Electronics fueled the 2000 US budget surplus. Will AI help or hinder?

Co-sponsored by: Boston Section, life members affiliate group; Boston SSIT Chapter The “dot-com” digital technology boom together with governmental tax increases resulted in the 1998 – 2001 federal budget surplus. Will emerging artificial intelligence, AI, and deep learning technology help the US recover from the budget deficits we have had since 2001? AI should make… Read more

Predictive Fiction

We (professionals, public, policy makers, etc.) need to try to get a handle on where technological change is going, and how to anticipate some of the impact of the various trajectories.  A tool for doing this is a fairly constrained form of Science Fiction I call “predictive” fiction.  Stories that are build on our current… Read more

TEDx Conference in Derry NH June 2nd

Co-sponsored by: NH IEEE as a Community Partner In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. The NH event is called TEDxAmoskeagMillyard.  This event will combine TED.com talks, and similar talks from… Read more

STEM Volunteer Panel

Co-sponsored by: NH IEEE Life Members Have you considered helping out at a STEM event at your local school, or for a regional event?   There are plenty of opportunities and ways to get involved.  These can include judging, presenting or support at single day events, or mentoring over a period of time.  Events in NH… Read more

TEDx AM Story Salon

From the time we are children, we know the world through stories. Who decides which stories get told? And how they get told? How do we know we have the right story? Or that it is complete? Join us for this discussion about one of the building blocks of society—story. The goal of the TEDxAmoskeagMillyard… Read more

The future of mobility

Co-sponsored by: SEE Science Center The evolution of electric vehicles (EVs) is bringing mobility closer to its highest potential, but gaps still need to be filled before we can reach this electric future. Join us as we discuss the impact EVs are having on the future of mobility, the importance of global EV adoption and… Read more

Artificial Intelligence: Myths and Potentials

Co-sponsored by: Boston Section, life members affiliate group Artificial Intelligence, How it is currently applied and near term potential uses.  Who is practicing Artificial  Intelligence and how effective is it in its present embodiment.  Speaker(s): Jim, Agenda: 3:30 Coffee and Cookies 4PM Presentation followed by discussion, questions, concerns, whatever Location: Bldg: Lincoln Lab Cafeteria 244 Wood… Read more

A Little Bit More About Big Data

Co-sponsored by: Boston Section, life members affiliate group Big Data just keeps getting bigger, and it may be that we have gone past a tipping point on applications. What if you could cross connect thousands of data points on every person in the U.S.?  What f you could run human medical/psychological tests on thousands or… Read more