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Everybody Lies

Author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, a former Google data scientist, lecturer at the Wharton Business School, and NY Times opinion writer, draws this conclusion in the title book. He analyzed data derived from bits of information left on Google, social media, dating, and even porn sites, that reveal people’s personal truths. He maintains that Internet searches done in private and social media postings reveal what folks really think and that people lie to friends, lovers, surveys – even...


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How a Spray From the Hardware Store Could Improve Nuclear Fusion

Ryan McBride, Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering helps to author an article about polyurethane and how it can be used to stop rogue plasmas from ruining magnetic compression experiments. August 6, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #Science #Technology #NuclearEngineeringandRadiologicalSciences #polyurethane


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Introduction to HTML5

Thanks to a growing number of software programs, it seems as if anyone can make a webpage. But what if you actually want to understand how the page was created? There are great textbooks and online resources for learning web design, but most of those resources require some background knowledge. This course is designed to help the novice who wants to gain confidence and knowledge. We will explore the theory (what actually happens when you click on a link on a webpage?), the practical (what do...


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Introduction to User Experience Principles and Processes

This UX course provides an introduction to the fields of UX research and design. Learners will gain an understanding of what is involved in UX research, including conducting interviews, evaluating systems, and analyzing systems using principles of good design. Learners will also learn about the work involved in UX Design, including the generation of promising design solutions and the creation of prototypes at multiple levels of fidelity. By interleaving successive phases of UX Research and...


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Understanding and Visualizing Data with Python

In this course, learners will be introduced to the field of statistics, including where data come from, study design, data management, and exploring and visualizing data. Learners will identify different types of data, and learn how to visualize, analyze, and interpret summaries for both univariate and multivariate data. Learners will also be introduced to the differences between probability and non-probability sampling from larger populations, the idea of how sample estimates vary, and how...


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Understanding the Quantum World and Beyond

#60+mins #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Science #Technology #Physics #Mathematics #Engineering #OLLI

 09-17-2019 01:00 PM - 12-10-2019 03:00 PM ET


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Introduction to Astrophysics

#60+mins #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Science #Technology #AstronomyandAstrophysics #SpaceScience #Mathematics #OLLI

 10-18-2019 01:00 PM - 01-24-2020 03:00 PM ET


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Everybody Lies

#60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse ​​​ #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Society #Technology #SocialMedia #DataScience #Psychology #OLLI ​​​​​​​​

 10-04-2019 01:00 PM - 12-16-2019 03:00 PM ET


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Understanding the Revolutionary Changes in Businesses and Jobs

#60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Business #Technology #Economics #Workplace #CorporateSocialResponsibility #OLLI ​​​​​​​​​​

 09-16-2019 01:00 PM - 10-21-2019 03:00 PM ET


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TED Talks (10/29/19-12/03/19)

#60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Society #Technology #Design #FilmandVideoStudies #Activism #OLLI #TEDTalk ​​​​​​​​​​​

 10-29-2019 09:30 AM - 12-03-2019 11:30 AM ET