Yoshua Bengio, a prominent computer scientist who is widely regarded as one of the “Godfathers of AI,” discussed how increased computing power can be harnessed to improve aspects of artificial intelligence safety at a Monday afternoon webinar.
Harvard’s Kempner Institute for the Study of Natural and Artificial Intelligence purchased nearly 400 advanced graphics processing units last month to bolster its computational cluster, particularly for training generative AI models.
Google Chief Health Officer Talks Future of Health Care and Artificial Intelligence at Harvard Medical School
Karen B. DeSalvo, Chief Health Officer at Google, discussed the future of healthcare and artificial intelligence at Harvard Medical School as part of the 22nd Annual Seidman Lecture on Monday.
Thousands of Harvard affiliates gathered at Klarman Hall on Tuesday evening to hear investor and Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary judge pitches from eight Harvard students, who competed for an investment of $100,000 and a private conversation with O’Leary himself.
Berkman Klein Center Hosts ‘Future of the Internet’ Summit, Obama Cancels Due to ‘Covid-like Symptoms’
Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society hosted panel discussions on the problems affecting social media and potential solutions during a “Future of the Internet” summit at Harvard Business School on Wednesday.
Harvard University Information Technology began a limited rollout of the pilot version of its artificial intelligence “sandbox” tool on Sept. 4, with the aim of providing Harvard affiliates with secure access to large language models.
Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society will launch an Applied Social Media Lab as an offshoot of its existing Institute for Rebooting Social Media, the center announced in a press release last week.
Harvard Dean of Science Christopher W. Stubbs said that incorporating generative AI was “top of the list” of his challenges in an interview with The Crimson last Wednesday.
Former Google CEO Eric E. Schmidt discussed the future of artificial intelligence in national security at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Wednesday evening.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the University of Oxford have developed an artificial intelligence tool called EVEscape that can predict how a virus will evolve to become a new variant, according to an HMS press release Wednesday.
Google researcher Denny Zhou discussed the emergence of reasoning in Large Language Models in a Harvard Machine Learning Foundations talk Friday afternoon at the Science and Engineering Complex in Allston.
Harvard Kennedy School emeritus professor Lewis M. Branscomb was known for his contributions to the use of science in public policy and his advancement of understanding how technology impacts society. He died on May 31 at age 96 in Redwood City, California.
One year ago today, practically nobody was familiar with ChatGPT. Now, top Harvard academic officials are bracing for a world where artificial intelligence tools are ubiquitous throughout higher education.
Harvard announced initial guidelines for the use of generative artificial intelligence programs such as ChatGPT in an email to University affiliates on Thursday.
In 1995, a Harvard faculty committee called on all staff and faculty members to obtain personal computers and internet access by the summer of 1996. Since then, the internet has played an instrumental role in shaping the student experiences and future careers of Harvard undergraduates.
The value of Harvard Management Company’s direct public investments increased by 18 percent during the first quarter of 2023 as key tech stocks in its portfolio rallied.
Endeavor and Harvard University announced the launch of Versity, a new online professional development learning platform, in a joint press release on May 2.
The City of Cambridge is exploring the feasibility of implementing municipal broadband for residents, according to a report released last month.
Business, Art Experts Discuss Role of Blockchain in Artist Compensation at Harvard Art Museums Event
Harvard Art Museums hosted New York University professors Kevin McCoy and Amy Whitaker for a Thursday evening discussion on the role of blockchain — a technology that allows for the secure distribution of data through a distributed ledger — in providing equality in the art market.
Former South Korean business minister Young-sun Park and social media CEO Will Hohyon Ryu discussed potential applications of artificial intelligence to democracy during a talk at Harvard Kennedy School Tuesday.
The Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy hosted a virtual panel on the implications of technology on ethics and human rights Thursday afternoon.
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy ’90 Calls AI One of ‘Most Exciting, Important Technology Opportunities’ at SEAS Talk
Amazon President and CEO Andy R. Jassy ’90 discussed team leadership, innovation, and the future of technology at a Thursday lecture moderated by School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean Francis J. Doyle III.
Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed the impacts of artificial intelligence on cities at a lecture Tuesday hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Program on Science, Technology, and Society.
The Harvard Computer Society announced in January it will retire its mailing list services — used by student organizations, faculty, and House Committees to communicate with their members for the past 30 years.
Khan Academy founder Salman Khan told attendees of a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar that banning artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT in schools is the “wrong approach,” calling the service “transformative” for the future of education.