Featured This Month
Dr. Gurpreet Dhaliwal is a Professor of Medicine at UCSF and is generally considered one of the most skillful diagnosticians in the United States. He teaches medical students and residents in the ER, inpatient wards and outpatient clinic at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. He studies how doctors think, how they diagnose, how they make treatment decisions and how they develop expertise. He has published over ninety articles in leading medical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA. Dr. Dhaliwal writes for The Wall Street Journal's "The Experts" series, and, in 2012, he was profiled in The New York Times.
Today, the IT Industry accounts for about 2 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions, comparable to the footprint of air travel. Will IT emission eclipse air travel one day soon? Urs Hölzle thinks the clear answer is "no": he says IT energy will decrease, and perhaps decrease significantly, over the next decade. Find out why. Hölzle is Senior Vice President of Technical Infrastructure & Google Fellow and oversees the design and operation of the servers, networks, and data centers that power Google's services, as well as the development of the software infrastructure used by Google's applications. Recorded on 10/20/2017.
As humankind faces massive changes in weather patterns, sea level, ocean acidity, and oxygen levels, Scripps Oceanography has launched a new center focused on understanding and adapting to the impacts of climate change. Mark Merrifield, Director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations explains how the members of this dynamic network will develop strategies for climate change adaptation. Recorded on 06/11/2018.
UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla and Executive Vice Chancellor Elizabeth H. Simmons welcome Tam O'Shaughnessy, Cofounder and Executive Director of Sally Ride Science@UC Diego, who then presents a United States Postal Service video honoring the late Sally Ride and the new Sally Ride Forever commemorative stamp. Journalist Lynn Sherr follows with introductions of panelists Billie Jean King, Condoleezza Rice and Ellen Ochoa, who discuss Women in Leadership here: (uctv.tv/shows/33160) Recorded on 05/23/2018.