A Breakthrough for A.I. Technology: Passing an 8th-Grade Science Test – The New York Times

Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college.

Ada Lovelace, Mathematician Who Wrote the First Computer Program – The New York Times

Lovelace thought of math and logic as creative and imaginative, and her writings about computing in the mid-1800s earned her recognition as the first computer programmer.