The Science of Sustainability

Dan Gillick

Dan Gillick

Dan Gillick is an intern for QUEST. Originally from Boston, he’s been seduced by the Bay Area, where he’s working on a PhD in computer science at Berkeley. He teaches artificial intelligence to undergrads, writes and edits for the Berkeley Science Review, and occasionally makes small advances in the field of "automatic document summarization," which he hopes will be useful some day. When the weather is nice, he has trouble not thinking about playing volleyball on the beach.

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Singularities Surround Us

Singularities Surround Us

Thinking about our robotic future is interesting and important, but don't trust anyone who thinks they know exactly what and when.

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Poker Research: the Next Hot Topic for Supercomuting?

Poker Research: the Next Hot Topic for Supercomuting?

Chess grandmaster Gary Kasparov lost to IBM's Deep Blue in 1997, but while this was a cultural landmark for Artificial Intelligence, Poker is a more meaningful challenge for researchers.

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Web Extra: Farallon Islands History Timeline

Web Extra: Farallon Islands History Timeline

The Farallon Islands, precariously perched just a few miles from the edge of the North American continental shelf, are home to an incredible array of wildlife, from tiny Auklets to Great White Sharks, The islands have played a surprising role in the cultural, economic, and technological development of the city of San Francisco. This timeline outlines the landmark events between Sir Francis Drake's landing in 1579 and the present day.

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Bay Bridge Rising

Bay Bridge Rising

Bay Bridge construction and engineering brought to life by the award winning website baybridge360.

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