February 27, 2017
by Kristin Livingston, A05
As the world is interconnected in countless ways, so are the courses, research, and ideas at Tufts. Here, on the Hill, collaboration is second nature. From symposia that span departments and clubs to late-night conversations between students from every program, when it comes to interdisciplinary opportunities, the sky's the limit. Take it from two of our professors.
Thank You, Siri
When iPhone users ask Siri a question, she doesn't answer right away. The pause can be frustrating—even causing doubt in the user's mind that Siri is even…smart. But J. P. de Ruiter, Tufts' first Bridge Professor in psychology and computer science says Siri isn't necessarily dumb: she's simply waiting for her turn.