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SeriousGames@Google: PlayForward: Using Games to Improve Adolescent Health

SeriousGames@Google: PlayForward: Using Games to Improve Adolescent Health

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Google Tech Talk July 11, 2013 (more info below) ABSTRACT Play2Prevent is a new initiative aimed at forging collaborations and partnerships between scientists, educators, video game designers/developers, community based organizations and others. Based at Yale University, Play2Prevent builds on the evolving and expanding area of "serious games", a field defined as videogames or versions of video...

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Increasing Mind and Body Health through Manual Therapy

Increasing Mind and Body Health through Manual Therapy

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Google Tech Talk June 26, 2013 (more info below) ABSTRACT This 60 min. guest lecture covers some of the basic theories and ideas of advanced manual therapies being developed today and offers some ideas for how you might choose to use manual therapy to improve your mental/physical health through multiple body systems (affecting the nervous system, organ systems, connective tissues, etc.). SPEAKE...

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Jeffrey Martini, Arab Spring: the state of democratic reform in the Middle East

Jeffrey Martini, Arab Spring: the state of democratic reform in the Middle East

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Two years after the revolutions that shook the political landscape of the Arab world, several countries in the region remain unsettled. In Egypt, the transition has been marked by extreme political polarization between the Muslim Brotherhood and its secular competitors. In Libya, militias continue to operate outside of state control. In Syria, the uprising is sliding toward a sectarian conflict...

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Mobile to the Future

Mobile to the Future

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Google Tech Talk June 5, 2013 (more info below) Presented by Luke Wroblewski ABSTRACT Mobile to the Future When something new comes along, it's common for us to react with what we already know. Radio programming on TV, print design on web pages, and now web page design on mobile devices. But every medium ultimately needs unique thinking and design to reach its true potential. Through an in-dept...

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3D modeling for 3D printing

3D modeling for 3D printing

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Google Tech Talk May 17, 2013 (more info below) Presented by Vladimir Bulatov. ABSTRACT We discuss technical challenges of creation of 3D printable models and what Shapeways team is doing to help developers and regular users to create unique and customizable 3D pieces. In particular we will pay attention to use of AbBab3D - open source software for 3D voxel based modeling library developed by S...

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Fiber Nonlinearity Compensation

Fiber Nonlinearity Compensation

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Google Tech Talk May 31, 2013 (more info below) ABSTRACT With the ever-increasing demand for bandwidth, it is critical that we increase the capacity of optical networks. Coherent systems are now able to compensate for linear impairments such as CD and PMD. However, fiber nonlinearity limits the maximum power that systems can operate at; higher optical signal-to-noise ratios (OSNR) cannot be ach...

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Release Engineering as a Force Multiplier

Release Engineering as a Force Multiplier

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Google Tech Talk May 28, 2013 (more info below) ABSTRACT John O'Duinn, Director of Release Engineering at Mozilla kicked off ICSE 2013 with his keynote - Release Engineering as a Force Multiplier. The build and release process used to be a pain point at Mozilla, but now makes the company and community more productive as a whole. John will describe details on how the team added support for concu...

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NOVA: An Interactive Graphics-Scripting Platform for Education and Computational Research

NOVA: An Interactive Graphics-Scripting Platform for Education and Computational Research

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Google Tech Talk May 10, 2013 (more info below) Presented by Wayne M. Getz, Richard M. Salter, Nick Sippl-Swezey ABSTRACT Current graphically-driven coding platforms for building computational models are either confined to a restricted selection of in-house elements or have a flat structure that facilitates the formulation of either dynamical systems models or individual-based, event-oriented (...

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Genesis: A Startup College to Reach the Forgotten Youth of Japan

Genesis: A Startup College to Reach the Forgotten Youth of Japan

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Google Tech Talk March 15, 2013 (more info below) Presented by Joseph Kim, President, Genesis International College. ABSTRACT Japan has some of the oldest and most respected universities in the world. However, higher education in Japan is only for the privileged and is inaccessible to the majority of high school graduates. Genesis International College of Osaka, Japan (www.genesiscollege.jp) is...

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Human Engine Optimization: Natural Strategies for High Ranking Health

Human Engine Optimization: Natural Strategies for High Ranking Health

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Google Tech Talk March 19, 2013 (more info below) Presented by Stephen Devries, M.D. ABSTRACT New scientific advances have revealed the remarkable potency of simple strategies for optimizing our health. This talk will highlight surprising, yet highly practical nutritional and mind/body interventions that can make an enormous difference in maintaining wellness. When further steps are needed, a p...

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