How Close Are We to Replacing Humans With Robots?

[TRACE] There are lots of different types of robots; insect robots, animal robots, jellyfish robots, toy robots, cooking robots, military robots..sex robots? An android is a human-like robot…it looks like a human, talks like a human, it acts like a human. Androids are the pinnacle of robotics and artificial intelligence. Successfully building an android is […]

Apollo 8: Around The Moon and Back

>>LISTEN, LISTEN TO THE WORDS OF THREE MEN FLYING AROUND THE MOON.>>NOW APPROACHING LUNAR SUNRISE AND FOR ALL THE PEOPLE BACK ON EARTH, THE CREW OF APOLLO 8 HAS A MESSAGE THAT WE WOULD LIKE TO SEND TO YOU>>APOLLO 8 ORIGINALLY WAS AN EARTH ORBITAL MISSION EXERCISING A LUNAR MODULE. BUT THE LUNAR MODULE WAS […]

Interview With Deborah Harrison: With Great Dialog Comes Great Responsibility

Jenara: I’m Jenara Nerenberg, I’m a journalist and we’re here at the RE•WORK Deep Learning Summit and we’re talking with Deborah Harrison now and Deborah thank you so much for being with us Deborah: It is my pleasure I’m delighted Jenara: We first just want to hear a little bit about your background and your […]

How the iPhone Tormented the World’s Happiest Nation

Can I show you my fancy bag of phones? Yes. I think I’ve got some good stuff for us. All Nokias. Wanna celebrate the Finnish pride. I got some classics here. That looks familiar. Yeah, we’ve got a few of these. And then I thought you might like this one. This is like… Maybe if […]

Summarize Scale Data with Frequencies and Descriptives Commands in SPSS (Ep.6A)

In our last video, we learn to explore categorical data; both ordered categories called “ordinal”, and unordered categories, called “nominal”. But what about continuous data like interval and ratio? We are going to dive deeper into exploring and summarizing scale level data with SPSS. After you import your data, but before you run your hypothesis […]

How Close Are We to Resurrecting Extinct Species?

[TRACE] The passenger pigeon, the gastric brooding frog, the wooly mammoth, they all have one thing in common, they’re extinct…. dead as a dodo, if you will. In fact, scientists estimate that 5 billion species have come and gone off this planet. But what if we could bring them back? What if extinction didn’t have […]

Explore and Summarize Categorical (Nominal or Ordinal) Data in SPSS (Ep.5)

After you import your data, but before you run your hypothesis tests, you should explore your data. When you have categorical variables, you want to know if you have any missing data. You want to see frequencies, percentages, and get a picture of how those data look. We are going to dive deeper into exploring […]

STEM Transfer Event at IDEA Campus

Recently, Irvine Valley College hosted a STEM transfer fair at the new IDEA campus in Tustin. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The focus of this event was to inform students who are majoring in these areas of their options, so they can successfully transfer to a four-year university. So today, I’m a […]

Katherine Johnson Interview, Sept. 2017

You want my honest answer? I think they’re crazy! [laughs] I was excited. It was something new. Always like something new. It gives credit to everybody who helped. I didn’t do anything alone but try to go to the root of the question. And succeeded there. Do your best, but *like* it. Like what you […]

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