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Lies, Damn Lies and Machine Learning

City: McLean

The idea of giving a machine the ability to think has long captured the imagination of technologists.  However, the efforts to achieve this goal have often over promised and led to disappointment among researchers and those who fund them.  These failures have provided one key lesson:  the machine that “thinks” will first have to be […]

Lies, Damn Lies and Machine Learning

City: McLean

The idea of giving a machine the ability to think has long captured the imagination of technologists.  However, the efforts to achieve this goal have often over promised and led to disappointment among researchers and those who fund them.  These failures have provided one key lesson:  the machine that “thinks” will first have to be […]

Autonomy in the Real, Unstructured World

City: McLean

***CANCELED*** Popular articles about advances in autonomous systems suggest that in the very near future our cities will be covered by delivery drones and disasters will be met with swarms of helpful robots to gather data and deliver aid.  Reaching this future will require autonomy algorithms that are able to understand the assumptions they are […]