As a graduate student in Cambridge almost 20 years ago, Pauline Essah asked herself: “Where are the other Africans?” Today she manages the expanding Cambridge-Africa programme. It funds more than 150 collaborative projects in 18 African countries.
James Downs is exceptionally talented — both academically and musically. He’s also a perfectionist who has struggled with OCD and anorexia. He now campaigns for better mental health services for young people.
Powerful AI needs to be reliably aligned with human values. Does this mean that AI will eventually have to police those values? Cambridge philosophers Huw Price and Karina Vold consider the trade-off between safety and autonomy in the era of superintelligence.
On Wednesday March the 14th, the world was shaken by the death of Professor Stephen Hawking. Joined by some of his Cambridge colleagues and the new generation of scientists he inspired, this week we celebrate his life, his science and his legacy...