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Google's “Superhuman” Game-Playing AI. Is It Truly Intelligent?

Marsha Fenner / December 11, 2018

BIDS Senior Fellow Bin Yu is featured in this NOVA Next article about Google's new Alpha Zero "self-teaching artificial intelligence software," which Google claims "taught itself to play chess, shogi, and Go in a matter of hours" and mastered all three to the extent that it outperforms the current top-ranking AIs in the gameplay arena.

Challenges of Doing Data-Intensive Research in Teams and Groups

R. Stuart Geiger / October 24, 2018

Report from the BIDS Best Practices in Data Science Series by Stuart Geiger and Dan Sholler, based on a conversation with Aaron Culich, Ciera Martinez, Fernando Hoces, Francois Lanusse, Kellie Ottoboni, Marla Stuart, Maryam Vareth, Sara Stoudt, and Stéfan van der Walt.

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Bin Yu and James Sethian receive CZ Biohub "Intercampus Research Awards"

Marsha Fenner / September 27, 2018

BIDS Senior Fellows Bin Yu and James Sethian have each been awarded funding through CZ Biohub's new Intercampus Research Awards program to pursue collaborative research projects that advance human health.

NumPy presentations at EuroScipy 2018

Matti Picus / September 24, 2018

I recently attended EuroScipy 2018, which was held in the beautiful city of Trento, Italy. The conference, attended by about 200 people from all over Europe, began with two days of tutorials, then two days of talks, and ended with a sprint day.

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