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How to solve AI’s “common sense” problem

How to solve AI’s “common sense” problem

"In their new book Machines Like Us, computer scientists Ronald J. Brachman and Hector J. Levesque discuss their view and potential solution to this missing piece of the AI puzzle, which has eluded researchers for decades. In an interview with TechTalks, Brachman...

Remarks of Ramu Damodaran on International Day of Peace

Remarks of Ramu Damodaran on International Day of Peace

Ramu Damodaran, co-chair of UN Centennial Initiative, the first Chief of UN Academic Impact, and a Distinguished Contributor of Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global Enlightenment, presented opening remarks at BGF online high-level panel “Peace for the Global...

Cybersecurity in Academic Research

Cybersecurity in Academic Research

“Colleges and universities face severe challenges in preserving a secure research environment,” writes Inside Higher Ed, which, in the last two years, along with other news outlets, has “reported a surge in ransomware attacks, causing significant operational and...