Education Pulled Back While Delivery Pushed Forward 

  I found the current issue (Sept. 2015) of DVM360 (formerly DVM Newsmagazine) fascinating. The pg 30 commentary BLASTS the “distributive model” (e.g. Western University Vet School) in the title, “The rise of anti-intellectualism in veterinary education.”  When “Identifying the culprits” he includes the AVMA, the Council on Education (COE), and the Assoc. of American […]

Turing’s Dream: Robots Living and Working with Humans 

Recently a non-IBM supercomputer finally passed the “Turing Test” developed by futurist Alan Turing who was made famous last year in the movie, “The Imitation Game.” The Turing Test measures artificial intelligence. The supercomputer fooled these researchers during a 5 minute verbal conversation by imitating a fake 14 yr old boy in Ukraine named Eugene Goostman. […]