Q+A With The First Female Director Of MIT's Largest Research Lab
CSAIL’s Director is Daniela Rus, the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and a 2002 MacArthur Fellow. She is the first female head of CSAIL, a disti...
Algorithm Solves Graph Isomorphism In Record Time
Computer scientists are abuzz over a fast new algorithm for solving one of the central problems in the field. A theoretical computer scientist has presented an algorithm that is being hailed as a brea...
Faster Optimization
Optimization problems are everywhere in engineering: Balancing design tradeoffs is an optimization problem, as are scheduling and logistical planning. The theory — and sometimes the implementation — o...
The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational
The human brain is capable of 1016 processes per second, which makes it far more powerful than any computer currently in existence. But that doesn't mean our brains don't have major limitations. The l...
The Playboy centrefold at the centre of computer science
Is it appropriate that a Playboy centrefold from 1972 is still being used as a standard test image in image processing circles?
Millennials Are Less Promiscuous Compared To Earlier Generations Says Study
A new research conducted by the San Diego State University (SDSU) suggests that millennials, or people born from 1981 to 1997, engage in sex with fewer partners compared to previous generations. SDSU ...
How To Detect Sneaky NSA 'Quantum Insert' Attacks
AMONG ALL OF the NSA hacking operations exposed by whistleblower Edward Snowden over the last two years, one in particular has stood out for its sophistication and stealthiness. Known as Quantum Inser...
Mathematics, More than Theology, Helps Us Know God
Classical theology begins with the premise that God is infinite, but how can humans possibly have knowledge of God when infinity is, by definition, beyond the bounds of human imagination? First Things...
Google's quantum computing milestone
The latest advancement, from researchers at Google and the University of California, Santa Barbara, is a way to make quantum computers more stable and better able to find and fix errors. The new resea...
Social science
This looks at network dynamics. The objective is to understand the common themes that different networks have both in the physical and social world. Some of ...
Walter Kaufmann (philosopher)
Walter Arnold Kaufmann (July 1, 1921 – September 4, 1980) was a German-American philosopher, translator, and poet. A prolific author, he wrote extensively on a broad range of subjects, such as authen...
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Sulaiman Nadvi
Sulaiman Nadvi (Urdu: سید سلیمان ندوی‎—Sayyid Sulaimān Nadwī; November 22, 1884 – November 23, 1953) was an eminent Indian historian, biographer, littérateur and scholar of Islam. He co-auth...
Q+A With The First Female Director Of MIT's Largest Research Lab
CSAIL’s Director is Daniela Rus, the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and a 2002 MacArthur Fellow. She is the first female head of CSAIL, a disti...
Maulana Ghulam Rasool Mehr
Maulana Ghulam Rasool Mehr (13 April 1893 – 16 November 1971) or (Ghulam Rasul Mehr) born in Phoolpur, a village in the district of Jalandhar, Indiais a well known Muslim Scholar from the Subcontinen...
The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational
The human brain is capable of 1016 processes per second, which makes it far more powerful than any computer currently in existence. But that doesn't mean our brains don't have major limitations. The l...
Christoph Wolff
Christoph Wolff (born May 24, 1940) is a German-born musicologist, who is best known for his works on the music, life, and times of Johann Sebastian Bach. Christoph Wolff has been on the faculty of Ha...
Colette Caillat
Prof. Dr. Colette Caillat (1921–2007) was a French professor of Sanskrit and comparative grammar. She was also one of the world's leading Jain scholars.
Caillat was born in Saint-Leu-la-Forêt, Sei...
Ernest Wood
Ernest Egerton Wood (18 August 1883 – 17 September 1965) was a noted English yogi, theosophist, Sanskrit scholar, and author of numerous books, including Concentration – An Approach to Meditation, Yog...
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Mathematics, More than Theology, Helps Us Know God
Classical theology begins with the premise that God is infinite, but how can humans possibly have knowledge of God when infinity is, by definition, beyond the bounds of human imagination? First Things...
Julius Moravcsik
Julius Matthew Emil Moravcsik (26 April 1931 – 3 June 2009) was an American philosopher who specialized in ancient Greek philosophy.His main professional interests were in Greek philosophy – esp...
Javid Iqbal (judge)
Justice (retired) Javid Iqbal (Urdu: جاوید اقبال; b. 5 October 1924) HI, is a Pakistani philosopher and former senior justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan who is internationally known for his acclaime...
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