All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google Tech Talks’

This Google Tech Talk Is All About 3D Printing

3D printing is going to change the world. That’s at least what some people will tell you. Those who are a bit more realistic will tell you that there are many challenges the technology must overcome before it becomes the revolutionary technology that some think it is. Vladimir Bulatov, a 3D graphics research scientist at Shapeways, came to Google recently …

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Mozilla Engineer Gives Google Tech Talk On Release Engineering

Mozilla Director of Release Engineering recently gave a Google Tech Talk, which Google has now made available for viewing. “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,” the video description says. “John will describe details on how the team added support for concurrent …

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Google Tech Talk Focuses On Organizing World’s Scientific Knowledge

Google uploaded a recent Google Tech Talk called, “Organizing Organizing the World’s Scientific Knowledge to make it Universally Accessible: Building the Breakthrough Machine”. As you probably know, Google’s own mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible. This particular talk is presented by Gully Burns of the Information Sciences Institute at USC. More recent Google Tech …

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Google Talk Deals With Building The Virtual Brain

Google Tech Talks always cover come interesting topics. This time, it’s the Virtual Brain – a project that involves the construction of a simulation of the human brain.

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Google Talk Asks: Do You Fall At Same Rate As Your Mirror Image?

Theoretical physicist Stephon Alexander gave a Google Tech Talk earlier this week, which Google has now made available for viewing. The talk is called “Do you fall at the same rate as your mirror image?” Intrigued yet? Here’s the abstract: Over the past decade, based on work pioneered by the speaker, cosmologists have had reason to suspect that Einstein’s gravity …

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Google TechTalks Takes A Trip To Sesame Street

One of the challenges facing our nation and many others is getting children excited about science and other STEM fields. Google definitely has an interest in advancing STEM education as the next generation of its employees will come from the children of today. One group that’s helping to bring STEM education to children around the world is Sesame Workshop, the …

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Google Posts Tech Talk About Saving Lives

Oxford University Fellow Toby Ord recently gave a Google Tech Talk called “How Many Lives Can You Save? — Taking Charity Seriously”. Google has now made the talk available for all to watch via YouTube. It’s about an hour long, so set aside a bit of time before you begin your viewing. Here’s the abstract: People admire doctors and rescue …

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Learn How NASA Uses Google Earth For Space Missions

Google has shown that it has an interest in space what with its founders funding space missions, and the company sending Bugdroid to space. Beyond that, though, the folks at Google create tools that are invaluable to mission strategists at NASA. In the latest Google Tech Talk, Matt Deans of NASA’s Intelligent Robotics Group, discusses how the U.S. space agency …

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