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.

5 Podcasts on Where Tech Is Taking Us

Tim O'Reilly, CEO of O'Reilly Media, speaks with author and New York Times columnist Charles Duhigg.

The Runaway Species

Oct 12, 2017
CATEGORY: Technology, Science
 
 
Co-authors of the book "The Runaway Species," David Eagleman and Anthony Brandt speak at Aspen Ideas.
 
Why don’t cows choreograph dances? Why don’t squirrels design elevators? And, why don’t alligators invent speedboats to catch their prey? What makes humans so special?

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