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Andrew Ng - Deep Learning
SEAS

Andrew Ng - Deep Learning

Andrew Y. Ng, co-founder of Coursera, talks in a crowded lecture hall on Thursday at Maxwell Dworkin about deep learning in computer programs, inspired by human neural networks.

Ice Cream at Deep Learning Talk
SEAS

Ice Cream at Deep Learning Talk

Audience members enjoy ice cream in Maxwell Dworkin on Thursday afternoon before a talk by Andrew Y. Ng, co-founder of Coursera.

Andrew Ng - Deep Learning
SEAS

Coursera Co-Founder Promotes 'Deep Learning' at SEAS

Coursera Co-founder Andrew Y. Ng spoke about “deep learning," a new set of algorithms that he said have the potential to dramatically enhance artificial intelligence technologies.

Technology

Buy a (Fake) Harvard Email Address

A Chinese website has begun selling “Harvard” email addresses. FM imagines how an ad for a particularly valuable account might look.

Welcome, iPhone 6
On Campus

Welcome, iPhone 6

Apple enthusiasts line up outside the Verizon Wireless store in Harvard Square for the release of the new iPhone 6 early Friday morning.

Peter Thiel + HBS
Harvard Business School

Thiel Talks Startups at Business School

Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Peter A. Thiel stressed the role of innovation in entrepreneurship during a conversation at Harvard Business School on Thursday.

Computer Science

Tech Terms: A Guide for the Non Tech-Savvy

Confused by all the tech jargon STEM concentrators are always bandying about? Us too, but we’ve managed to figure out Wikipedia, so here are some simple, plain English definitions for some common tech terms that you might see on the Internet, hear on the street, or have to explain to your grandmother.

Facebook Sign
Scrutiny

Facebook Sign

"I want the Facebook sign in the background," exclaimed CS50 staff photographer as CS50 TFs posed in front of the entrance to Puzzle Day. The Facebook-sponsored event was held at the i-lab.

On Campus

The MetaLAB Drone

A white round creature with four arms and four legs, the Phantom drone II is differentiated from its cousins by the stabilized GoPro camera dangling from its belly. Its job is to help the metaLAB get their fancy aerial footage.

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class
Scrutiny

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class

Freshmen pose for a photo booth at CS50 Puzzle Day on September 6, 2014. Prof. David J. Malan later posted the photo booth pictures on Facebook.

Binary Lights
Scrutiny

Binary Lights

Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science David J. Malan uses lights to teach binary code.

Binary Lights
Scrutiny

This is CS50

Meet Michael P. Burke, The Registrar
College

With New Catalog, Admins Hope To Re-Invent Browsing Experience

Administrators hope a new course catalog tool will spur students to reflect on their educational goals when searching for courses, even as some professors worry that more targeted search tools will limit exploration.

Facebook at Puzzle Day
College

This Is CS50.

CS50 is exceptional for its size, its resources and the cult of personality around its charismatic leader. It is more than just a class at Harvard; it is a cultural touchstone, a lifestyle, a spectacle. This is CS50, and it’s here to stay.

Puzzle Time
Scrutiny

Puzzle Time

Morris Yau '17 works during Puzzle Day at the iLab. Teams of students competed for prizes at the Facebook-sponsored event such as a Nintendo Wii U.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board