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    A five minutes video about the Venice Time Machine (Nouvo, RTS)

    yesterday - Digital Humanities Laboratory A team from TV programme Nouvo (RTS) went to Venice in order to document the Venice Time Machine project. On site, they also interviewed the students from the Digital Humanities Venice Fall School. You can find the videos here.

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    When Emotions Control Objects

    yesterday - Mediacom Dimming a light, immersive playing on a computer, and tracking yoga exercises in real time – sensors developed by SmartCardia use various vital signs to transmit data to a host of everyday objects.

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    19.10.14 - Laboratory for architecture as form Stocktaking: Taking measure of our relative advancement

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    New postdoc opening in Signal Processing

    17.10.14 - Signal Processing Laboratory 4 New postdoc opening for January 2015.

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    Marc Gruber hosts workshop on entrepreneurship for the unemployed

    17.10.14 - Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization Chair Professor Dr. Marc Gruber and his team hosted a one-day workshop at Odyssea to discuss public programs designed to alleviate local unemployment by helping unemployed people transition to successful entrepreneurship.

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    MOOC Manifesto: Current State and Perspectives

    17.10.14 - Massive open online courses Moocs Eight provocative positions are put forward, in hopes of aiding policy-makers, academics, administrators, and learners regarding the potential future of MOOCs in higher education. Co-edited by Pierre Dillenbourg, CEDE, EPFL.

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    New Paper on Optimized Adaptive Streaming

    17.10.14 - Signal Processing Laboratory 4 Optimal Selection of Adaptive Streaming Representations, accepted for publication in ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications

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    A new material brings spintronics closer

    17.10.14 - Mediacom Spintronics is a new field of electronics, using electron spin rather than charge. EPFL scientists, working with the Université Paris-Sud and Paul Scherrer Institut have shown that a conventional electrical insulator can be used as an optimal spintronic device.

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    Digital Humanities Venice Fall School 2014

    16.10.14 - Digital Humanities Laboratory The second Digital Humanities Venice Fall School has taken place in Venice from 6 to 10 October and gathered 24 students of Italian, Swiss and American origins, specialised in disciplines like Art History, Literature, as well as Computer Science or Mathematics.

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    Bill and Melinda Gates foundation - new call for "Grand Challenges"

    16.10.14 - Research Office The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now inviting applications beginning on November 4, 2014. The Grand Challenges family of initiative seeks innovative global health and development solutions.

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