The enormous online popularity of Harvard's popular CS50 class made it easy for enrollees to find answers to problem sets on the Internet, potentially facilitating cheating in the course, according to some CS50 staffers.
Self-driving cars, the state of computer science research, artificial intelligence, and other topics were all on the table when MIT' CSAIL hosted Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt for a conversation with CSAIL Director Daniela Rus.
Most researchers think of planetariums, if they think of them at all, as a place to take schoolchildren for whizzy trips through the stars, with nothing to offer serious scientists.
Multiple Harvard students, possibly more than 60, have been suspected of cheating in the wildly popular CS50 computer science course and had their cases referred to the college's Honor Council, a step that can lead to expulsion in the most extreme cases.
In 2011 a young computer scientist named Jeff Hammerbacher said something profound while explaining why he'd decided to leave Facebook—and the promise of a small fortune—to start a company.
Imperial College London researchers have automated the generation of three-dimensional morphable models used to represent human faces.
A philosopher who believed humans will always be smarter.