Building a bridge from  Nicaragua to the DR
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Building a bridge from Nicaragua to the DR

My recent trip to the DR showed me another side of this picturesque country as I visited a number of fledgling Christian schools which are part of COCREF (Colegios Cristianos Reformados). This network of 15 Christian schools seeks to serve roughly 3,700 children, some of whom are among the most neglected children in the DR.

Artificial Intelligence II: Watson, Tay and driverless cars

Artificial Intelligence II: Watson, Tay and driverless cars

A number of you may have seen the computer program Watson from IBM defeat two strong human players on Jeopardy! in 2011 to win a one-million dollar prize. Ken Jennings, one of the humans defeated by Watson, suggests that the program is taking the same approach that he does in answering these trivia puzzles, analyzing many possible questions suggested by the answer provided.