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TEDxBaltimore 2011 CAROL REILEY - From Personal Computers to Personal Robots (The Future We Make)

Speaker: Carol Reiley Carol is currently finishing her doctoral research in surgical robotics at Johns Hopkins University and running TinkerBelle Laboratory, focused on creating lovely, low-cost, do-it-yourself projects. She holds a patent on surgical skill evaluation and has been featured on PC World, the Washington Post, NPR and Engadget, among others. Previous projects include underwater and industrial robotics projects at Santa Clara University, space satellite work with Lockheed Martin, people detection efforts at GE Research, and clinical trials for wireless patient monitoring systems with startup AID-Network. She also used to work on a quirky cable television show called Homework Helpline for pre-collegiate students. Carol earned her bachelors at Santa Clara University in Computer Engineering and her masters in Computer Science at Johns Hopkins. Host: Anthony McCarthy For more than a decade McCarthy has been a constant voice in journalism, public policy circles, and Maryland's progressive faith community. Whether as the host of three award-winning radio talk shows, as an aide to numerous national and local political leaders, or as a national speaker and lecturer on contemporary political and social issues, McCarthy has been engaged in informing, empowering and improving his community. Find out more about Anthony McCarthy here: Organizer: Mel Brennan TEDxBaltimore's lead organizer, Mel is formerly a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology at Towson University (MD, USA) and is currently District Executive Center Director for Baltimore City with the Y of Central Maryland. A graduate of McDaniel College, Mel's doctoral work took place at the University of Stirling, Scotland UK, with a focus on human kinetics, human rights and Olympiads. Find out more about Mel Brennan here: About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations) Webcast and Videos produced by Open Range Video.
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