The enthusiasm and energy of several hundred MIT alumnae who gathered on campus in 2005 has sparked a second Women’s Leadership Conference, set for March 31 in San Francisco.
The Women’s Leadership Conference:Changes, Challenges, Choices, hosted by the MIT Alumni Association, celebrates MIT women as leaders and innovators. Topics include work-life integration, mentorship, changing roles, and individual stories. Laura D’Andrea Tyson, EC ‘74, dean of the London Business School, is slated to deliver the keynote. To register or learn more.
Geoffrey Hinton tells us why he’s now scared of the tech he helped build
“I have suddenly switched my views on whether these things are going to be more intelligent than us.”
Deep learning pioneer Geoffrey Hinton has quit Google
Hinton will be speaking at EmTech Digital on Wednesday.
Video: Geoffrey Hinton talks about the “existential threat” of AI
Watch Hinton speak with Will Douglas Heaven, MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for AI, at EmTech Digital.
Doctors have performed brain surgery on a fetus in one of the first operations of its kind
A baby girl who developed a life-threatening brain condition was successfully treated before she was born—and is now a healthy seven-week-old.
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