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Networks of Systems and Society - Lecture, Monday, 26 June 2017

The emergence of large networked systems has brought about new challenges to researchers and practitioners alike. While such systems perform well under normal operations, they can exhibit fragility in response to certain disruptions that may lead to catastrophic cascades of failures.   Weiterlesen 


Science and Development Forum, Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Mathematical sciences are an indispensable discipline for basic and applied sciences, which are preconditions for fostering development. Sound statistics play a crucial role in assessing the state of a nation and devising appropriate policy measures. ETH Zurich is well positioned to contribute research partnerships and capacity development in various fields of mathematical and data sciences.   Weiterlesen 


My other computer is a data center

On Monday, 23 January 2017, Urs Hölzle, Google's employee No. 8 and current Senior Vice President for Technical Infrastructure, will give a lecture at ETH Zurich. He will give insights into his personal career, the current opportunities of Cloud Computing; how his team protect, respect and defend Google users and what makes him confident that Google will reach 100% renewable energy for their global operations in 2017. Weiterlesen 


The world is getting smaller and there is no escape

Our world is fundamentally changing. We are living within global tipping points of almost inconceivable magnitude which are impacting every aspect of our lives; our communities; our cities and our societies. But how are people dealing with change? To some extent, human behaviour adapts to change not out of conviction, but rather comfort, fear or greed. Weiterlesen 

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