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Accelerating the pace of machine learning

Accelerating the pace of machine learning

Rick Blum, the Robert W. Wieseman Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Lehigh University, "seeks to bring efficiency to distributed learning techniques emerging as crucial to modern artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). In essence, his...

Global Art Competition announced its winners

Global Art Competition announced its winners

(BGF) - On October 3, 2014, the BGF Global Art Competition Executive Director, Dr. Elliot Salloway, announced the contest's winners during the conference in the Loeb House at Harvard University. The 2014 competition is open to all people in all countries over the...

Global Media Awards to seek nominees for Best new media throughout 2014

Global Media Awards to seek nominees for Best new media throughout 2014

Boston, MA (October 3, 2014) - The world is being transformed by the power of social media, for good and for ill. In Hong Kong, pro-democracy protestors are using Firechat to organize In high schools, Yik Yak, an anonymous gossip app is being used to cyber bully. What...

Governor Michael Dukakis

Co-Founder; Chairman of The Board of Directors and Board of  Thinkers, The Boston Global Forum. Democratic Party Nominee for President of the United States, 1988. Distinguished Professor J.D., Harvard University Michael Stanley Dukakis was born in Brookline,...

Thomas E. Patterson

Thomas E. Patterson

Thomas E. Patterson is Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press of Harvard Kennedy School. His book, The Vanishing Voter, looks at the causes and consequences of electoral participation. His earlier book on the media’s political role, Out of Order, received the...

Nguyen Anh Tuan

Co-Founder, Editor-in-Chief, and Chief Executive Officer of The Boston Global Forum. Nguyen Anh Tuan was the Founder and Chairman of the VietNamNet Media Group and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of VietNamNet Online Newspaper. Tuan was also the Founder and CEO of the...

Thomas Fiedler

Dean, College of Communication, Boston University Professor of the Practice, Journalism Tom Fiedler began his tenure as Dean of the College of Communication on June 1, 2008, following a distinguished career in journalism. After graduating from the U.S. Merchant Marine...