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
I’m going to talk today about energy and climate. And that might seem a bit surprising, because my full-time work at the foundation is mostly about vaccines and seeds, about the things that we need to invent and deliver to help the poorest two billion live better lives. But energy and climate are extremely important
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
Well, I thought there would be a podium, so I’m a bit scared. (Laughter) Chris asked me to tell again how we found the structure of DNA. And since, you know, I follow his orders, I’ll do it. But it slightly bores me. (Laughter) And, you know, I wrote a book. So I’ll say something
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 —