The internet’s idiots are already trying to discredit Katie Bouman’s historic accomplishments


In years to come, April 10 will be remembered as a historic day for humankind, science, and women in STEM. On this day, the first ever images of a celestial phenomenon was published — a black hole — largely thanks to the algorithms created by Katie Bouman. Despite this, the internet is already trying to discredit her revolutionary work. Bouman is a graduate student in computer science and artificial intelligence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and her research led her research team to create the algorithm. BBC has a nice article about Katie Bouman and Hacker News is….…

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