Category Archives: Turing

Reacting to New Technologies: AI, Fake News, and Regulation

A number of this week’s [February 19, 2018] milestones in the history of technology demonstrate society’s reactions to new technologies over the years: A discussion of AI replacing and augmenting human intelligence, a warning about the abundance of misinformation on … Continue reading

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Alan Turing 1912-1954

Today in 1954, Alan Turing died from cyanide poisoning. An inquest determined that his death was suicide; his mother and some others believed his death was accidental. Turing is widely considered to be the father of computer science and artificial intelligence.  Check … Continue reading

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