For one week a semester, Rachel Clark lives by two words: Be paranoid.
It’s not because of finals, class registration, or Dead Week — though the final item may seem applicable — but because flying socks and marshmallows are the norm and death lurks in every shadow and doorway.
Tech’s campus has fallen prey to zombies.
A Sampling of Sapelo Island
In my sleep I was fain of their fellowship, fain
Of the live-oak, the marsh, and the main.
—Sidney Lanier, Hymns of the Marshes
Tap Into Your Inner Inventor
It’s one thing to have a great idea. It’s another to turn that idea into an invention that can save lives or at least make life a bit more comfortable.
Georgia Tech students have the opportunity to do just that thanks to the InVenture Prize. The annual contest rewards students with cash prizes and free patents for big innovations that aim to solve the world’s problems.
A Memorial to the Unthinkable
Georgia Tech architecture alumnus Michael Arad designed the 9/11 Memorial in remembrance of those killed in the attacks on September 11, 2001.
The Georgia Robotics and InTelligent Systems Lab is studying how large-scale robotic teams can solve complex tasks that individual robots cannot solve by themselves.
Drawing inspiration from swarming insects and flocking birds, researchers are finding that simple robot-to-robot rules make the 'bots move together in interesting and very useful ways.