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Why AI Needs a Genome

AI could learn and adapt like humans with algorithms that work like genes.

The Math of the Amazing Sandpile

To understand self-organization in nature, behold the sandpile.

Do You Want AI to Be Conscious?

Consciousness is an important function for us. Why not for our machines?

The Intelligent Life of Droids

If robots can be devious, self-righteous, and expressive, why not sentient?

Why Computers Will Never Write Good Novels

The power of narrative flows only from the human brain.

The Doctor Will Sniff You Now

Step aside, Dr. House, Deep Nose will one day be the best diagnostician in medicine.

How to Fix the Vaccine Rollout

A computational biologist charts a fair and efficient course for vaccine distribution.