MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

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Name: MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists to Testify About GMO Foods, Maher Says

HARRISBURG - Rep. John Maher (R-Allegheny/Washington), chairman of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, has called a committee meeting for testimony from scientists who are recognized nationally for their knowledge of genetically engineered ... [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Online Conference Features Experts on GMOs, Organics and Food Allergies, Today

Concerns grow daily about the health impact of genetically modified food (GMOs), the staggering rise of food allergies in children, pesticides like Roundup and antibiotics in our food and the alarming increase in childhood obesity. Feeding a family has ... [Published Broadway World - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

I2A: Formulating (big) Data Science Innovations for All

In the spirit of B2B and B2C transactions the ALFA* group at MIT CSAIL ** is formulating I2A: Innovators to All. A (big) data science group, with foundations in scalable machine learning and evolutionary algorithms, we work on extracting insights from ... [Published Dalhousie News - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

BetaBoston A robot off its leash

Walking, jumping, running robots like Big Dog and Atlas are equal parts amazing and terrifying. And look how they’ve grown: MIT’s Cheetah bot, once a tethered machine on a treadmill, can now bound across an open field unchained .A few makers of the sophisticated ... [Published Boston Globe - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Database Pioneer Michael Stonebraker to Speak at Strata Conference + Hadoop World on October 16

. today announced that its co-founder and CTO Michael Stonebraker, Ph.D., will speak at the 2014 Strata Conference + Hadoop World on Thursday, October 16, on the topic of “Three Approaches to Scalable Data Curation.” The conference runs October 15-17 ... [Published Wall Street Select - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

IT Trends In 2020: Warnings And opportunities

A decade ago, when we were at the threshold of a technology revolution, not many anticipated the pace at which trends would evolve. The fast changing Information Technology has profound impact on enterprise business. It is the engine of growth without ... [Published CXOtoday - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

This Algorithm Finds the Safest Neighborhood Close to a McDonald’s Just From Photos

The list of things computers can do better than humans is already long, and it’s getting longer every year. Now, you can add making environmental inferences. We pride ourselves on the ability to read between the lines, find patterns and information ... [Published Singularity Hub - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

This robotic tentacle is soft as chewing gum and could snake through pipes

Inspired by octopus tentacles, MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL)'s latest robot is as squishy as can be. It's a so-called " soft robot ," meaning it lacks any hard mechanical pieces. In this case, the bot is made entirely ... [Published The Checkup - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

CSAIL’s Nick Roy helms Google’s delivery-drone project

Friends and colleagues were aware, at some level, that Nick Roy, a researcher in MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), had been using his sabbatical to take on some sort of robotics-related role at Google. But few people ... [Published MIT News feed - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

More Robot Autonomy Linked To Human Worker Happiness

Despite everything we've learned from science fiction, giving robotic workers more control may be the key to human happiness in the workplace, an MIT study suggests. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) conducted a study ... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

CSAIL researchers among Tech Review’s annual list of top young innovators

Two researchers from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) were just named by MIT Technology Review to their annual list of the top 35 innovators under the age of 35, joining the likes of Google founders Larry Page and Sergey ... [Published MIT News feed - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

CSAIL team puts design in your hands

Even as 3-D printing is poised to help democratize manufacturing, it’s often overlooked that many 3-D-printed items are far too complicated for users to digitally design. Sure, people can now order 3-D-printed items online, or even make wedding-cake ... [Published MIT News feed - Aug 11 2014]

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...sell stuff and people are dressed up’ I was also curious about the gender ratio but Jasmin assures me ‘It’s a mixture' Although she admits it is "Slightly leaning to boys’ This pleases me because it’s inevitable there would be more boys as there are more boys in the entire population. However Jasmin thinks comic are intrinsically more male 'I guess it’s a kinda more male thing. Comics are aimed at men. Women (who feature in comics) are often sexualised objects.’ She says she would call herself a geek but ‘It’s weirder for girls (to be into comics)' and she used to be teased. Talking to her gave me a greater insight into geek culture. I now think in the geek community, gender doesn’t matter. It only matters to the wider world."
...states toward mandated labeling of GMO food has captured the attention of Pennsylvania residents who are urging legislative action," said Maher. "I believe education should precede legislation, and I am holding this hearing to educate legislators on the subject."
...Enabled through the programmability of future networks, this would bring a social face into networking ( "Social SDN’) [Ref http://www.ewsdn.eu/previous/presentations/Presentations_2013/vpun_ewsdn_panos.pdf]."
...dean of the School of Engineering at MIT. "It builds on our launch of the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science by formalizing a critical element in our effort to advance human health – a direct and sustained connection with a world-class teaching hospital."

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The Fall of the Female Geek- why being into com... [Published Your Local Guardian - Oct 27 2014]
Scientists to Testify About GMO Foods, Maher Says [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
"Radical future - Pragmatic beginnings"? [Published Connect-World - Oct 18 2014]
MGH and MIT form strategic partnership to addre... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 15 2014]
The 3 Winners from MIT's Biggest Hackathon Crea... [Published Bostinno - Oct 13 2014]
Social media tools that can save you time [Published MIT News feed - Oct 08 2014]
Online Conference Features Experts on GMOs, Org... [Published Broadway World - Oct 07 2014]
This Algorithm Predicts A Neighborhood's Crime ... [Published Fast Company - Oct 06 2014]
I2A: Formulating (big) Data Science Innovations... [Published Dalhousie News - Oct 06 2014]
BetaBoston A robot off its leash [Published Boston Globe - Oct 06 2014]
Database Pioneer Michael Stonebraker to Speak a... [Published Wall Street Select - Oct 03 2014]
IT Trends In 2020: Warnings And opportunities [Published CXOtoday - Sep 30 2014]
Seinfeld and Learning on the 3rd Platform [Published ServicesAngle - Sep 25 2014]
Computers are learning to size up neighborhoods... [Published Engadget - Sep 25 2014]
Basho Announces Keynotes and Other Speakers for... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Sep 25 2014]
This Algorithm Finds the Safest Neighborhood Cl... [Published Singularity Hub - Sep 25 2014]
Can you out-race a computer? [Published MIT News feed - Sep 24 2014]
Science Revealing of World’s First Studied Tetr... [Published PRWeb - Sep 23 2014]
Robot CEOs: Are We There Yet? [Published CXOtoday - Sep 22 2014]
‘Soft’ Robots From MIT and Harvard Open Up Poss... [Published Singularity Hub - Sep 20 2014]
MIT Professional Education announces new offeri... [Published MIT News feed - Sep 19 2014]
This robotic tentacle is soft as chewing gum an... [Published The Checkup - Sep 16 2014]
MIT's soft robotic tentacle can squeeze into ti... [Published Engadget - Sep 16 2014]
Will tomorrow’s robots move like snakes? [Published MIT News feed - Sep 15 2014]
CSAIL’s Nick Roy helms Google’s delivery-drone ... [Published MIT News feed - Sep 11 2014]
Continuing the legacy: Assistive technologies a... [Published MIT News feed - Sep 10 2014]
Atlas Robot Slaves Away in MIT Lab, Hauling Met... [Published Singularity Hub - Sep 06 2014]
Video Friday: Ollie Rolling, RoboRaven Flying, ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 05 2014]
More Robot Autonomy Linked To Human Worker Happ... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 02 2014]
Study: Humans Are Happier When We Have Robot Ov... [Published Mashable! - Aug 25 2014]
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Social media tools that can save you time [Published MIT News feed - Oct 08 2014]
If you handle social media for your department, staying on top of multiple tasks on several channels may be running you ragged. Well, take a deep breath. There are free tools that can help you manage these tasks more effectively. MIT’s social media ...
This Algorithm Finds the Safest Neighborhood Cl... [Published Singularity Hub - Sep 25 2014]
The list of things computers can do better than humans is already long, and it’s getting longer every year. Now, you can add making environmental inferences. We pride ourselves on the ability to read between the lines, find patterns and information ...
Can you out-race a computer? [Published MIT News feed - Sep 24 2014]
Human beings have a remarkable ability to make inferences based on their surroundings. Is this area safe? Where might I find a parking spot? Am I more likely to get to a gas station by taking a left or a right at this stoplight? Such decisions require ...
‘Soft’ Robots From MIT and Harvard Open Up Poss... [Published Singularity Hub - Sep 20 2014]
The science of soft robotics is making big leaps as teams from MIT and Harvard have recently shown off new prototypes, hoping to challenge the way people imagine the future of robotics. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, led by ...
MIT Professional Education announces new offeri... [Published MIT News feed - Sep 19 2014]
MIT Professional Education will offer two new deliveries of the online professional course, " Tackling the Challenges of Big Data ," to a global audience beginning Nov. 4, 2014 and Feb. 3, 2015. Their first course, offered in the spring of 2014, drew ...
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