Brittany Wenger

Brittany Wenger
Scientist
on How to Make a Neural Network in Your Bedroom

Brittany Wenger is a brilliant young scientist, but perhaps an unlikely one given our cultural stereotypes. She began studying neural networks when she was just 13 years old. She won the 2012 Google Science Fair Grand Prize for her project, “Global Neural Network Cloud Service for Breast Cancer.” Her Cloud4Cancer service aggregates data from biopsies done with the fine-needle aspiration process, instead of the more painful surgical option.

 

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