computer science


Teaching machines to learn

Most “introduction to psychology” students would be familiar with the importance of computers in the history of cognitive psychology, or the study of human mental…


Data mining

We are making data all the time. Unbeknownst to most individuals, data is stored every time we use our credit cards, post on social media,…



Stopping Skynet

The development of artificial intelligence technology has come into the spotlight in popular science as the result of a letter recently drafted by the Future…


<strong>CS Women</strong>

The Computer Science Students’ Association (CSSA) has announced that they will be sending two teams to the 2014 Computer Science (CS) Games, one of which…


Brain computing

Scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a revolutionary transistor that behaves in similar ways to the synapses of…


Time’s arrow: Alan Turing

Science education tends to be a strange mixture of technical concepts and history. Ideally this gives us the best of both worlds: we learn how…