An Overview of Brain- Computer Interface (BCI)

Brain-Computer Interface may well be the next level of advanced man-machine interface after text and audio. A brain-computer interface (BCI)

About this Event

Tech billionaire Elon Musk recently promised an “awesome’ brain-computer interface technology being built by his side startup Neuralink.

“The profound impact of high bandwidth, high precision neural interfaces is underappreciated. Neuralink may have this in a human as soon as this year” .

In this seminar Dr. Kao will present an overview of BCI, types of BCI (invasive, non-invasive and partially invasive), how it works, its benefits, application uses, current limitations, and the future of BCI.


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Dr. William Kao received his BSEE, MSEE and PhD from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He worked in the Semiconductor and Electronic Design Automation industries for more than 30 years holding several senior and executive engineering management positions at Texas Instruments, Xerox Corporation, Cadence Design Systems.

Dr. Kao has authored more than 40 technical papers at IEEE Journals and Conferences, and holds eight software and IC design patents. He was an Adjunct Professor at UCLA Electrical Engineering Department where he taught courses in computer aided IC design.

Dr. Kao is a Senior Member of IEEE, and was one of the founding members of IEEE-Circuits and Systems - Silicon Valley Chapter in 2005.

Dr. Kao currently teaches Renewable Energy, Clean Technology courses at the University of California Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley Extension, and is a frequent lecturer on various Emerging Technologies including AI / Machine Learning, Big Data, Data Analytics, 5G, IoT, Smart Cities, Sensor Networks, Innovation, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Robotics, Clean Technology, Renewable Energy, and 3D Printing.

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CIE Coding Study Group - Summer Session Orientation

Time: 6/20/2020 10:00am-10:45pm PST (Sat)
Venue: Zoom Meeting
Registration: Click Here 

CIE-SF Coding Study Group, founded in 2019, is now welcoming new members to join! Do you want to improve your coding, technical interview, and speaking/communication skills? Look no further! 

This is a free group. Space is limited. If you want to join or wish to learn more about our group, please register through the link above. We will provide you zoom meeting access information of the 6/20 orientation. Please see the registration page for more information. Thank you!

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How to talk to Anyone - 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships

Event by Good Morning, Silicon Valley (GMSV), co-organized by CIE-SF and ANCCS

The event will be conducted in Mandarin through Zoom.

Reading the World is one of GMSV Channel’s programs.  We like to connect people around the world through reading. On our kick off event, we handpick “How to talk to Anyone - 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships”, which has been one of the top sellers for years.   The art of verbal communication is a key to lead you to earn love, happiness and respect in the business world, in your lovely family, and in your friends circle.   We would like to bring you the opportunity to meet with the Editor-in-Chief of the book in Chinese version , Irene Wu, who will share with us the core value of the way to talk! 

Special Thanks to Chinese Institute of Engineers-San Francisco Chapter (CIE-SF), and  American North California Chinese Schools (ANCCS) for co-organizing the event. No matter if you are an engineer, marketing professional, executive, no matter if you are in the office or with family, communication skill is always the key to success.


美西時間: 8 pm- 9:30 pm, Thursday, June 25

主辦:Good Morning Silicon Valley


參加方式(免費):Zoom Meeting


Good Morning Silicon Valley閱讀看世界是由兩位資深媒體人李喬琚(Maggie Li)和鄭琇文(Michelle Cheng)聯合主持製播的讀書會,利用無遠弗屆的網際網路,以閱讀連結世界。藉由訪談與線上互動,探討與分享各大領域書籍之心得,從GMSV平台出發,串連舊金山灣區以至各地廣大華人社群,沒有時空限制,以書會友,一起讀好書。歡迎加入Good Morning,Silicon Valley facebook群組 。

一本意外爆紅的書,是很多的人都想學書中的精萃。「跟任何人都可以聊得來( How to talk to anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships)」就是這樣的一本書。本次Good Morning Silicon Valley有幸邀請到把本書推向華人世界的李茲文化總編輯吳玟琪,談談如何在說完「哈囉!」之後,跟任何人都能聊得來。


跟任何人都可以聊得來原著作者朗德絲 (Leil Lowndes) 為國際知名的人際溝通權威,她觀察入微,從許多經驗中,粹鍊許多溝通技巧, 本書為誠品年度跨領域暢銷排行榜冠軍、誠品書店5年(2011-2016)評選全台最賣大書第4名,其他入榜包括博客來、紀伊國屋書店、金石堂等。

不論您身為工程師、行銷,管理職, 不論在職場,家庭和其他場合都需要和不同的人溝通無礙,本次活動感謝美洲中國工程師學會和北加州中國學校聯合參與協辦。

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