The machine’s controller

When artificial intelligence holds a community’s power, what does society sacrifice? By Charlotte Chui It ran like a machine. Perhaps a flawed machine, a prone to malfunctioning machine, but a machine nonetheless. Here’s what should be valued by the Machine: The ability to feel—to recognize, use, manage and understand emotions. The ability to think—to deduce, … Continue reading The machine’s controller

From Sputnik to Supercomputers: 50 Years of Technology

By Kevin Li It was October of 1957, an especially tense period of the Cold War. The Soviet Union had just successfully launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite to reach space. The incident shocked Americans, who had previously thought they were far ahead in science and technology, and even raised serious concerns about the possibility … Continue reading From Sputnik to Supercomputers: 50 Years of Technology