learning

Culture

Don't Pick a New Year's Resolution

Instead of looking forward with a New Year's resolution, look back at what you accidentally accomplished.
Kate Dries
1.1.19
AI

Watch a Computer Learn to Play ‘Doom’ Inside a Dream

Researchers got deep learning models to train inside their own hallucinated ideas of the world.
Jordan Pearson
3.28.18
COLLEGE

This College Course Teaches Students About War and Peace Through Food

Field trips to restaurants that serve food from other nations shows that breaking bread is about more than just, well, bread.
Matthew Kruchak
9.15.17
instruments

I Spent a Month Learning Guitar on the Internet and It Actually Worked

So here's my review of Fender Play.
Emerson Rosenthal
8.10.17
gallery shows

A Fed Up Former Teacher Curates a Show Fighting School Segregation

Nearly 60 years after 'Brown v. Board of Education,' American schools are still segregated.
Antwaun Sargent
7.15.17
Illustration

Make an MC of Your Kid With This Illustrated Rap Alphabet Book

Andrew Morgan draws Biggie Smalls, Tupac Shakur, and Kanye West as adorable, blunt-smoking letters of the alphabet.
Andrew Nunes
7.12.17
they see me rollin

Watch As These Exoskeletons Auto-Adjust To People’s Steps

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon created an algorithm that lets the exoskeleton evolve midstep.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.22.17
clever girl

As Female Elk Age, They Become Practically Impossible to Hunt

These elk can learn.
Lisa Cumming
6.14.17
Mind Games

You Have a Surprising Amount of Control Over Your IQ

Though of course it's easier to let it drop than it is to boost it.
Alexandra Ossola
5.31.17
MIT

Robots Can Quickly Learn New Skills From Humans and Teach Them to Other Robots

“I’m not concerned about the robot apocalypse.”
Daniel Oberhaus
5.10.17
Tedium

Educational Video Games Just Never Got Things Right

The problem with edutainment in the 1990s was that, while it covered the education, it didn’t do enough to entertain the kids.
Ernie Smith
4.24.17
Views My Own

How to Say ‘No’ Like a Toddler

Little people get away with an impressive amount of inconsiderate dickishness. It’s time we learned a thing or two.
Erin Ashenhurst
3.12.17
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