An interview with University of Pennsylvania Professor Susan Davidson about the need to change how source information is cited in (for example) academic papers. She and her co-authors propose a framework that allows a greater diversity of sources and more flexibility in citing them.
Coverage of DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge, a competition in Las Vegas where seven teams trained computers to hack each other for over three million dollars in prizes. Here’s the video I produced at this event.
An interview with ACM Fellow and MIT Professor Bonnie Berger about how to improve computer handling of biological data, specifically relating to genomes.
An article about “drones as a service”: companies that offer to fly drones for various purposes on an as-needed basis.
An interview with Mason Bretan and Gil Weinberg of Georgia Tech, discussing how they (and others) have imbued musical “feeling” in robotic systems.
An article about recent developments in computer programs that mimic human conversation (“chatbots”), particularly the use of modern artificial intelligence techniques to improve their discourse.
An interview with Sarah Meiklejohn, lead author of a paper that describes how she and her colleagues unmasked some bitcoin owners, despite the common belief that bitcoin is anonymous.
I wrote and edited a tribute to Dr. Hennessy, based on raw video ably shot by Stanford University’s media services department.
An article about use of digital resources and mobile devices to improve crops worldwide.