Welcome to the home page of Maryland Mensa!
Hello, all! Please keep in mind that, due to the recent health event, we ask that all members confirm with the event coordinator that scheduled events through the organization as found in the calendar will continue as scheduled, and have not been cancelled. Thank you.
This page will be dedicated to news and events as information for the members, information for prospective members, and celebrating highlights and activities of the group. Check back often as this page will be updated frequently!
- A friendly, autonomous robot that delivers your food | Ali Kashani July 8, 2020Meet the friendly robot that could deliver your next burrito. Ali Kashani introduces us to Postmates' autonomous delivery robot and explains how it could help reduce carbon emissions and free up valuable real estate in cities everywhere. Learn more about how it was specially designed to navigate complex social interactions on busy sidewalks to bring […]
- The transformative role of art during the pandemic | Anne Pasternak July 8, 2020Museums are vessels of memory, knowledge, inspiration and dreams. Anne Pasternak, director of the Brooklyn Museum, makes the case for cultural institutions to take a leading role in supporting the world's recovery from COVID-19 -- and shows how, in times of turmoil and disruption, the arts help us come together, heal and rebuild a better […]
- The future of digital communication and privacy | Will Cathcart July 7, 2020People send 100 billion WhatsApp messages every day -- and they're all encrypted to protect them from potentially curious entities like companies, governments and even WhatsApp itself. With our increased reliance on digital communication tools during the COVID-19 pandemic, our fundamental right to privacy is more important than ever, says Will Cathcart, head of WhatsApp. […]