It was just a friendly little argument about the fate of humanity. Demis Hassabis, a leading creator of advanced artificial intelligence, was chatting with Elon Musk, a leading doomsayer, about the perils of artificial intelligence.
Cleoniki Kesidis writes that a culture that tries to encourage girls to enter science, technology, engineering, and math fields guilt-tripped her into pursuing such a career, which she found unrewarding and left.
Andrew Ng helped create two of Silicon Valley's leading artificial intelligence labs.
A Professor Built an AI Teaching Assistant for His Courses--and It Could Shape the Future of Education
Georgia Institute of Technology professor Ashok Goel has created an artificially intelligent teaching assistant.
Modern computers would not exist without the influence of Aristotelean principles.
Impressive advances in artificial intelligence technology tailored for legal work have led some lawyers to worry that their profession may be Silicon Valley's next victim.
New immigration policies, coupled with xenophobic rhetoric and actions both before and after the election, are undoing the compact between the United States and those seeking opportunity from around the world.
The Vets to Tech program creates a workforce pipeline by giving veteran students skills training, paid internships, and a gateway to future employment.
Silicon Valley finally understands the essential role of design.
St. Mary's College researchers trained a quantum computer to recognize trees, a breakthrough they say could help scientists use other quantum systems for complicated machine-learning problems such as pattern recognition and computer vision.
Although girls currently comprise about 50% of the enrollment in U.S. high school science and math classes, they still lag their male counterparts in college and the workplace in terms of participation in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Graduate programs realize that computer scientists aren't the only ones who need computational skills, and they're correcting the issue — slowly.
The stakes are impossibly high. Self-driving cars are arguably the great technological promise of the 21st century.
The Miami, FL-based CODeLLA project was launched in 2013 to encourage Latina girls ages 8-12 to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Serial entrepreneur Andrew "Bunnie" Huang believes that consumer product companies should make their hardware designs publicly available so that anyone can study and modify them.
A $50 million endowment will elevate Computer Science & Engineering from a department to a school named for Paul G. Allen at the University of Washington.
Alumnus Professor Francis Allotey has worked tirelessly to promote math, physics, and computer science in Ghana and Africa more widely. Now he is working with Imperial College London to create a network of math researchers in developing countries.
Computer science is an especially male-dominated university course all over the world. I have some ideas about how to throw open more doors for women computer scientists.
The recent STEM Day at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory was designed to encourage students underserved or disadvantaged communities to explore careers in science.
"Ten years ago no one even knew what user experience design was," says John Paul Rowan, vice president at the Savannah College of Art and Design. No longer. Like coding, UX design has become integral at any company with a digital component.