Jonathan Mitchell

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Arts, Culture & Media

Becoming the Bionic Man

Charlie is the protagonist of Machine Man, a novel by Max Barry. But his story has a real parallel in Hugh Herr, a leading bionics developer at MIT, and a double amputee following a mountain-climbing accident.

Arts, Culture & Media

Smart Programs Read Shakespeare

Patrick Winston is Principal Investigator at MIT's Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab. He believes that creating artificial intelligence is not a matter of more powerful processing: we have to teach computers how to think more like humans.