Public lectures

"Tracking the Action:  To Crash or Not to Crash" by Prof J. Guttag of MIT CSAIL (October 2013)
  • Prof Guttag discusses research in big data, computer visualization and sports analytics.

"The Future of Cyber Security" by E . Winsborrow of ZanttZ Inc. and Dr. C. Schultz of Neo Prime Solutions (April 2013)
  • Mr. Winsborrow and Dr. Schultz discuss the progression of malware from its original days to the current nation-state sponsored advanced techniques, and distinguish the categories of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) from basic criminal attacks to cyber espionage to military weapons.

"Next Generation Humanitarian Technology" (180MB PDF) by Dr P Meier, Director of Social Innovation, QCRI (April 2013)
  • Dr  Meier explores the rise of digital humanitarian response and describes why human computing and artificial intelligence are key to developing the next generation of humanitarian technologies.


, Al-Nasr tower, Doha, Qatar.