Caitlyn Bishop was on track for pre-med when she enrolled in an introductory programming class as, she notes, a “fluke.”
With “Eye of the Tiger” blaring, their fists pumping and cheers erupting, a team of students jogs into the final round of the competition. No, this isn’t a basketball game, and we’re not at Patrick Gym. It’s a Saturday night at Votey Hall, and 70 students have gathered for a hackathon.
John Brockman's Edge Question is a major event in the intellectual calendar each year — its roots go back to talks he had with Isaac Asimov and others in 1980. This year's question, "What do you think about machines that think?" drew essays from Daniel C. Dennett, Nicholas Carr, Steven Pinker, Freeman Dyson, George Church and ...
RT America's Ameera David discusses the future of robotics and Artificial Intelligence with Josh Bongard, computer science professor at the University of Vermont.