"Putting heads together New study: groups demonstrate distinctive 'collective intelligence' when facing difficult tasks."

When it comes to intelligence, the whole can indeed be greater than the sum of its parts.  ...

MIT News, by Peter Dizikes


I² Seed Grant Awards

Thanks to the help and generosity of Dean Marc Kastner, and the other MIT deans, I² is now glad to announce the support of eleven I² Seed Projects. Several worthwhile projects could not be funded at this time but hopefully they will be funded at a later date.

Past Events

Talk: Evolution of cooperation
Oct. 20, 2010, 9 p.m.

Prof. Martin Nowak, Director of Program for Evolutionary Dynamics, Harvard University

Social Intelligence Working Group: Inaugural Talks
Sept. 15, 2010, 9:15 p.m.

Talk: Classification by Invariant Scattering
Sept. 10, 2010, 7 p.m.

I² Seminar Series presents

Dr. Stephane Mallat, Applied Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris

Talk: A new dimension in Drosophila neurobiology and behavior: altitude
April 23, 2010, 9 p.m.

Andrew Straw, Senior Postdoctoral Scholar
California Institute of Technology, Bioengineering

Talk: Deep learning with multiplicative interactions
April 20, 2010, 9 p.m.

Geoffrey Hinton, University Professor
University of Toronto, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

Talk: On-line, Voluntary Control of Grandmother Neurons by Human Thought
March 3, 2010, 10 p.m.

Speaker: Christof Koch
California Institute of Technology