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Video for "Model Learning"

An interview with Frits Vaandrager of Radboud University (The Netherlands), on a system that probes unknown systems to figure out their inner logic.

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Mon, 01/23/2017

Video for "Cell-Graphs"

A talk with RPI Professor Bülent Yener about a method that lets graph theory help identify diseased tissue.

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Wed, 12/21/2016

Video for "The 2016 Heidelberg Laureate Forum"

A promotional video about the Heidelberg Laureate Forum, a week-long meeting of 200 advanced young researchers in math and computer science, together with about two dozen "laureates" who have won the world's top prizes in those topics (Turing Award, Abel Prize, Fields Medal, and Nevanlinna Prize). Commissioned by the Association for Computing Machinery, which sponsors the Turing Award.

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Sun, 11/06/2016

Video for "Apache Spark: A Unified Engine for Big Data Processing"

Matei Zaharia talks about his creation Apache Spark, a modular platform for performing calculations on big data.

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Fri, 10/28/2016

Video for "A Brief Chronology of Medical Device Security"

Vanderbilt University Dean M. Eric Johnson reviews how medical device security issues, including those in their software, have threatened health in the past, and summarizes the current state of affairs.

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Thu, 09/22/2016

Video for "DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge"

On-site report from Las Vegas of the "DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge", a multi-million dollar, U.S. government-sponsored competition where computers try to hack each other. Covered the action and conducted interviews over three days. Here's the article I wrote about this event.

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Thu, 08/25/2016

Video for "Whitfield Diffie/Martin Hellman, 2015 ACM A.M. Turing Award Recipients"

Similar to the videos I produced over the past two years to celebrate 2013 recipient Leslie Lamport, and 2014 recipient Michael Stonebraker, this video describes highlights from the careers of two great cryptographers, creators of the Diffie-Hellman key exchange method.

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Mon, 05/23/2016

Video for "A Survey of Robotic Musicianship"

An interview with Mason Bretan and Gil Weinberg of Georgia Tech, discussing how they (and others) have imbued musical "feeling" in robotic systems.

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Tue, 04/26/2016

Video for "A Fistful of Bitcoins"

An interview with Sarah Meiklejohn, lead author of a paper that describes how she and her colleagues unmasked some bitcoin owners, despite the common belief that bitcoin is anonymous.

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Wed, 03/23/2016

Video for "An Interview with Stanford University President John Hennessy"

I wrote and edited a tribute to Dr. Hennessy, based on raw video ably shot by Stanford University's media services department.

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Date of publication: 
Fri, 02/26/2016

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