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The Human Intelligence Enterprise: 2018

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2018 Assignments

# Day Date Technical Topic Communication assignment Communication discussion
7 Mon 19 Mar Larson grounds symbols in perception Press release How to write a press release
8 Wed 21 Mar Marr speaks to what constitutes good work Talking points Talking points, Contributions
Mon 26 Mar No class—Spring Break
Wed 28 Mar No class—Spring Break
Mon 2 Apr Tattersall finds symbolic species
Lettvin finds bug detector
Amnesty assignment How to do slides

2018 Past assignments

# Day Date Technical Topic Communication assignment Communication discussion
Mon 5 Feb Registration day
Fri 9 Feb Winston reflects on the first 65 years
1Mon 12 Feb Turing suggests test for success Paper decoding Paper decoding
2Wed 14 Feb Minsky provides a problem set Tenure recommendation Empowerment promises, VSN–C
Mon 19 Feb President's day
3Tue 20 Feb Davis and friends affirm value of representations VSN-C message to PHW
4Wed 21 Feb Malone sees Superminds in our future VSN-C message to PHW
5Wed 28 Feb Berwick asserts uniqueness, not just more of the same VSN-C message to PHW
6Friday 2 Mar Geiger argues that dyslexics see too much VSN-C message to PHW
3Mon 5 Mar Brooks denies value of representations Empowerment, contributions, glassVSN-C
4 Wed 07 Mar Tenenbaum and friends salute the Reverend Bayes
Glymour salutes Kepler
Panel preparation How to run a panel
5 Mon 12 Mar Hinton launches third waveWhite paper Improvement through knowledge engineering
6 Wed 14 Mar Ullman explains visual routines Trip report How to run a conference