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Lunch & Learn: Millions, billions, zillions: (In)numeracy still matters with Brian Kernighan

Says Princeton Computer Science professor Brian Kernighan: “As calculators and computers have become steadily more powerful, they have buried us in an avalanche of numbers and graphs and charts, many of which claim to present the truth about important issues. … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: Infrared Optical Sensing for Health and the Environment with Claire Gmachl and Jim Smith

The National Science Foundation has funded a multimillion-dollar Engineering Research Center based at Princeton University that is expected to revolutionize sensor technology, yielding devices that have a unique ability to detect minute amounts of chemicals found in the atmosphere, emitted … Continue reading

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