*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 […]
The University of Wisconsin’s Field Day Lab attempts to merge creative storytelling, software design, and educational research into simple accessible tools that facilitate learning. One of their latest products, an online, open source platform for citizen science experiments, is called “Siftr,” and it might just be the next big thing on the internet. David Gagnon, […]
Madison365 editor-in-chief David Dahmer reported on the burgeoning technology business sector in the city, introducing entrepreneurs who are seeking to challenge its lack of diversity. In this interview, he discussed their work to change Madison’s tech scene.