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CSE PhD student Matt Bernhard on the Facebook data breach

In this video, CSE PhD Student Matt Bernhard weighs in on the matter Facebook data harvesting, such as that done by Cambridge Analytica.| Short Read

50 million Facebook profiles were harvested by Cambridge Analytica as part of a major data breach, unearthing ethical questions of users’ privacy and who is responsible for protecting it. Matt Bernhard, CSE PhD Student in CSE Professor J. Alex Halderman’s research group, weighed in on the matter and provided his expertise.

Matt Bernhard on Facebook data harvesting
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Jay Guo holds a sheet of flexible transparent conductor on the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering North Campus. The material sandwiches a thin layer of silver between two “dielectric” materials, aluminum oxide and zinc oxide, producing a conductive anti-reflection coating on the sheet of plastic.

Making plastic more transparent while also adding electrical conductivity

Michigan Engineers change the game by making a conductive coating that’s also anti-reflective. | Medium Read