6/21/11

Leading Innovation: Boston and Beyond



Nearly 250 alumni and friends joined Carnegie Mellon University President Jared L. Cohon and the Boston Alumni Chapter for a special event in Boston on June 9. The event featured a panel discussion on Brain, Mind and Learning —a new initiative at Carnegie Mellon.

  • Human vs. Artificial Intelligence: What Will the Future Bring?
  • Are computers like IBM’s Watson really that smart? What can they teach us about how the human brain thinks and learns?
  • How can a deeper understanding of the brain lead to breakthroughs in autism, Alzheimer’s and dyslexia research?
  • How will advances in artificial intelligence shape industries from finance to health care?

A distinguished panel of experts and event attendees discussed the answers to these questions and more.

Check out Carnegie Mellon on Flickr to see photos from the Boston Inspire Innovation campaign event.

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