An equation for intelligence: Alex Wissner-Gross at TEDxBeaconStreet
Alex Wissner-Gross is an American scientist, inventor, and entrepreneur. In 2003, he became the last person in MIT history to receive a triple major, with bachelors degrees in physics, electrical engineering, and mathematics, while graduating first in his class from the MIT School of Engineering. In 2007, he completed his Ph.D. in Physics at Harvard, where his research on programmable matter, ubiquitous computing, and machine learning was awarded the Hertz Doctoral Thesis Prize. He currently holds academic appointments as an Institute Fellow at the Harvard University Institute for Applied Computational Science and as a Research Affiliate at the MIT Media Lab.