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Thu, 05/16/2019 - 2:21pm
Shaza Mehdi tried diagnosing blighted flowers by Googling images of plant diseases and comparing those images with the sick roses, sparking an idea that led her to come up with PlantMD — a smartphone app that can diagnose a plant disease with the snap of a photo: After three months of researching, coding and getting some help from her high school teachers, Mehdi launched the app. “PlantMD works when you take a picture of a plant,” she said. “It…
Thu, 05/10/2018 - 2:51pm
UGA's recently established Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy uses anti-malware software developed by the institute’s network security expert, associate professor of computer science Roberto Perdisci, to detect malware downloads on its own networks - a model other institutions are begiining to follow: “Your antivirus software installed on your computer to protect against malware attacks will always be behind,” Perdisci says. Such software…
Fri, 01/31/2014 - 10:15am
Very interesting juxtaposition of forces arrayed this week, highlighted in separate articles, connected by a major weather event and both predicated on an issue critical to the state and UGA: economic development. First, the Columns article, Downtown Connector, about the importance of linking the new Office of Economic Development to important partners in Atlanta: Sixty-five miles is the distance between UGA's hub in Athens and Atlanta, Georgia'…

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