3/12/2021: Lifespan, CNE, Brown U. leaders on hospital merger
Newsmakers: WPRI 12 News
An exclusive interview about the proposal for a new Rhode Island hospital system with Lifespan CEO Dr. Timothy Babineau, Care New England CEO Dr. James Fanale, Brown University President Christina Paxson and Brown University Medical School Dean Jack Elias.
Brown U. Poli Sci Chair Wendy Schiller says not debating is "missed opportunity"
The Dan Yorke Show
Chair of the Brown University Political Science Department Wendy Schiller joined the Dan Yorke Show to discuss Governor Raimondo and Allan Fung's refusal to debate their opponents thus far. Professor Schiller told Dan she believes not debating is a "missed opportunity."
Brown U. physicist Dr. Jim Gates on the passing of Stephen Hawking
Brown University physicist Dr. Jim Gates knew Stephen Hawking, who died March 14, 2018, and called him "the bravest physicist of all". Prof. Gates knew Hawking for nearly 40 years, and talks about the man and the importance of his work, especially surrounding "black holes". @Dr_JimGates
Chair of Brown U. Political Science Department Tells Dan Yorke There are Two Things to Pay Attention to Regarding Release of "Fire and Fury"
The Dan Yorke Show
Chair of the Brown University Political Science department, Professor Wendy Schiller, joined Dan Yorke Friday afternoon to discuss the information released in Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" and the potential impacts of the book release.
AI and Robot Show, Ep. 7: Stefanie Tellex (Brown U.)
THE ARCHITECHT SHOW
In this episode of the ARCHITECHT AI and Robot Show, Signe Brewster speaks with Brown University researcher Stefanie Tellex about the state of the art in human-robot interaction. Tellex explains recent advances in building robots that can better understand natural language and interact intelligently with people to accomplish tasks. She also shares a vision of a household-robot future, powered by current research in deep learning and robotic manipulation. In the news segment, co-hosts Brewster, Derrick Harris and Chris Albrecht discuss Elon Musk v. Mark Zuckerberg (aka Muskerberg), Roomba's plan to map your house and share your data, and the new Lego Boost build-your-own-robot kit.