Intro to Raspberry pi with Christian Moscardi

This week, we conducted the Intro to Raspberry pi workshop, the last workshop of the semester! Being one of the most popular topics and featuring a useful platform for creating simple devices, the raspberry pi workshop managed to invoke great participation. The students were very excited to learn about the board even during the end of the semester! The speaker Christian Moscardi, has extensive hardware prototyping and hacking experience, most recently placing semifinalist at NYC BigApps…

Chatbot workshop with Karan Rajpal

How great would it be if you wrote a program that finds the jobs that you want from all over the internet? Last week, we had Karan Rajpal from Moat to give a workshop on creating a chatbot. The participants learnt to write the code to process natural language using python libraries. Karan gave a good introduction of Chatbots and NLP (Natural Language Processing) techniques with up-to-date examples. The session was very informative and we were…

Neuroscience and Mind Reading 101

The neuroscience and mind reading 101 workshop was conducted by Pia-Kelsey O’Neill and Jozsef from Genspace. Today, neuroscientists are developing new technologies to listen to and decipher the electrical activity of neurons in the brain. These technologies are already allowing people to control simple devices with their brains and in the future, may permit us to read out memories stored in the brain, among other things. In this workshop the participants learned how an electroencephalogram (EEG) works and how…

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