Computers

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of Computers.

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How to nurture brilliant women in STEM

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Exclusive articles about Computers

These 6 pioneering women helped create modern computers

It seems like a story made for the movies: the first general-purpose computer was actually programmed by a half-dozen female math whizzes. Yet for too long, their efforts have been largely unknown. Lawyer and digital-rights advocate Kathy Kleiman describes her quest to learn about them and bring them some overdue recognition.
Posted Apr 2018

Can you teach a computer to be funny?

Here’s one example of a machine-generated joke: “Why did the chicken cross the road? To see the punchline.” Learn about the work that scientists are doing to make AI more LOL.
Posted Nov 2017

The wisdom of Linus Torvalds

The man behind Linux and Git shares his thoughts and philosophy on life, work, management, collaboration and the need for quiet computers.
Posted Apr 2016
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