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Humans in Jeopardy!?

Watson’s easy victory against the best humanoid Jeopardy! players in the world has prompted completely opposing visions of the future.  One version is Terminator around the corner:  self-aware machines enslaving the human race even sooner…


Fulbright scholar in Portugal, 2010

It’s official. I’ve been named a Fulbright scholar during my 2009-10 sabbatical year.  The host country will be Portugal, specifically the Azores islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. At the University of the…