Penn Science Café Presents ‘Predicting Heart Disease With Twitter’ Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Millions of Twitter feeds open a window into the psychology of a community; through that data, researchers can measure the risk for heart disease with surprising accuracy. Social media provides a view into the collective mind, revealing the connection between shared psychological states and public health and illness.
Inaugural Penn Network Visualization Program Gallery Event Tuesday, August 5, 2014
A free event and gallery show of art derived from and inspired by network science and the artists participation in the Penn Network Visualization Program, developed by Danielle Basset, an assistant professor in the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s departments of Bioengineering and Electrica
Penn Science Café Presents ‘xLAB: Designing New Entertainment Experiences’ Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The founders of the newly formed xLAB will show off some of the interdisciplinary projects they are working on. The collaboration between Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science and School of Design uses the "Internet of things" to devise and deliver richer and more interactive entertainment experiences.