Dan Wolczuk, Faculty of Mathematics
University of Waterloo
In educational psychology, the curse of knowledge refers to the phenomenon that individuals inherently assume that the people they are communicating with have the same knowledge and thought processes as they do.
In this seminar, we will discuss how the curse of knowledge can affect both instructors and students, and we will look at some strategies that instructors can use to try to counteract this and improve student learning.
Seminar • Cryptography, Security, and Privacy (CrySP) — Designing Robust Defenses for Modern Payment Systems
Nolen Scaife, PhD candidate
Florida Institute for Cybersecurity, University of Florida
Credit, debit, and prepaid cards have dominated the payment landscape for decades, empowering the economy. Unfortunately, these legacy systems were not designed for today's adversarial environment, and deployment of new technologies is slow, expensive, and difficult to adopt.