Swedish musician Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, was found dead on April 20 in Muscat, Oman. Aged 28, Avicii died of an apparent suicide, leaving his family, fans, listeners, and enthusiasts devastated.
The person who is known to have produced the Korean subtitles for Avengers: Infinity War has since been publicly shamed, with meme-ified mistakes dug up from older movies’ Korean subtitles, even some that are not of his own doing.
In throes of the recent PyeongChang Olympics, there have been contentious arguments on whether the Union Team proposed by the government was political lobbying that disregarded the players’ positions and futures.
[Debate] Is Political Apathy a Problem for KAIST Students?KAIST has had a difficult time finding adequate political participation from the student body. Surveys related to upcoming campus-wide legislature often go unnoticed by some apathetic students, and only after the policy is set in place does it attract enough attention. Are KAIST students exercising a healthy degree of political participatio
An ill-fated duo has taught Korea a valuable lesson: one that none of the Bushes, Kims, or Arroyos could teach us, one that millions took to the street every week to learn, one that demystified a deified dead.On one hand stands the princess, left to the hands of her secretaries and assistants after both her parents were assassinated. She must have walked a lonely path. Even though she may have bee
President Moon’s way to the Blue House was a tough one. During the presidential debates, the then-candidate seemed to struggle most with questions demanding his stance on two issues: defense and science and technology. As he is no more a candidate, now seems an opportune time to further scrutinize his policies on those agenda.As a former special forces soldier, President Moon does appear con
The previous and the current issues of The KAIST Herald each present an article about the recently released university rankings and how well KAIST did on them compared to other universities and to its own performance last year. While critics of the rankings themselves would point out what they believe are the innately problematic aspects of the ranking system, there may still be ways to make do wi
At the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) World Congress, which took place in the Netherlands from October 10 to 14 and was attended by more than 2,000 participants, KAIST researchers Seungsoo Lee, Changhoon Yoon, Jaehyun Nam, and Professor Seungwon Shin of the School of Electrical Engineering were awarded the Best SDN Solution Showcase Award for their work on leading the SDN security project DELTA
On October 25, KAIST President Sung-Mo Kang and Technical University Denmark (DTU) Senior Vice President Martin P. Bendsoe signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Embassy of Denmark in Seoul. The MOU highlights exchanging students and researchers through startup programs, in addition to strengthening the intervarsity collaboration in education and research. The signing took place during
On October 31, Nature Communications published a paper titled “ Exploiting the speckle correlation scattering matrix for a compact reference-free holographic image sensor”, written by Professor YongKeun Park and graduate student KyeoReh Lee, both from the Biomedical Optics Laboratory at KAIST.In the paper, the authors describe a novel method to build holographic image sensors with the
The Korean people had witnessed how Prosecutor Young-ryeol Lee appeared on television to pinpoint the nation’s incumbent president as an accomplice in an unprecedentedly controversial corruption scandal involving Soon-sil Choi. President Park’s status since then is “criminal suspect”.Around the corner lie pending investigation results, but President Park’s political s
Campus France is organizing the 2016 Etudier en France Fair as a rendezvous occasion for students looking to study in France and coordinators of French higher education institutions. Translated as “Study in France”, the name of the fair says it all; organizers hope that participants “gain valuable information about what it is like to study in France.”Scheduled from 1 p.m. t
We are at the peak of inflated expectations about drones. So many people are hyped up, in one way or another, about what drones are capable of delivering to us: pizzas and burritos, missiles and railguns, fun and thrill, political debates and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) meetings, etc to the point that how drones themselves have been brought to us is mostly overlooked. Now, having explore
On September 22, Professor Hasok Chang was invited to give a seminar at the School of Humanities and Social Science Building (N4) at 5:30 p.m. As the first in a series of Science and Technology Policy (STP) Colloquium seminars scheduled this semester, the seminar by Professor Chang was titled “Voltaic batteries and technoscience in the 19th century” and was attended by about 40 profess
On September 28, the School of Electrical Engineering (EE) has officially announced its initiative, ambitiously titled “EE Co-op” program at the school building (E3-2) at 7 p.m. EE Co-op is the school’s revamped, skill-set- oriented internship program. Professor Yong Hoon Lee outlined the specifics of the implementation at the EE Co- op Information Session attended by fifty under
The 2017 KAIST Grand Challenge 30 Project is open to submissions until October 31. KAIST has organized this initiative to encourage researchers to tackle globally problematic issues and study fundamental and basic sciences for an extended period of time up to 30 years, without any mid-project evaluation of the “fruits” of the research being pursued. Full-time employees of KAIST with mo
Given the variety of policies adopted by different countries, one may be inclined to think that Korea is in dire need of relaxing the progressive rate it imposes on electricity consumption, especially for households. However, to students at KAIST, where electricity consumption at dormitories comes at no additional cost apart from the fxed monthly dormitory fees, it is apparent that an impetuous re