Vulcan Ventures Project Halo

Luke Timmerman of the Seattle Times wrote about one of Paul Allen’s new ventures last month. Project Halo will attempt to program a computer in the next 30 months to create a computerized tutor that’s smart enough to pass college-level Advanced Placement tests in chemistry, biology and physics. Teams from the University of Texas at Austin, Boeing Phantom Works, the University of Massachusetts Lowell and Kraka, Carnegie Mellon University, iSoco, Stanford Medical Informatics, the University of Southern California‚Äôs Information Science Institute, KSVentures and Klein Associates will compete to complete the task.