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Stories by Karthika Muthukumaraswamy

Climate Model Coverage: Far from Model Journalism

With a less-than-stellar end to the Qatar climate talks, and with all eyes on the US for more ambitious commitments ahead of the next round, it is more important than ever for the American public to be better educated on the dire implications of a rapidly warming world.Despite a recent shift toward greater belief in anthropogenic climate change, perception of its risks remains low among the US public.A study published in the September issue of Nature Climate Change may help explain why...

December 27, 2012 — Karthika Muthukumaraswamy

It's Your Virtual Assistant, Doc. Who Is Watson?

Ever since IBM supercomputer Watson beat Jeopardy! champions Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings, there’s been a lot of talk about putting the computer’s question-and-answer capabilities to real applications...

June 9, 2011 — Karthika Muthukumaraswamy
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