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  • The nuances of intelligence: How programmed beliefs and disturbing rebellions shape AI bots

    Intelligence is one of the most difficult concepts to define. Throughout the ages, there have been many efforts to define intelligence and to definitively understand what it really means for an organism — or in this case a machine — to be intelligent, and how this can be concretely measured.

    SciTech | April 4, 2016
  • Soundbytes Cabaret provides much needed fun

    On Wednesday, March 30, the CMU Soundbytes staged a performance in The Underground. This restaurant has such a quaint little cafe quality, with its dim lights, comfy sofas, and its intensely sugared coffee. The little stage in the front of the room was covered with cords and chords and the talented members of this enjoyably upbeat a cappella group. It was a smaller, more intimate performance than ...

    Pillbox | April 4, 2016
  • Advice for Awkward People

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    Pillbox | March 28, 2016
  • Harit Agrawala focuses on public understanding of JFC

    Money is always a contentious issue. Nearly every individual with an income knows the bittersweet experience of getting a paycheck, only to have a portion of their earnings whisked away to God-knows-where. Without knowing what this money goes to, or whom it helps, they might even become resentful of the organization which takes their money.

    Elections | March 28, 2016
  • Humans biologically driven to make sense of life

    When your stomach starts to rumble, and you feel a pit inside your stomach, you’re experiencing a biological drive: hunger. Your body is running out of food to break down, and it wants more, so it motivates you by making you uncomfortable. This motivation is what forces you to roll out of bed and cook yourself some breakfast.

    SciTech | March 28, 2016

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