Learning Code With Robotic Flower Gardens And Cooking With Watson

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This week Kris Abel introduces What She Said’s Christine Bentley, Sharon Caddy, and Kate Wheeler to…

Alexa Swainson is VP of broduct for IBM’s Watson, the cognitive computer best known for winning on Jeopardy, but is turning heads these days be creating it’s own recipes. Alexa explains how the computer works its kitchen magic.

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Daniela Rus leads a team at MIT that hs designed a low-cost garden for schools to build that can help teach students the principles distributed algorithms through origami flowers that can bloom and change colour in reaction to computer code.

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We also hear from Lindsay Sanneman on her team about how students have reacted to the idea so far.

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