New York Times (July 20, 2010)
“The nature versus nurture debate is obsolete.” UChicago economists James J. Heckman and Flavio Cunha explain why in a new paper.
Chicago Tribune (July 24, 2010)
Computer use has a negative effect on low-income children’s academic performance, much to the surprise of the Harris School’s Ofer Malamud.
Wired.com (July 22, 2010)
Mathematical biologist Andrey Rzhetsky discusses the applications of artificial intelligence.
Huffington Post (July 20, 2010)
Law professor Geoffrey R. Stone, JD’71, calls the Defense of Marriage Act’s Section 3, recently ruled unconstitutional, a “congressional travesty.”
New York Times Magazine (July 19, 2010)
“On Language” columnist Ben Zimmer, AM’98, finds some Mad Men dialogue a decade or two ahead of its time.