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Yve-Alain Bois , Professor in the School of Historical Studies, will give the 2020 A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. The lecture series, titled "Transparence and Ambiguity: The Modern Space of Axonometry," will draw...
Angelos Chaniotis , Professor in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), will present “Mithras at Bloomberg: Memory Feeling, Faith” at Bloomberg’s new London Headquarters on May 22, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. (BST) discussing one of the UK’s most...
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"In a perverse way, the refutation of a great conjecture can be even better news than its success, since the failure makes clear that our imagined map of the mathematical world is seriously wrong. Defeat can be productive, the reverse of a Pyrrhic victory." In a column for Quanta Magazine , Robbert Dijkgraaf , Director and Leon Levy Professor, celebrates the mathematical conjecture, covering how conjectures are proven, what makes a particular conjecture great, and the essential role conjecture plays in the advancement of mathematics.
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"At a talk at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, on Saturday, [Demis Hassabis] addressed a packed auditorium with a lightning summary of where AI has been and where it's going." Writing for ZDNet , Tiernan Ray covers Demis Hassabis's May 4...