Harvard historian Jill Lepore explores the Simulmatics Corporation's efforts to predict human behavior in the 1950s and '60s and the imprint it left on today's world.
MIT's Sinan Aral describes how we can achieve the promise and avoid the perils of social media through money, code, norms, and laws.
If we turn away from a focus on the heroic figure and, rather, look at communities as the real authors of developments in technology and science then the concordance with historical realities becomes smooth.
How can the first moonshot in 1969, and all we’ve learned since, help us apply what works and avoid what doesn’t to foster innovations that create a better future?
Technology has been intertwined with US presidential elections from the start. CHM turned to three experts to explore how advances in AI and voter targeting over the last four years could change the 2020 election, and beyond.
Andrea Goldsmith's work has enabled billions of people around the world to enjoy fast, reliable cell phone and WiFi networks. But she has an even greater ambition: she wants to make engineering more inclusive and diverse.
Techstars cofounder, entrepreneur, early-stage investor, and author Brad Feld offers new guidance and insights for startup communities from his latest book, The Startup Community Way.
On June 24, 2020, Sullivan joined David C. Brock in a virtual CHM Live event and shared lessons about the importance of maintenance and invention for the Hubble, a device that’s revolutionized our understanding of the universe.
During a CHM Live virtual event on May 18, 2020, Dr. Rana el Kaliouby, a pioneer in the field of “emotion AI” and cofounder of Affectiva, talked with NPR’s Aarthi Shahani about her new book, Girl Decoded: A Scientist’s Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity By Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology.
Kevin Scott is unapologetically optimistic in his hope that perhaps more than any other technology that has come before, artificial intelligence has the potential to make that dream come true. Tech can serve humanity, he says, if we take the responsibility to make it do so. During a virtual CHM Live event on April 27,