The book, which was co-authored with David Rosen (Trinity College), looks at the conflict between surveillance and privacy rights over the last four centuries – and at how this conflict has shaped modern liberalism.
AT&T Inc. officially opened its Foundry product development center at Technology Square on the Georgia Tech campus Aug. 27. The move gives AT&T a prominent place in a company-support system acknowledged as a leader in fostering both technology and business innovation.
A contingent of faculty from the School of Architecture are traveling to Singapore for the World Architecture Festival where they will not only present, but will find out if their shortlisted projects will win accolades from some of the profession’s most acclaimed reviewers.
The College of Architecture recently announced the addition of five new professors in its Schools, along with some reappointments and changes in program leadership.
A common myth today is that young people are all glued to the Internet, but in fact, only 30 percent of the world’s youth population between the ages of 15 and 24 years old have been active online for at least five years.
In South Korea, 99.6 percent of young people are active, the highest percentage in the world. The least? The Asian island of Timor Leste with less than 1 percent.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Georgia Tech community is about to get a taste of French culture and experience innovative examples of Franco-American collaboration in business, scientific, cultural, and humanitarian endeavors.
From Oct. 23 through Nov. 9, the Consulate General of France in Atlanta and Georgia Tech will host the two-week event, France-Atlanta: Together Toward Innovation 2013.
The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has broadened the definition of laboratory testing. Through soliciting everyday consumers as participants, HomeLab is now a formidable force, at 500-strong.
The HomeLab initiative expands Georgia Tech’s product evaluation capabilities in testing health, wellness, and aging-at-home technologies. HomeLab participants test and use these technologies in their homes, assisting manufacturers in design and usability and supporting the aging-in-place paradigm.
This past holiday season, the Supply Chain and Logistics Institute at Georgia Tech held their annual contest to determine which leading carrier could first deliver a package to a hard-to-reach destination.
John Bartholdi, a professor who leads the project, decided to test the system during the busy holiday season by sending packages to Santa Claus Village in Lapland, Finland.
Not long after Kathy Spetz graduated from Florida State University with a degree in fashion design, she flew to Atlanta to interview for a stewardess job with Delta Air Lines. She never did get those wings, but she eventually wound up making some – for Georgia Tech’s beloved mascot, Buzz.
Her company, Spetz Productions, has designed and made countless costumes for sports teams and corporations. Her college mascots have consistently earned top honors from the Universal Cheerleaders Association.
Today’s cyber attacks aren’t just a threat to computer networks. Those with malicious intent can disrupt important infrastructure systems such as utilities and power grids.
The trick is to identify when such attacks are underway.
The Department of Energy has awarded the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) $1.7 million to help detect cyber attacks on our nation’s utility companies.