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Happy Birthday to Global Enlightenment Leader Judea Pearl

Happy Birthday to Global Enlightenment Leader Judea Pearl

September 4th was the birthday of Professor Judea Pearl. The Boston Global Forum congratulates his 86th birthday to him, the 2020 World Leader in AIWS Award recipient, a Distinguished Contributor to Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global Enlightenment, and a...

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...

Kerry eyes US-China partnership despite tensions

(BGF) - The U.S Secretary of State John Kerry wrapped up his eight-day diplomatic trip by outlining one of its concerns is stability in the South China Sea and that a constructive relationship with China will help maintain peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific as...

Kerry seeks to ease S. China Sea tension

(BGF) - Secretary of State John Kerry participates in the annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum in Myanmar to seek to ease tension in the South China Sea which is raised after China deployed an oil rig in the waters claimed by Vietnam and...

WORLD PEACE OR PERPETUAL WAR: THE CHOICE AHEAD

(BGF) -  On July 21, 2014, Governor Michael Dukakis, Chairman of Boston Global Forum made a speech at the International Political Science Association Annual Conference, Montreal, and proposed six things to do to build a world at peace and not perpetual war. Please...

Asian fears of China’s rise Jittery neighbours

(BGF) - According to The Economist,  a global survey covered 44 countries, 11 of them in Asia, which was done by the Pew Research Centre, an American polling organization, revealed that Japan, the Philippines and Vietnam see China as the biggest security threat to...

Report: Chinese Hackers hit US personnel networks

(BGF) - The Associated Press (AP) has recently reported on a series of network breaches in which Chinese hackers attempted to access the personal information of thousands of employees (working in the US government Office of Personnel Management) applying for...

THE EX-GOOGLE HACKER TAKING ON THE WORLD’S SPY AGENCIES

(BGF) - In a Wired article, Andy Greenberg covers 34 year-old Morgan Marquis-Boire, who among other things, has been instrumental in the creation of the Tor network that hides user location, has worked on combatting the Aurora breach at Google, and has always been...