A Robot Reporter?

Radiolab and Wired magazine each ran a story recently about a computer program they called a “robot scientist”. Its actual name is Eureqa. The Radio Lab story gave a compelling portrait of Eureqa’s capabilities. Just by looking at how a…

5 Stories: Economic Cliff

When the current recession started back in late 2008 many economists, bankers and politicians described the situation in very vivid language. “The economy is going over a cliff” many of them said, yet no visual image accompanied those words. In…