Science & Research

Coders converge at Binghamton University's first-ever hackathon

HackBU hosted the hackathon over a 24-hour period from Friday evening to Saturday evening, drawing more than 250 participants. ...


Science & Research

IBM executive, tech experts highlight importance of big data

Innovation Day 2014 brought experts from different fields to Binghamton University’s Innovative Technologies Complex for an event called “Big Data, Making Sense of Our World.” ...


Science & Research

Binghamton University graduate students showcase multidisciplinary research

Attendees gathered in the Mandela Room on Tuesday for a display of graduate student research across campus titled “Journey Across Disciplines.” ...


Speakers

TEDx: "Stray the Path... the Story of My Life"

Actor, writer and director Ruben Santiago-Hudson brought words of inspiration to the TEDx crowd in the last speech of the day. In his talk, the artist spoke about straying off course in ...


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TEDx: "Drugs, 'Thugs,' and other Things We're Taught to Fear"

Gabriel sayegh, the state director of the Drug Policy Alliance, says its creating a system of mass incarceration, which he says is having extremely negative consequences on society. ...


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TEDx: "The birth of Jezebel"

Daring to escape the comfort of a steady paycheck from the largely male-dominated industry she had come to know and disdain, Anna Holmes left her work with women’s magazines to begin the ...


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TEDx 2014 covers Bitcoin, Jezebel, drug policy

Mathematician Hannah Fry, actor Ruben Santiago-Hudson, drug policy advocate gabriel sayegh (who chooses not to capitalize his first or last name), entrepreneur Sebastian Walker, engineer Jeff Garzik, editor Anna Holmes and doctoral ...


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TEDx: "Alternative Futures of Science Funding"

Eisenkop discussed websites like Experiment.com, which take the same approach as the website Kickstarter to fund science research projects. The sites enable donors to contribute to the projects that they think have ...


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TEDx: "The Mathematics of Love"

Hannah Fry, a mathematician and complexity scientist at the University College London’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, discussed ‘the mathematics of love’ during her TEDx talk at Binghamton University. ...


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TEDx: "Bitcoin: the organism"

For Jeff Garzik, core developer for Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency may be the biggest game changer since the Internet. ...