On Wednesday, Staff Writers Peyton Goodman and Ashna Shah attended a seminar held by Columbia University’s Center for Science and Society on the evolving methods of identifying mushrooms. The event was part of the New York History of Science Lecture Series.
Last Wednesday, Columbia’s Psychology Department held a colloquium featuring Dr. Dana Carney, who gave a presentation on the nuances of nonverbal behavior and communication.
On September 12th, Staff Writer Emily Yi and Guest Writers Sylvia Chen and Spencer Davis attended a talk by The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute. The event, featuring Dr. Zenna Tavares and Dr. Kim Stachenfeld, centered on the question of whether AI can learn like humans.
Last Friday, the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory hosted Dr. Linda Elkins-Tanton for its yearly W.S. Jardetzky Lecture, titled “Volcanoes And The Great Dying: The End-Permian Extinction And Its Parallels With Today.”
Columbia affiliates and professors met with a representative from OpenAI on Friday to offer perspectives and discuss the future of artificial intelligence.
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