In a world teeming with trade and immigration controversy, Stephen Harper, the conservative former Canadian prime minister, urged a Cornell audience on March 7 not to ignore rising populist or nationalist campaigns.
A Cornell-led team has found that when robots are beating humans in contests for cash prizes, people consider themselves less competent and expend slightly less effort – and they tend to dislike the robots, too.
Assistant professors Jeremy Baskin, Song Lin and Brad Ramshaw have been named recipients of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation fellowships, supporting early-career faculty members’ original research and broad-based education related to science, technology and economic performance.
Thunder View Farms, a Catskill-region Angus beef operation founded and run by Cornell graduates, has been honored by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association for its efforts at keeping water that flows to New York City safe.
The Executive Presence certificate program will help learners conquer performance anxiety and refine public speaking skills, aimed at maximizing speaker-listener connection and furthering career growth.
As applications grow more complex, companies such as Twitter, Amazon and Netflix are turning to microservices – scores of small applications, each performing a single function and communicating over the network to work together.
Events this week include a Cornell Symphony Orchestra concert geared to young listeners; native American writer Elissa Washuta; performance artist Holly Hughes; strange but true stories from the Yiddish press; and actor Dominique Thorne ’19 at Cornell Cinema.