Fri, 24 April 2020
Becca Taylor joins us to discuss her work studying the impact of plastic bag bans as published in Bag Leakage: The Effect of Disposable Carryout Bag Regulations on Unregulated Bags from the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. How does one measure the impact of these bans? Are they achieving their intended goals? Join us and find out!
Direct download: plastic-bag-bans.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:45am PDT
Sat, 18 April 2020
We are joined by Arash Kalatian to discuss Decoding pedestrian and automated vehicle interactions using immersive virtual reality and interpretable deep learning.
Direct download: self-driving-cars-and-pedestrians.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:58am PDT
Fri, 10 April 2020
Computer Vision is not Perfect
Julia Evans joins us help answer the question why do neural networks think a panda is a vulture. Kyle talks to Julia about her hands-on work fooling neural networks.
Julia runs Wizard Zines which publishes works such as Your Linux Toolbox. You can find her on Twitter @b0rk
Direct download: computer-vision-is-not-perfect.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:53am PDT
Sat, 4 April 2020
Jessica Hullman joins us to share her expertise on data visualization and communication of data in the media. We discuss Jessica’s work on visualizing uncertainty, interviewing visualization designers on why they don't visualize uncertainty, and modeling interactions with visualizations as Bayesian updates.
Lab: MU Collective
Direct download: uncertainty-representations.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:18am PDT