Blog: August 2011

Artificial intelligence course, free from Stanford Engineering

There was a New York Times Science article yesterday on an offering from Stanford Engineering. In the spirit of the Khan Academy, which I greatly admire, an artificial intelligence course is being offered free and online, taught by Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig. There are currently about 63,000 registrants.

The main course information is here:

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Full text of the S&P report for the US credit downgrade, AA+

Searching for this report, I found more meta-coverage than links to the source.  Below is the full text of the document itself, and the decision rendered by S&P in the downgrade, titled "Research Update: United States of America Long-Term Rating Lowered To 'AA+' On Political Risks And Rising Debt Burden; Outlook Negative."  Reposted directly from S&P.

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