Brian A. Smith, a PhD candidate in Computer Science at Columbia Engineering, has developed the RAD—a racing auditory display—to enable gamers who are visually impaired to play the same types of racing games that sighted players can play. https://www.youtube.com/user/columbiauniversity
February 3 2018
President Trump to Risk Impeachment if Claims are True of Him Terming the Firing of Mueller as ‘Fake news.’
Sunil Singhal, MD, a general thoracic surgeon and researcher at Penn Medicine, outlines his groundbreaking approach to intraoperative, fluorescent-guided surgery (TumorGlow™) to describe solid tumor recurrence.
It turns out that a lot of accomplished, well-respected historical figures did drugs. From Winston Churchill taking amphetamines to Thomas Edison lacing his wine with cocaine, not everyone who uses narcotics is a hopeless basket case living in a dumpster.
Using data to predict future events—whether it’s the behavior of the stock market or the effectiveness of a drug in one particular person—would be a boon to nearly every aspect of society. But it’s an enormously difficult task that’s yet to be perfected. At the 2016 World Science Festival, data scientist Chris Wiggins discussed why prediction is such a big challenge.
In the mid-20th century we began launching satellites into space that would help us determine the exact circumference of the Earth: 40,030 km. But over 2000 years earlier, a man in Ancient Greece came up with nearly the exact same figure using just a stick and his brain.