LASER Talk at Stanford
Chaired by Piero Scaruffi
7:00-7:25: Jenn Smith (Mills College/ Assistant Professor of Biology) on "Leadership in Mammalian Societies: Emergence, Distribution, Power, and Payoff" With elections around the corner, which traits make a good leader?
7:25-7:50: Greg Niemeyer (Associate Professor of the UC Berkeley Center for New Media and Founder of the Stanford University Digital Art Center) on "Edge of Consciousness" Visualizing and sonifying patterns of thought.
7:50-8:10: BREAK. Before or after the break, anyone in the audience currently working within the intersections of art and science will have 30 seconds to share their work. Please present your work as a teaser so that those who are interested can seek you out during social time following the event.
8:10-8:35: David Anderson (UC Berkeley/ Space Sciences Laboratory) on "An introduction to SETI@home" What if ordinary people's devices could do scientific computing?
8:35-9:00: Lisa Wymore (UC Berkeley/ Dep of Theater, Associate Professor and Department Vice-Chair) on "Improvisational Dance Within Computer Augmented Spaces: Dancing with the Unknowable" Abstract forthcoming.
9:00pm-9:30pm: Discussions, networking You can mingle with the speakers and the audience
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Sponsored by the Arts Institute, Dean of Research, Dean of Humanities & Sciences, Dean of Engineering, and Continuing Studies.
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