Ernest Davis: Writings for a general audience

In Praise of Globes Guest blog in Cathy O'Neil's mathbabe blog, Mar. 23, 2017.

Managing Big Data's big risks Project Syndicate, Feb. 2017

How to Write Science Questions that are Easy for People and Hard for Computers, AI Magazine Spring 2016. Article in the magazine

Math and the Caveman Imagination. Guest blog in Cathy O'Neil's mathbabe blog, Nov. 30, 2015.

Introduction In E. Davis and P. Davis (eds.) Mathematics, Substance and Surmise: Views on the Meaning and Ontology of Mathematics, Springer, 2015.

How Should Robots Think about Space? In E. Davis and P. Davis (eds.) Mathematics, Substance and Surmise: Views on the Meaning and Ontology of Mathematics, Springer, 2015.

Commonsense Reasoning and Commonsense Knowledge in Artificial Intelligence by Ernest Davis and Gary Marcus. CACM, September 2015, 58:9, 92-105. PDF.   Word

Contempt for conservatism, religion, and history among social scientists. Guest blog, in Lee Jussim's blog, "Rabble Rouser,"Psychology Today, November 3, 2014. Paper in PDF.

Do We Really Need to Learn to Code? by Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis, online New Yorker, June 7, 2014.

Eight (No, Nine!) Problems with Big Data by Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis, Op-Ed, New York Times, April 7, 2014.

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence Off Book, PBS Digital Studios. Produced by Lisa Romagnoli and Eric Brown. July 2013.

A Grand Unified Theory of Everything by Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis, New Yorker, May 6, 2013

Maths is the True Language of Science by Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis, Financial Times, April 13, 2013

The Singularity and the State of the Art in Artificial Intelligence, ACM Ubiquity, October 2014.

Expand Minds, Not the NYU Campus Op-Ed, NY Times, April 26, 2012 by Ernest Davis, Patrick Deer, and Mark Crispin Miller