working that is highly productive *and* peaceful, by combining Japanese Soto Zen meditation and Silicon Valley software development pairing/collaboration principles.
Shaping a 21st Century Workforce Is AI Friend or Foe?: Barbara Weinstock Lectures on the Morals of Trade by Jennifer Granholm
Lecture | November 9 | 4:10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Jennifer Granholm, Former Governor of Michigan
Jennifer Granholm will present the Weinstock lecture on November 9, 2018. Her lecture is titled "Shaping a 21st Century Workforce Is AI Friend or Foe?" The lecture is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
Raghuram Rajan | Is India Ready for the Twenty First Century?: The 2nd Bhattacharya Lecture on the "Future of India"
Lecture | November 9 | 6-8 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center | Note change in location
Raghuram Rajan, Professor of Finance at Chicago Booth and the former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India
Pranab Bardhan, Professor of Graduate School, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley.
Raghuram Rajan delivers the 2nd lecture in this newly established lecture series on the Future of India.