Eric Horvitz
Distinguished Scientist
Microsoft Research
Co-director, Microsoft Research Lab
Redmond, Washington

Apr. 10, 2015

The Future of Artificial Intelligence

What questions should we ask as research on artificial intelligence progresses?

robots, a.i., artificial intelligence, elon musk, bill gates, steve wozniack,

Mar. 15, 2013

Improving Healthcare, One Search at a Time

By combing through 100 million search queries, researchers detected a previously unknown interaction between two commonly prescribed drugs.

Bing, Yahoo, Google, Microsoft Research Lab, Eric Horvitz, drug interaction, mining data, prescription drug


Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Cetacean Science


Mystery Box

How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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