Inês Lynce will be the speaker of the next “Explain it like I’m 5” by Técnico

Title: How can we teach computers  solve the Rubik’s Cube?
Date: Saturday 25th September at 11:00

Can we teach computers to solve riddles? Can computers solve the Rubik’s Cube better and faster than humans? How can we teach computers to think like humans?

On Saturday, 25th September, at 11:00, Inês Lynce, researcher and President of INESC-ID, and Full Professor at Técnico, will go live on Técnico facebook to answer these questions.

Please send your questions ahead of time to or join us live on Facebook.

On Saturday, 25th September at 11:00, CMU Portugal National Co-Director Inês Lynce, President of INESC-ID and Full Professor at Técnico, will go live on Técnico facebook under Técnico’s initiative “Explica-me como se tivesse 5 anos” / “Explain it like I’m 5”, where scientists explain to small kids topics in their area of expertise.


Explain it like I’m 5 – are talks promoted by Técnico for small children and other curious people of all ages”. It is a way to open Técnico research to all and allow participants to ask scientists their questions, even at a distance. Older people can come as well, if the children let them. These talks take place on Saturdays live on Facebook in Portuguese.

Start date

Sep. 25, 2021

11:00 am

End Date

Sep. 25, 2021

12:00 am