How to Teach Machines That Can Learn
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Machine learning is fast becoming a part of our lives. From the order in which your search results and news feeds are ordered to the image classifiers and speech recognition features on your smartphone. Machine learning may even have had a hand in choosing your spouse or driving you to work. As with cars, only the mechanics need to understand what happens under the hood, but all drivers need to know how to operate the steering wheel. Listen to this podcast to learn how to interact with machines that can learn, and about the implications for humanity. My guest is Dr. Pedro Domingos, Professor of Computer Science at Washington University. He is the author or co-author of over 200 technical publications in machine learning and data mining, and the author of my new favourite book The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World. Here’s the outline of this interview with Dr. Pedro Domingos, PhD: [00:01:55] Deep Learning. [00:02:21] Machine learning is affecting…