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Ebola is scary, but other diseases can be scarier

Ozlem Ergun

Ozlem Ergun

Associate Professor
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, College of Computing

Pinar Keskinocak

Pinar Keskinocak

Professor
School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, College of Engineering
Co-Director, Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics & Associate Director of Research, Health Systems Institute

Julie Swann

Julie Swann

Professor
School of Industrial abd Systems Engineering, College of Engineering
Co-Director, The center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics

As concerns and misconceptions about the Ebola virus continue, the directors of Georgia Tech’s Health and Humanitarian Systems Center remind everyone that people in the U.S. have little chance of catching the disease. Instead, families should focus their attention on vaccine-preventable diseases...
Friday
Oct
24

School of Architecture Lecture Series: Jim Case

12:00pm to 2:00pm
West Architecture, Room 258
Jim Case

Researchers develop world’s thinnest electric generator

Researchers have made the first experimental observation of piezoelectricity and the piezotronic effect in an atomically thin material, molybdenum disulfide.

Snakes and snake-like robots show how sidewinders conquer sandy slopes

Researchers have learned how sidewinder snakes climb sandy slopes, and put that knowledge to work with a snake-like robot.

LinkedIn Terms of Service: One of worst to one of the best

Casey Fiesler

Casey Fiesler

Ph.D. Candidate
School of Interacting Computing, College of Computing

In the past year, I’ve been picking on LinkedIn a bit for the copyright licensing requirements in their Terms of Service. When talking about my work, I routinely throw up a slide with this block of text as a visual demonstration of how unreadable TOS can be, and then explain worst case scenarios...
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