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Mandayam, Schussheim code stuttered speech recognition algorithm

Benji Schussheim, one of the algorithm's co-creators, codes a prototype entitled Personalized Automatic Stuttered Speech Recognition (PASSR).

Audrey Bernstein '20, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2020

It was summertime when Rishabh Mandayam ’21’s phone lit up with a text from Benji Schussheim ’20. “I want to create a machine learning algorithm for stuttering,” it said. “Are you in or are you out?”  In the months following the text exchange, Mandayam and Schussheim coded a prototype...

[Sept. 2016 Opinions] Hate speech is not a political viewpoint

October 11, 2016

By Jackie Sussman '17 Whip Freedom does not exist.  Period.  What we mistake for freedom is merely the set of behavior that is acceptable in contrast to behavior that is not.  The same applies to free speech.  Speech is only free when it falls under a list of legal fighting words; words that pres...

Words to Live By

Words to Live By

Chris Andrews, Staff Writer

June 6, 2016

A prestigious group of speakers delivered commencement speeches at colleges across the country this year. The speakers ranged from our President to company heads, to actors and athletes. There was much good advice among the speeches offered to graduates as they go through life. The following are a sample...

Obama’s Plan to Run America

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Jackie Sussman, Assistant Business Manager

January 23, 2015

President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union Address in the House Chamber on January 20th. Within his speech, Obama talked about the core political, economic, and social issues that have constantly occurred throughout his six-year presidency.  According to the Wall Street Journal, main i...

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