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Volume 14 Number 06

How AI is Changing the Healthcare Landscape and What's Coming Next 

Date: September 17, 2019             
Length: 1 hour 13 minutes

Machine learning and high-powered data processing has the potential to transform medicine and healthcare. How will you make healthcare decisions in the future? How will treatments evolve thanks to data? In this talk, A.I. expert David Ducat will talk about the actual work in healthcare-related, machine learning based on what he is seeing in the field. This event is part of our One Book program on I, Robot by Isaac Asimov. 


Volume 14 Number 05

Inequality, Automation, Algorithms, and Technology: A Faculty Panel 

Date: September 11, 2019            
Length: 39 minutes

What is an algorithm and how are algorithms applied to our lives? What assumptions are built into algorithms and our technology infrastructure? Does technology combat inequality or make it worse? Faculty members will discuss these questions and more. This event is part of our One Book program on I, Robot by Isaac Asimov. Visit https://onebook.morainevalley.edu.


Volume 14 Number 04

Voyages in Computer Engineering Featuring Machine Learning

Date: September 10, 2019           
Length: 39 minutes

Do you know how the technology in your pocket works? What are the systems and architectures behind it? In this talk, Jim VanDeCasteele will talk about computer engineering and the move toward automation and machine learning. He will share his journey through computer engineering and offer tips about learning and being successful.  This discussion is a part of the 2019-2020 One Book program and the STEM lecture series. Visit https://onebook.morainevalley.edu.


Volume 14 Number 03

Real Robots & Real Science: STEM Opportunities for Students On Campus

Date: July 11, 2019          
Length: 16 minutes

Paula DeAnda-Shar and Rob Schwein join Tish and Troy for a discussion related to the One Book program on I, Robot by Isaac Asimov. This discussion is a preview for the 2019-2020 One Book program. Visit https://onebook.morainevalley.edu.


Volume 14 Number 02

Technology, Artificial Intelligence & Psychology: One Book on I, Robot

Date: June 20, 2019         
Length: 16 minutes

Psychology faculty members Amy Williamson and Laura Lauzen-Collins join Tish and Troy for a discussion related to the One Book program on I, Robot by Isaac Asimov. This discussion is a preview for the 2019-2020 One Book program. Visit https://onebook.morainevalley.edu.


Volume 14 Number 01

I, Robot, Frankenstein & the 2019-2020 One Book, One College Program

Date: June 6, 2019        
Length: 28 minutes

Faculty members Amani Wazwaz and Carey Millsap-Spears join librarians Tish Hayes and Troy Swanson to talk about Isaac Asimov's I, Robot which is the text for the 2019-2020 One Book program. They offer highlights from the book and discuss other texts that connect with this book such as Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Learn more about the upcoming program at https://onebook.morainevalley....