Stanford University Department of Electrical Engineering
Computer Systems Colloquium (EE380) Schedule
Wednesdays, 4:30-5:45 in Gates B03

The Stanford EE Computer Systems Colloquium (EE380) meets on Wednesdays 4:30-5:45 throughout the academic year. Talks are given before a live audience in Room B03 in the basement of the Gates Computer Science Building on the Stanford Campus. The live talks (and the videos hosted at Stanford and on YouTube) are open to the public.

Stanford students may enroll in EE380 to take the Colloquium as a one unit S/NC class. Enrolled students are required to keep an electronic notebook or journal and to write a short, pithy comment about each of the ten lectures and a short free form evaluation of the class in order to receive credit. Assignments are due at the end of the quarter, on the last day of examinations.

EE380 is a video class. Live attendance is encouraged but not required. We (the organizers) feel that watching the video is not a substitute for being present in the classroom. Questions are encouraged.

Many past EE380 talks are available on YouTube, see the EE380 Playlist.

Videos from the current Quarter are hosted by Stanford; the lecture videos are available on YouTube a day or so following the lecture. The videos are now in HTML5--you should be able to watch the videos on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer. See the individual talk abstracts for links to ancillary materials, if any.

EE380 lectures are webcast live (W4:30-5:45 Pacific Time) . The live stream requires Windows Media Player.

Date Speaker Affiliation Topic Title
Sept 26, 2018 Dorsa Sadigh Stanford Algorithm Design Interactive Autonomy: a human-centered approach for safe interactions    [VIDEO]
Oct 3, 2018 Pradip Bose IBM Systems Architecture Efficient and Resilient Systems in the Cognitive Era   [VIDEO]
Oct 10, 2018 2017 Turing Award Recipients
John Hennessy AND David Patterson
Alphabet and Google Computer Architecture New Golden Age for Computer Architecture: Domain-Specific Hardware/Software Co-Design, Enhanced Security, Open Instruction Sets, and Agile Chip Development   [VIDEO]
Oct 17, 2018 Alex Beutel and Ed Chi Google Machine Learning The Case for Learned Index Structures   [VIDEO]
Oct 24, 2018 Jaron Lanier Microsoft Computers and Society Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now and other thoughts about Internet.   [VIDEO] (replacement talk--see Abstract)
Oct 31, 2018 Eric McGhee Public Policy Institute Technology and Politics Partisan Gerrymandering and the Supreme Court: The Role of Social Science (Video originally presented Nov 11, 2017) [VIDEO]
Nov 7, 2018 Pat Helland Salesforce System Architecture "Mind Your State for Your State of Mind"   [VIDEO]
Nov 14, 2018 Damon Centola University of Pennsylvania Social Networks How Behavior Spreads  [VIDEO]
Nov 28, 2018 Nikola K. Blanchard IRIF (Research Institute on the Foundations of Computer Sciences); Universitsé Paris Diderot; France Security Safe passwords made easy to use nbsp; [VIDEO]   [SLIDES-PDF]  
Dec 5, 2018 David Henkel-Wallace Machine Learning Leela: a Semantic Intelligent Agent   [VIDEO]


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