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What Do Mathematicians Do Now That Machines Can 'Do (All) The Math?'
May
15
7:00 PM19:00

What Do Mathematicians Do Now That Machines Can 'Do (All) The Math?'

  • Fields Institute, 2nd Floor, Room 230 (map)
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Toronto For the last thirty years, professional mathematicians have not performed calculations by hand, except in very special circumstances - machines can do them faster, with more variables and without error. So what exactly do the math pros do? And how do we teach the next generation to live and work in this world?

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Our DNA: What’s Next & How Far Should We Go?
Mar
5
12:15 PM12:15

Our DNA: What’s Next & How Far Should We Go?

Toronto Meet the ‘Godfather of the human genome project’, George Church, as he takes us on a tour of one of today’s most active areas of science - genomics. From copying extinct DNA into living species to preventing environmental disasters, hear how the influence of genomics is already far beyond medicine.

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Can Robotic Technology Change Neurological Assessment?
Jan
20
2:00 PM14:00

Can Robotic Technology Change Neurological Assessment?

Toronto Interactive robotic technologies have had a profound impact in fundamental science to measure and modify body motion in order understand how the brain plans and controls body movement and how we learn novel motor skills. If these technologies are so useful for quantifying brain function, why not brain dysfunction?

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