Russian trolls, Twitter bots stoked vaccine debate by spreading misinformation, study finds

Social media bots and Russian trolls spread false information about vaccines on Twitter, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Hopkins and other institutions.

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Gerald M. Masson Distinguished Lecture: September 25, 2018

The last decade has seen significant advances in robotics and artificial intelligence leading to an irrational exuberance in technology.
To check out the abstract and learn more about the lecturer, Vijay Kumar.

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Quantum Supremacy and Its Applications

In the near future, there will likely be special-purpose quantum computers with 50-70 high-quality qubits and controllable nearest-neighbor couplings. Attend the talk to learn more. Download the flyer to check out the abstract and learn more about the lecturer, Scott Aaronson.

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CS’ Tushar Jois Awarded Upsilon Pi Epsilon Scholarship

In September 2018, Tushar Jois, a PhD student in the Johns Hopkins Computer Science Department, was awarded a $1,500 Upsilon Pi Epsilon Scholarship.

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Summer 2018: JHU Engineering

In the latest issue of JHU Engineering, we look at the efforts of Johns Hopkins researchers to monitor social media for public health, to problem solve to improve patient care, and to unravel the complexities of the way humans perceive sound.

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