Georgia Tech

The Georgia Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as Georgia Tech, Tech, or GT) is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. It is a part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shanghai, China; and Singapore.The educational institution was founded in 1885 as the Georgia School of Technology as part of Reconstruction plans to build an industrial economy in the post-Civil War Southern United States. Initially, it offered only a degree in mechanical engineering. By 1901, its curriculum had expanded to include electrical, civil, and chemical engineering.
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    • Facebook, 17 Universities Announce Sponsored Academic Research Agreement

      Facebook is turning to 17 universities to help it speed up technology projects. Regina Dugan, vice president of engineering and head of the social network’s Building 8 group, announced the Sponsored Academic Research Agreement, a multi-university group that will allow the social network to collaborate with individual faculty and labs on joint technology projects within weeks and days.

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  • Is Instagram Your Visual Content Marketing Superpower?

    … as short as 13 milliseconds enables the viewer to extract a photo’s conceptual meaning without advance knowledge. Further, the researchers found that the images’ conceptual identities could be maintained briefly so that the viewer can match the photo to a name presented after the sequence of images. Other research from Georgia Tech and Yahoo Labs…

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