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  • A profile iamge of David Pearce.

    Squashing code bugs

    In the modern world, software is all around us, from cars to places to houses and everything in-between. Because of this, a software problem can be anything from merely inconvenient to deadly.

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    Detecting Dolphins

    Dolphins, along with other marine life, communicate with each other using echolocation. These sounds, while perfectly clear to dolphins, are inaudible to human ears.

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    Clean energy innovations

    PhD student Soheil Mohseni wanted to study in a country that was a pioneer in renewable energy—so New Zealand was the obvious choice.

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    Classifying cats and dogs

    How does a self-driving car know what a road sign looks like? Creating a successful AI like the one that operates a self-driving car is a complex process involving many different tasks, and one of the most important of those tasks is image classification.