To many a casual listener, the term “Artificial Intelligence” invokes science fiction and the future we were promised by visionaries writing decades ago. It may also bring to mind the technology that we call upon to assist us in our daily lives. It may even raise more questions than answers. The term “artificial intelligence”, or […]
A panel of hosts — David Devereaux-Weber, Laura Gutknecht, Adam Wiesenfarth, and Jon Miner — host a holiday electronics program, answering questions from the listening audience about their devices and best tech practices.
*We’ll be in Room 302 at the library* At this event, we’ll be tackling the lack of information on Wikipedia about women in technology. Attendees will view a tutorial on how to contribute to Wikipedia, and we’ll have several experienced editors on-hand to answer questions and help with trouble-shooting. No experience is required! There are […]
DESCRIPTION Circuits, Cards, and Code is an event for students in 1st-5th grade to build upon the tradition of winter card making through an engaging STEM activity. At this creative maker – tech event, students (1st-5th grade) will explore circuitry and STEM fundamentals by creating an LED light-up holiday card and a scratch adventure game […]
Here in Madison, technological innovation comes from our entrepreneurs and small businesses. But how does someone with an idea get started? Perhaps at the largest technology fair in the Midwest – Forward Fest 2017, which will be held from Aug. 17 to 24 at various venues. So, the Perpetual Notion Machine has invited three guests […]
UW Life Sciences Communication professors Dietram Scheufele and Dominique Brossard conducted one of the first national surveys to gauge public opinion surrounding genome editing. Their study dove into the nuances of DNA editing — asking participants their opinions on both editing DNA for just one individual, or making changes that would be passed down through […]