States vs. Federal Government: Who Wins?

Nov 15, 2017
CATEGORY: Society, U.S.A.
 
Josh Shapiro, Heather Gerken, and Elliot Gerson speak at the Aspen Ideas Festival in June.
 
What happens when the states and federal government don’t agree? Conflict between these institutions stretches back to disputes between Alexander Hamilton, a champion of federal authority, and Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, who supported states’ rights.

Apply to Be a 2018 Bezos Scholar!

Nov 09, 2017
CATEGORY: Society, Education
 
The 2017 Bezos Scholars pose for a picture in Aspen, Colorado, where the Aspen Ideas Festival is held.
 
The Bezos Scholars Program is now accepting applications for its 2018 cohort. Eligible public high school juniors apply with the support of the school.

Can Artificial Intelligence Revolutionize Medicine?

Nov 02, 2017
 
Daniel Kraft and Deborah DiSanzo speak at Spotlight Health in June.
 
Can artificial intelligence (AI) revolutionize medicine and ultimately replace doctors? 
 
Now more than ever, doctors are relying heavily on machine-learning technologies like IBM Watson to mine repositories of health data, recognize trends, and resp

5 Talks on the Wonders of the Mind

Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Nadine Burke Harris, Sarah Watamura, and Jacqueline Jodl at Spotlight Health.

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