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Global Issues

Investigating foreign fighter groups in Syria: A Q&A with Shyam Sankar and Brian FishmanInvestigating foreign fighter groups in Syria: A Q&A with Shyam Sankar and Brian Fishman

Posted By Thu-Huong Ha

Shyam Sankar isn’t satisfied with the current state of data analysis. In his recent TEDTalk, “The rise of human-computer cooperation,” Sankar explained why we have a responsibility to create computer programs that drive human-centered decisions, rather than trying to supplant them with computer-centered data processing. In his talk, Sankar — the Director of Forward Deployed Engineering at […]

Technology

Did China hack the Dalai Lama’s email? How a human-computer collaboration traced the cluesDid China hack the Dalai Lama’s email? How a human-computer collaboration traced the clues

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

“Man versus machine” is not an idea that Shyam Sankar believes in. In today’s fascinating talk, given at TEDGlobal 2012, Sankar urged us to think about how human ingenuity can combine with computers’ ability to parse data to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. His point: Technology should make use of human creativity, […]