Category Archives: Talks

(Talk) Surprising Judgments about Robot Drivers: Experiments on Rising Expectations and Blaming Humans

Artificial Software Agents – like driverless cars – promise great benefits but also present some new risks. This talk focuses on the unexpected judgments people make about interactions with a software agent. Deploying a new research instrument – the N- … Continue reading

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(Talk) Making Threat Modelling Fun and Easy

Getting developers to think more defensively about their code is sometimes difficult. And with impending deadlines, its almost impossible to get them to do any sort of threat modelling. In this session, Dana will walk attendees through exploring how to … Continue reading

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(Talk) The Victorian “Moon Program” and the Troubled Birth of Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineers are the children of a failure so profoundly embarrassing that we don’t even talk about it. Certainly, most engineering curricula don’t. But history is important. In an act of boldness that could only result from foolish arrogance, the … Continue reading

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(Talk) Market-Oriented Cloud Computing and the Aneka Platform

Speaker: Rajkumar Buyya Location: UBC Vancouver Campus, 2356 Main Mall, MCLD 418 Date & Time: September 10, 2013, 4:30pm

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(Talk) Trustworthy Smart-Grid Infrastructures: Threats, Challenges, and Countermeasures

Speaker: Saman Zonouz Location: UBC Vancouver Campus, 2332 Main Mall, Kaiser 2020 Date & Time: July 25, 2013, 3:30 p.m

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