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Katherine Gorman

TEDxBoston 2016 explored artificial intelligence and machine learning (AIML), a field of exciting, exponential growth. As curators, we sought to bring a greater understanding of how this technology works, how it’s changing our lives, and most importantly, the research being done to create these tools.

Our guests covered topics from the evolution of deep learning to some of the cutting edge applications of this technology in medicine and healthcare.

Jimmy Guterman

One of our favorite things about TEDs and TEDx’s is that they are places where unexpected ideas bump into one another. It happens onstage – you can see a nuclear physicist follow a dancer, who has followed a religious scholar or a book designer – and it happens in the audience when you talk to the people sitting next to you....