So I’m going to talk about trust, and I’m going to start by reminding you of the standard views that people have about trust. I think these are so commonplace, they’ve become clichés of our society. And I think there are three. One’s a claim: there has been a great decline in trust, very widely
Hello. My name is Simone. You know how people tell you if you get nervous when onstage, picture people in the audience naked? Like it’s this thing that’s supposed to make you feel better. But I was thinking — picturing all of you naked in 2018 feels kind of weird and wrong. Like, we’re working
Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast So I want to start by offering you a free no-tech life hack, and all it requires of you is this: that you change your posture for two minutes. But before I give it away, I want to ask you to right now do a little audit of your
So, I have a feature on my website where every week people submit hypothetical questions for me to answer, and I try to answer them using math, science and comics. So for example, one person asked, what would happen if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90 percent of the speed of light?
I’m thrilled to be here tonight to share with you something we’ve been working on for over two years, and it’s in the area of additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing. You see this object here. It looks fairly simple, but it’s quite complex at the same time. It’s a set of concentric geodesic
Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Thu-Huong Ha Doc Edgerton inspired us with awe and curiosity with this photo of a bullet piercing through an apple, and exposure just a millionth of a second. But now, 50 years later, we can go a million times faster and see the world not at a million or a billion,
Ten years ago, computer vision researchers thought that getting a computer to tell the difference between a cat and a dog would be almost impossible, even with the significant advance in the state of artificial intelligence. Now we can do it at a level greater than 99 percent accuracy. This is called image classification —