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September 2020

The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution

September 17,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online

The 18th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture presented in association with the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Kansas City, the Princeton Alumni Association of Greater Kansas City, and the Yale Club of Kansas City. Harvard biological anthropologist Richard Wrangham will trace the evolutionary histories of humans’ reactive and proactive aggression.

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How Do I Become a Computer Scientist?

September 25,2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Are you a student thinking about a career as a computer scientist? Do you want to see a cutting edge augmented and virtual reality lab? If so, join us for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from Dayveon Ross, co-founder and President of ShotTracker and Sherry Lumpkins , Principal Consultant at Blue Symphony LLC. You’ll also have a chance to learn about UMKC’s School of Computing and Engineering programs and see their state-of-the-art AR/VR lab.

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October 2020

The Seasonal Curse of Artificial Intelligence

October 1,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online

Current generation machine learning and pattern recognition algorithms have made impressive leaps in performance across application domains by exploiting correlations in Big Data. As we identify weaknesses and limitations in current AI, will we once again fall victim to the seasonal curse of AI?

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Making Space: Women Who Have Shown Us the Stars

October 10,11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online

Throughout history, women have made, and continue to make, significant contributions to astronomy through their work to disseminate observations and discoveries with visualizations and publications. Join astrophysicist and science communicator Dr. Héloïse Stevance and Linda Hall Library’s new assistant curator of rare books and manuscripts Dr. Jamie Cumby to discover and celebrate the important contributions women past and present have made to astronomy, including highlights from the Library’s extensive astronomical collection.

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Communicating with Robots: Towards Complex Language in Partially Observed Environments

October 15,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online

The ability for people to communicate with machines simply and seamlessly is becoming ever more critical, but how do scientists build machines capable of navigating the complexities of human language?

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