Pure Science

Pure Science

FiRe’s Pure Science channel focuses on research by members of the FiRe community into pure science, including physics, climatology, space and ocean exploration, evolutionary theory, ethnology, and more.

 

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Leaders in This Focus Channel

  • Alexander Lex

    Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SCI Institute, University of Utah

  • Larry Smarr

    Director of Calit2 (a UC San Diego/UC Irvine partnership)

  • Nathan Lewis

    George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

  • Con Slobodchikoff

    CEO & President, Animal Communications Ltd; Director, Animal Language Institute; and Author

  • Jerry Woodall

    Distinguished Professor, College of Engineering, University of California-Davis

  • Bob Bishop

    Founder and President, ICES Foundation

  • David Brin

    Scientist, Author, and Chief Visionary, Futures Unlimited

  • Daniel Goldin

    Founder, President, and CEO, Intellisis Corp.

  • Shane Wall

    CTO, Hewlett-Packard

  • Stuart Smith

    Managing Director, CEO and Company Secretary, Redflow

  • Ross Whitaker

    Director, School of Computing; and Professor, SCI Institute; University of Utah

  • Bei Wang Phillips

    Assistant Professor, School of Computing; and Faculty Member, SCI Institute, University of Utah

  • Robert Anderson

    Chairman and CEO, Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technologies and HEVT LLC

  • Jon Myers

    Managing Director, NovaMetallix LLC

  • Philip Low

    Founder, Chairman & CEO, NeuroVigil Inc.

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Date

October 10-13, 2017

Location

Stein Eriksen Lodge
Park City, Utah

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    Mon, 22 May 2017 02:05:00 -0700

    Speaking in 2013 about his company’s work in quantum computers, D-Wave Systems’ Geordie Rose famously made the true insanity of this idea clear by describing his machine’s calculations as being coordinated across the multiverse. Yet most classical ...

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    Mon, 22 May 2017 01:52:00 -0700

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  • Why privacy and security must be built into the Internet of Things

    Sun, 21 May 2017 23:32:00 -0700

    “You’re not secure if you can’t control the destiny of your private information,” writes Cory Doctorow. “A system is not secure if it doesn’t give you the freedom to do what you need to do.” The author and privacy activist warns that so ...

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