Current 2012-2013 GBC/ACM IEEE Computer Society Joint Seminar Announcements
The slides from Georges Grinstein's talk on data visualization are now available online at Weaving a Visualization
The First International Mammalian Synthetic Biology Workshop will take place at MIT, May 11-12, 2013. Registraion is free to students and $100 for non-students, but you must fill out an application. More information is available at http://mammalian-synbio.org/.
The New England Database Summit took place at MIT's Stata Center on Friday, February 3, 2012. This was a full day event and attendance was free (including food), check out the program on on their website the NEDBDay12 webpage and start planning for next year. You can see the program and abstracts from previous years at the NEDBDay09 webpage , the NEDBDay10 webpage , and the NEDBDay11 webpage.
- Georges Grinstein "New Insights from Data: Integrating Visualization and Analysis" Thursday, November 8, 2012, 7-9pm
- workshop on Manipulating Waveforms using PSoC and Oscilloscopes , Saturday,September 22, 2012, 9am-1pm
- George Church "Computer-Aided-Biology. Biology-Aided-Computers" Thursday, September 20, 2012, 7-9pm
- Anne Wojcicki "23andMe and Consumer Powered Research" Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 7-9pm
- Dana Chisnell "Democracy is a design problem: How changes in design change the outcome of elections" Thursday, June 21, 2012, 7-9pm
- Shawn Douglas "Nanoscale construction with DNA" Thursday, April 19, 2012, 7-9pm
- J.J. Collins "Life Redesigned: The Emergence of Synthetic Biology" Thursday, March 29, 2012, 7-9pm
- workshop on PSoC CapSense Technology, Thursday, February 23, 2012, 6-9pm
- Apurva N. Mody "IEEE 802.22 Standard: Regional and Rural Area Broadband Wireless Access Using Cognitive Radio Technology in Television Whitespaces" Thursday, February 16, 2012, 7-9pm
- Jared Spool "The Secret Lives of Links" Thursday, January 19, 2012, 7-9pm
- Peter Carr "Genome Engineering and the Construction of New Genetic Codes" Thursday, November 17, 2011, 7-9pm
- Ron Weiss "Synthetic biology: from parts to modules to therapeutic systems" Thursday, October 27, 2011, 7-9pm
- David Reich "Genetic evidence for interbreeding between archaic and modern humans" Thursday, September 15, 2011, 7-9pm
- "Workshop on Combining Analog and Digital Signals in Embedded Systems using PSoC® technology" Sunday, September 25, 2011, 9am -4pm
- Dana Chisnell "Rethinking user research for the social web", June 16, 2011, 7-9pm
- Roy Freed "From Introducing Computer Law in 1960 to the Modern Law of the Mind " Thursday, May 19, 2011, 7-9pm
- Albert-László Barabási "Network Science: From the Web to the Cell" Thursday, April 28, 2011, 7-9pm
- Randy Rettberg "Making Synthetic Biologists - iGEM the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition" Thursday, March 31, 2011, 7-9pm
- Dries Buytaert "The Secrets of Building and Participating in Global Communities" Thursday, March 17, 2011, 7-9pm
- Russ Brami "Client Rules for Visual Design" Thursday, February 17, 2011, 7-9pm
- Jared Spool "The Anatomy of a Design Decision" Thursday, January 20, 2011, 7-9pm
- James Cuff "Expanding Computing Power to Support Research Needs while being environmentally sensitive and energy efficient" Thursday, December 16, 2010, 7-9pm
- Michael Stonebraker "SciDB: Big Analytics on Big Data" Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 7-9pm
- Manolis Kellis "Interpreting the non-coding human genome using chromatin and regulator dynamics in multiple cell types" Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 7-9pm
- George Church "Challenges & opportunities in applying computational & synthetic biology to preventing disease & creating new materials" Thursday, September 16, 2010, 7-9pm
- Bruce Douglass "Real-Time Architectures " Thursday, June 17, 2010, 7-9pm
- Bang Wong "Communicating Science Visually" Thursday, May 13, 2010, 7-9pm
- Prof. Alex `Sandy' Pentland "The Next Net: Reality Mining for Honest Signals" Thursday, April 29, 2010, 7-9pm
- Jim Starkey "Special Relativity and the Problem of Database Scalability" Thursday, March 18, 2010, 7-9pm
- Eirik Bakke "A Common Class of Business-Oriented Database Applications or: How I Hope to Achieve what Microsoft Access Didn't" Thursday, February 18, 2010, 7-9pm
- Jared Spool "Revealing Design Treasures from The Amazon" Thursday, January 21, 2010, 7-9pm
- Michael Stonebraker "Task-specific Search " Thursday, December 10, 2009, 7-9pm
- Barbara Liskov "The Power of Abstraction" Thursday, November 19, 2009, 7-9pm
- Bill McKeeman "Growing a Compiler" Thursday, October 15, 2009, 7-9pm
- Nicole Yankelovich "Project Wonderland: 3D Toolkit for Building Virtual Worlds" Thursday, September 17, 2009, 7-9pm
- Rohit Bhardwaj "Give REST and SPARQL to Semantic Web future of service oriented architectures" Thursday, June 18, 2009, 7-9pm
- Jack Dennis "How to Build Programmable Multi-Core Chips" Thursday, May 21, 2009, 7-9pm
- Tom Knight "Life with Four Billion atoms" Thursday, April 23,2009, 6-8pm
- Jeffrey Buzen "The Improbable Success of Probabilistic Models " Thursday, March 19, 2009, 7-9pm
- Donald Eastlake "Making Bridged Ethernet Plug-and-Play More Efficient and Robust: Layer 2 Forwarding Using Link State Routing with RBridges/TRILL " Thursday, February 21,2009, 7-9pm
- Dennis McCarthy & James Turner "It Came From CRM: Rapid Application Development for the Cloud" Thursday, January 15,2009, 7-9pm
- Ben Fry "Computational Information Design" Thursday, December 11, 2008
- George Church "Open-architectures for Reading, Writing & Computing with Genomes" Thursday, November 20, 2008
- Ron Rivest "Security in Voting Systems" Thursday, October 16, 2008
- Gerald Sussman "Evolvability and Robust Design" Thursday, September 18,2008
- Ken Baclawski "Semantic Web Ontologies" Thursday, June 19, 2008
- Ray Kurzweil "Grand Challenges for Engineering in the 21st Century" Thursday, May 15,2008
- Thursday,April 17, 2008 : Butler Lampson "Successes, Failures and Futures in Computer Systems Research"
- Thursday, April 3, 2008 : Vineet Sinha "Coding with Eclipse"
The recording of our May talk by Bang Wong on "Communicating Science Visually " is now available for viewing online at Bang Wong webcast .
The slides from George Church's talk on "Challenges & opportunities in applying computational & synthetic biology to preventing disease & creating new materials" are available here in PowerPoint format. A short article describing some of the main points from the presentation was published in Seed 20:84-86. Church GM (2009) Safeguarding Biology. and is also available in pdf form.
The slides from Rohit Bhardwaj's talk on "Give REST and SPARQL to Semantic Web future of service oriented architectures " are available here in PowerPoint format and here as a downloadable zip file.
The slides from Donald Eastlake's talk on "RBridges/TRILL" are available here in PowerPoint format.
The slides from Ken Baclawski's talk on "Semantic Web Ontologies" are available here in PowerPoint format.
An overview of the 2008 Boston Usenix conference is online at Usenix Overview.htm.
We have 2 email lists we use to send out talk announcements. Both are self-administered. You can access the forms for these at the following web addresses: mailman.mit.edu/mailman/listinfo/ieee-cs and/or mailman.mit.edu/mailman/listinfo/gbc-acm.
For more information contact Peter Mager (p.mager at computer.org)