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.
Take a right off the main highway, down a rutted dirt road and drive eight miles to the two-bedroom trailer where Myra Nez grew up. Nez is the Navajo woman who as a 13-year-old won an Apple iMac in 2000. But her home didn't have internet service... or running water.
Today election news, from candidate tweets to campaign trail happenings, is widespread across various media, delivered personally to us via the internet on our device of choice. But in 1996, getting election news other than through traditional media, like television, radio, and newspapers, was a novel idea.
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.
Technology—and particularly innovative advances of the last decade—are the only way schools will “reopen” for the coming school year. But while technology might be the solution, it is not the answer.
One of the most influential demonstrations of the superiority of deep learning over old-fashioned symbolic AI arrived when Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo beat the world champion in the ancient Chinese game, Go.
As the name suggests, artificial neural networks are modeled on biological neural networks in the brain. The brain is made up of cells called neurons, which send signals to each other through connections known as synapses.
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.
Today, AI based on deep learning and neural networks is taking the world by storm. However, many of the algorithms that guide our web searches and driving directions today are much older, rooted in what people now call “Good, Old Fashioned AI,” also known as “symbolic” AI.
As Dave Barry observed, reading is "a vacation for the mind," and we can certainly all use a break right about now. Here are some tech-related ideas for your summer reading pleasure!