Jobs No Robot Could Ever Perform

Although I studied Cognitive Science within an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science context in grad school, coaching FIRST LEGO League has refocused my attention on robotics, automation and machine intelligence.  I have been surprised how progress has been made in these fields recently and how little people are aware of these advances and the consequences…

The Centrality of Math

It’s been called the “Queen of the Sciences” but many prefer to view math as more of a liberal art than a STEM subject even through the “M” in STEM stands for Mathematics. In FIRST LEGO League this year we saw a number of simple and complex applications and potential applications of math including:  calculating…