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Jordan Pedraza of Handshake discusses how the company is democratizing access to career opportunities for college students of color.
Celeste Kidd, a cognitive psychologist, challenged the audience to think critically about the future they want to build.
The Turing Award winner wants AI systems that can reason, plan, and imagine
For the past few decades, agility in the technology sector has largely meant moving faster and faster down a predetermined path.
Google AI chief Jeff Dean discusses Google's early work on the use of ML to create semiconductors for machine learning, the impact of Google's BERT on conversational AI, and machine learning trends to watch in 2020.
And maybe start including them in research instead of just assuming we know what they want.
The AI that our top scientists and engineers are now building to advance American security and prosperity could instead sow the seeds of our demise.
Jenny Xu, a junior at Stony Brook University, has developed and introduced Hacker Matcher, an app for team building at hackathons.
Evaluating the arguments for and against using digital data derived from security breaches.
A low-risk path to becoming a front-end plumber.
Considering how to best navigate stability and randomness.
Training the next generation of leader and problem solver.
As far as we know, only three or four original specimens of the Roman hand abacus have survived.
We don't experience program loops as blocks, started over, because time is one-way.