TWed: Tetherless World Educational Series

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Starting with the Fall 2011 term, "there's always something happening in the Tetherless World!"

Logistics (Fall 2015):

About TWed:

TWed Talks are informal overview talks and tutorials on topics of interest to the Tetherless World community. TWed gives members and friends of the lab the chance to share tools and expertise. TWed Talks are not intended to be lectures; they are expected to be highly interactive and fun! TWed leaders are strongly encouraged to include live "hack" activities in their session plans.

Schedule of TWed Topics and Leaders (Fall 2015):

Possible Fall 2015 TWed Topics (still to be scheduled):

  • Talk: Research Data Management for Scientific Communities (DCO Data Science team)
  • Talk: Topics of interest by Tetherless World students
  • Talk: Topics of interest by Professors Jim Hendler, Deborah McGuinness, Peter Fox, and Heng Ji


Date Video Leader Topic (7p-8p) Comments
02 Sep Jim McCusker Cool Tools for Research Project Management and Collaboration See:
09 Sep   Paulo Pinheiro HADataC: Human Aware Data Collection Framework See:
w/o 14 Sep NO TWed! John travelling      
w/o 21 Sep NO TWed!      
28 Sep Rui Yan Stream Reasoning: where stream processing and semantic reasoning meet See:
Stream Reasoning Tutorial (ISWC 2013)
07 Oct Tongtao Zhang Nüshu script See:
Nüshu script (Wikipedia)
w/o 12 Oct TBD TDB See:
w/o 19 Oct Hao Zhong & Marshall Ma Rescuing Scientific Data See:
w/o 26 Oct TBD TDB See:
w/o 02 Nov Yu Hong TDB See:
w/o 09 Nov TBD TDB See:
w/o 16 Nov NO TWed! John travelling      
w/o 23 Nov NO TWed! RPI Thanksgiving Break      
w/o 30 Nov TBD TDB See:
w/o 07 Dec TWC Grad Students Fall 2015 TWed Lightning Talks! SIGN UP NOW!! See:

Schedule Notes:

  • TWed Talk opportunities available during December and January as requested!
  • Dates in bold have been "reserved" by the leader...
  • The alternating hack/talk pattern may interrupted to accommodate the schedule of leaders.
  • Topic suggestions and requests are always welcome!


TWed Talks from previous terms are archived!

2011-2012 TWed Fall 2011 TWed Spring 2012
2012-2013 TWed Fall 2012 TWed Spring 2013
2013-2014 TWed Fall 2013 TWed Spring 2014
2014-2015 TWed Fall 2014 TWed Spring 2015
2014-2015 TWed Fall 2015 TWed Spring 2016