The professionals who predict the future for a living


Inez Fung Professor of atmospheric science, University of California, Berkeley Leah Fasten I’ve spoken to people who want climate model information, but they’re not really sure what they’re asking me for. So I say to them, “Suppose I tell you that some event will happen with a probability of 60% in 2030. Will that be … Continue reading The professionals who predict the future for a living

Artificial Intelligence Discovers Unusual Associations in Medicine


Artificial intelligence does wonders in healthcare. The technology helped issue the first COVID-19 warning before the WHO and CDC did so. It can slash the phenomenon of alarm fatigue. IBM’s Watson Health leverages the power of A.I. to bring drugs to the market faster. And it does so while cutting costs by over 50%. Speaking…Artificial Intelligence … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence Discovers Unusual Associations in Medicine

The Johns Hopkins University Press is giving free access to a rake of books during the Corona crisis


Alien Universe: Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos The Johns Hopkins University Press is giving free access to a rake of books during the Corona crisis. This one might interest you: Alien Universe: Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos by Don Lincoln (2013) https://muse.jhu.edu/book/49243 Summary: If extraterrestrials exist, where … Continue reading The Johns Hopkins University Press is giving free access to a rake of books during the Corona crisis