Sramana Majumdar

"Violence, Identity and Self-determination: Narratives of conflict from the Kashmir Valley" 4:15 PM, Monday 18 Nov Room 239, BYC Bryn Mawr College

Exposure Index

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U.S. may end drone strikes in Pakistan

After years of Pakistani anger over U.S. drone strikes, Secretary of State Kerry’s statement is probably viewed as a good sign there.

Robotic pruning

Pruning, fruit picking, and tree management are time consuming tasks heavily dependent on human pattern detection and visual processing.  Even though computer systems are notoriously bad at those skills, it has not stopped scientists and engineers from trying to produce a fully automated pruning system.

Drones in Games: Eve Online

Eve Online is a massively multiplayer online game set in the far future.  Players pilot space-ships and interact in a universe where almost all aspects of the economy and government are dependent on players, up to and including ponzi schemes and assassinations.  Players can also control their own fleet of drones, which can be used […]

National Geographic: Cheap, Disposable UAS are the New Storm Chasers

The military is not the only organization with hazardous flight missions.  Besides hurricanes and wildfires, the article also discusses the development of small, quiet, and mostly biodegradable drones for wildlife tracking.

Driverless tractors till German high-tech farm

Germany’s manufacturing industry – already known for high-tech heavy machinery – is well placed to supply this transition to automated agriculture.