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2014-01-14 12:29:42

- The artificial intelligence field, in which Minsky is a towering figure, has contributed decisively to enlarging the role of computers - from calculating machines to universal machines - and facilitating more intuitive forms of interaction between people and computer devices MADRID, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The sixth annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Information and Communication Technologies category goes to American scientist Marvin Minsky,...

2012-04-15 02:20:07

NEW YORK, April 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the March 2011 Tohuku earthquake and tsunami, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists pushed the symbolic Doomsday Clock one minute closer to midnight last January, to reflect the world's lack of progress with battling climate change and nuclear weapons. To address this concern, the Jeffrey Epstein Foundation, which funds science research, is organizing a second world conference called Coping with Future Catastrophes to be held most likely in...

2011-11-30 06:50:00

NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the summer of 2010 the nation watched in disbelief as 50,000 barrels of oil gushed every day into the Gulf from the broken Deepwater Horizon blowout preventer. A major environmental disaster was unfolding right before our eyes, but nobody from the President on down could do anything about it! The blowout preventer was one mile beneath the ocean surface, where humans cannot be. This out-of-control environmental disaster has diminished the...