Michael talks to Professor Charles Isbell about computing education and topics ranging from Sebastian Thrun to whether computer science is a lame name.
[Title photograph courtesy of Charles Isbell]
Discussing the immediate and ultimate causes of these latest horrible predictable computer vulnerabilities.
But note that Dave the big expert confuses his facts at least twice: Austria is not Germany, and Heartbleed is not Shellshock.
[Title image based on a public domain CPU image posted by bicanski]
From evolution to proxy fitness to generalized drugs and back again.
[Title image combines a public domain CC0 book image plus a version of Ernst Haeckel’s ‘Tree of Life’ drawing]
Dave finds out how Michael ended up doing two TEDx talks in a month and a half.
[Title image using screengrabs from Michael’s talks at TEDx Providence and TEDx Boston]
Professor and author Melanie Mitchell discusses artificial intelligence with Dave.
[Title photograph courtesy of Melanie Mitchell]
The meaning of science, and engineering, and philosophy of science, and the ultimate physicality of all things including ideas.
[Title image based on Chalkboard in empty classroom licensed under CC-BY-2.0 by Thomas Galvez. ]
Emotions and reinforcement learning. Partly inspired by Eric Barker’s recent discussion of emotional intelligence.
[Title background image: Happy robot and sad robot created, and placed in the public domain, by Lola Kno.]
Let’s just get this sorted out right now.
[Title background image: The Elakala Falls in West Virginia, from Wikipedia]