Sandy Alexandre (An MIT Community Vigil)

Associate professor in literature at MIT Sandy Alexandre speaks to the community. Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1 The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is an independent, coeducational, privately endowed university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Our mission is to advance knowledge; to educate students in science, engineering, technology, humanities and social sciences; and to tackle the most … Read more Sandy Alexandre (An MIT Community Vigil)

An Online Defense

As the pandemic and MIT’s response to it rapidly unfolded, doctoral student Jacquie Thomas watched as months of planning went out the window. On April 3 she became one of the first students in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics to defend her thesis on zoom. Here she describes the anti-climatic moment and how you … Read more An Online Defense

Telecommunications with 5G

Former CEO of BEA Systems and Veritas Technologies Bill Coleman is interviewed by instructor Ernestine Fu. 5G will bring much faster wireless broadband speeds to smartphones and other devices on mobile networks. This will undoubtedly bring massive change to industries such as gaming, video streaming, and remote work. The speakers dive into the state of … Read more Telecommunications with 5G

Data Privacy, Ethics, and Policy

Former Click Fraud Czar of Google Shuman Ghosemajumder, Director of Frontier Technology Research at Asia Society Heather Evans, and Professor of Political Science Rob Reich are interviewed by instructor Ernestine Fu. As AI starts integrating into all aspects of our daily lives, the questions that surround its ethical use are increasingly becoming more difficult to … Read more Data Privacy, Ethics, and Policy

Romona Allen (An MIT Community Vigil)

Vice President of Human Resources at MIT Romona Allen speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of … Read more Romona Allen (An MIT Community Vigil)

Kelvin Green II (An MIT Community Vigil)

Kelvin Green II speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery (Glynn County, GA, February … Read more Kelvin Green II (An MIT Community Vigil)

Kendyll Hicks (An MIT Community Vigil)

Outgoing MIT Black Student Union Co-Chair Kendyll Hicks speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of Ahmaud … Read more Kendyll Hicks (An MIT Community Vigil)

Madeleine Sutherland (An MIT Community Vigil)

Graduate Student Council President Madeleine Sutherland speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery (Glynn … Read more Madeleine Sutherland (An MIT Community Vigil)

Jaleesa Trapp (An MIT Community Vigil)

Graduate student at the MIT Media Lab Jaleesa Trapp speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of … Read more Jaleesa Trapp (An MIT Community Vigil)

Malick Ghachem (An MIT Community Vigil)

Associate professor of history Malick Ghachem speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery (Glynn … Read more Malick Ghachem (An MIT Community Vigil)

MIT President Rafael Reif (An MIT Community Vigil)

MIT President Rafael Reif speaks to the community. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together in the wake of the recent tragic killings of African American people across the United States — including the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery (Glynn County, GA, … Read more MIT President Rafael Reif (An MIT Community Vigil)

Stanford students help farms and food banks weather COVID-19

As schools, workplaces and restaurants closed down in the early days of COVID-19, canceled food orders began to result in large-scale agricultural destruction. At the same time, economic stress was rising and food banks across the country were struggling to meet demand. Frustrated by the waste, Stanford sophomores James Kanoff and Stella Delp co-founded the … Read more Stanford students help farms and food banks weather COVID-19

Lecture 8: Gestures JSON

Lecture 8 of Stanford’s iOS development course from Spring 2020 covers some persistence topics (UserDefaults API and JSON encoding/decoding) and the conceptual underpinnings of multi-touch gesture handling. We start adding these capabilities to EmojiArt by making its Model be convertible to/from JSON (using the Codable protocol) and then storing it (for now) in a lightweight … Read more Lecture 8: Gestures JSON