October 21, 2020
Our guests today, Yan Shvartzshnaider and Colleen Josephson, discuss how a new technology embedded in newer Apple iPhones has the technology to track the owner's movements, down to the inch, indoors.
October 14, 2020
In this video, Dean Andrea Goldsmith provides an overview of what makes Princeton Engineering special.
How artificial intelligence can be turned against us: Prateek Mittal, associate professor of electrical engineering
October 13, 2020
Prateek Mittal, associate professor of electrical engineering at Princeton University, is here to discuss his team's research into how hackers can use adversarial tactics toward artificial intelligence to take advantage of us and our data.
Why YouTube review videos are often really paid ads (and how you can tell the difference): Michael Swart, Princeton Class of 2019
October 07, 2020
Our guest on "Cookies" today, Michael Swart, says a lot of YouTube review videos are practically paid commercials without even telling you. And he has a way to tell the difference.
October 02, 2020
For undergraduates in the engineering school, summer often means a chance to apply their learning in new ways, whether conducting field research, working in industry or volunteering abroad. Last summer, with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting many of these plans, some students’ research projects took them in unexpected directions.
October 01, 2020
Researchers at Princeton University have developed a tool that flags potential biases in sets of images used to train artificial intelligence (AI) systems. The work is part of a larger effort to remedy and prevent the biases that have crept into AI systems that influence everything from credit services to courtroom sentencing programs.
September 30, 2020
Jennifer Rexford, chair of the Princeton University Computer Science Department, visits the podcast to discuss what kind of vulnerabilities exist in the Internet that allow hackers to exploit its weaknesses.
September 22, 2020
There’s been a lot of anxiety lately about the security of the American balloting infrastructure, but Andrew Appel has been thinking about this question for years. He has research specialties in public policy and security and privacy. He’s a well-known specialist in election technology.
September 17, 2020
Limitations in DNA sequencing technology make it difficult to detect some major mutations often linked to cancer, such as the loss or duplication of parts of chromosomes. Now, methods developed by Princeton computer scientists will allow researchers to more accurately identify these mutations in cancerous tissue, yielding a clearer picture of the evolution and spread of tumors than was previously possible.
September 15, 2020