AI News, Jenn Wortman Vaughan

Jenn Wortman Vaughan

Jenn Wortman Vaughan is a Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research, New York City, where she studies algorithmic economics, machine learning, and social computing, with a recent focus on prediction markets and crowdsourcing.

She is the recipient of Penn’s 2009 Rubinoff dissertation award for innovative applications of computer technology, a National Science Foundation CAREER award, a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, and a handful of best paper or best student paper awards.

Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud

Onstage at TED2013, Sugata Mitra makes his bold TED Prize wish: Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore ...

Ellen's Helping Out with Homework!

Is there anything she can't do? Ellen offered to help her viewers with their homework. This is how it turned out!

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Champions of Change: Girls and Women in STEM

Champions of Change event honors twelve local leaders working to recruit and retain girls and women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) ...

Passion Projects (Live) 5: Jessica Hische (Procrastiworking)

The 5th episode of the Passion Projects series, featuring Jessica Hische. Jessica is known for her personal projects Daily Drop Cap and the Should I Work for ...

Professor Paul Oyer, "The Gig Economy: Threats and Opportunities for Workers and Employers”

Technology has disrupted the labor market in important ways, both enabling greater productivity from remote workers and displacing workers altogether.

A Vision of Students Today

a short video summarizing some of the most important characteristics of students today - how they learn, what they need to learn, their goals, hopes, dreams, ...