Garry Kasparov And The Game of  Artificial Intelligence 

For more than a 30-year span, chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov was nearly unbeatable. But, in 1997, he faced an unlikely competitor: the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue. Kasparov lost the final match, which ended up being a turning point both for him and for our understanding of artificial intelligence. Innovation Hub talked with Kasparov about his book, Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins.

Rauner wins Illinois governor election 

In a tight race with Democratic incumbent Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, Rauner was able to pull away in final hours of the 2014 midterm elections.  Read the story here.

Cambridge's Joe Donovan faces parole board in landmark case

100 days after the Boston Marathon bombing

 

 

Anne Rollins would end up between the two explosions that went off during the 117th Boston Marathon. She talks about her personal struggle to emotionally process and overcome the events from that day. Click here or here for the story.

 



 

In 2014, members of the Massachusetts Parole Board decided the fate of convicted murderer and Cambridge native Joseph Donovan.  Donovan was convicted of murder at 17 and was appealing for a release after the Massachusetts Supreme Court struck down mandatory life sentences for juveniles in December 2013. Click here or here for the story. 

 

 

The end of MERC

Citizens and politicians alleged Biddeford, Maine's trash-to-energy facility on the bank of the Saco River scared businesses away from the city's downtown due to the plant's smell. Others claimed the facility caused cancer. Click here or here for the story.

 

 

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