Want to be a data scientist? Do these 4 things, according to business leaders

KrulUA/Getty Images Data scientists are in such high demand that the role has been described by Harvard Business Review as “the sexiest job of the twenty-first century.” In an age of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), people who can help businesses collect, analyze, and interpret data are in huge demand, with the US … Read more

NASA Scientist Flies to Edge of Space for Suborbital Research

After landing back to Earth from Virgin Galactic’s latest suborbital flight, planetary scientist Alan Stern and science communicator Kellie Gerardi received a ton of text messages from other researchers asking, “How do I get to do that?” The M3 MacBook Pro: Made Dark for Halloween The pair were part of the Galactic 05 mission, which … Read more

Pioneering Bangladeshi Climate Scientist Saleemul Huq Dies at 71

Saleemul Huq, a pioneering climate scientist from Bangladesh who pushed to get the world to understand, pay for and adapt to worsening warming impacts on poorer nations, died of cardiac arrest Saturday. He was 71. “Saleem always focused on the poor and marginalized, making sure that climate change was about people, their lives, health and … Read more

Meet the 36-Year-Old Scientist Who Designed a Foiling Boat That Could Reshape the Industry

Sampriti Bhattacharyya broke free of the traditional gender constraints in her native India to become the founder and CEO of a pioneering electric-boatbuilder in the U.S. But ironically, when we connect via Zoom, she’s back in the confines of her teenage bedroom in Kolkata for the first time in seven years. She points out the … Read more

‘AI is transformative for the geopolitical order,’ political scientist Ian Bremmer says

Artificial Intelligence will have significant impacts on geopolitics and globalization, Ian Bremmer told CNBC. Leigh Vogel | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Artificial Intelligence will have a significant impact on both geopolitics and globalization, according to Ian Bremmer, political scientist and president of the Eurasia Group. “I think that AI is transformative for the … Read more

M.S. Swaminathan, agricultural scientist who helped feed India, dies at 98

M.S. Swaminathan, an Indian agricultural scientist who vastly expanded his country’s production of wheat and rice as a mastermind of the “Green Revolution” in the 1960s, an initiative that was credited with saving millions of people from starvation, died Sept. 28 at his home in the city of Chennai. He was 98. His death was … Read more

LLMs aren’t whilst good as canines, says Meta’s AI chief scientist

Photograph by OLIVIER MORIN/Getty Pictures You might be impressed with artificially clever giant language fashions (LLMs) like ChatGPT that may write code, create an app, and go the bar examination. However LLMs nonetheless lack synthetic normal intelligence, the state of a hypothetical autonomous system that may obtain mental duties people or animals carry out. Additionally: What’s … Read more