Robin Wolfe Scheffler: Clues and Caution for AI from the History of Biomedicine
Oct 18, 2019
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Clues and Caution for AI from the History of Biomedicine
Robin Wolfe Scheffler
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— Robin Wolfe Scheffler, Leo Marx Career Development Professor in the History and Culture of Science and Technology
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Stories: Kendall’s Key Ingredient
Kendall Square in the 1970s was desolate and seemed an unlikely place to launch a biotech revolution. But the neighborhood had one thing going for it: people. More specifically, proximity to the right people, says MIT historian Robin Wolfe Scheffler.
Scheffler receives 2018 Levitan Prize
Prestigious award in the humanities includes a grant that supports Scheffler’s research into the factors that influenced the development of Boston’s booming biotech industry.
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Published 18 February 2019