Stefan Weitz, Microsoft's Director of Search, explains that the future of machine learning consists of teaching artificial intelligence to identify and patterns.
What were the first organisms to have sex? We may never know the answer, but as Bill Nye explains in this Big Think interview, scientists are very interested in why sexual activity remains so popular in nature...
Jason Silva, host of National Geographic Channel’s "Brain Games," calls marijuana legalization a huge win for civilization.
Few American cultural institutions stared as deep into the yawning, austerity-driven abyss of large-scale deaccessioning as The Detroit Institute of Arts. When the City of Detroit declared bankruptcy in 2013,...
Online learning has set the stage for the start of democratized education, but some argue that total equality is still a long-way off.
When should you take time to brainstorm? When you're fatigued. The creative spark tends to hit when your brain is tired and unable to filter those weird ideas.
by Big Think Editors
“You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.”
- Robin Williams