Visit of the Honorable Newt Gingrich
Former Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Republican Congressman, and 2012 presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was hosted by Dr. Kiron Skinner at Carnegie Mellon University on March 21, 2018. He spent a full afternoon being briefed by a lineup of distinguished CMU faculty on artificial intelligence and participated in roundtable discussions on how to bring together policy and technology. Following the visit, he wrote an op-ed article titled, "Newt Gingrich: The future is amazing -- Here's and incredible glimpse of what awaits us." TribLive also published an article titled, "Newt Gingrich said he saw glimpse of future during Carnegie Mellon visit."