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Conversations at MIT and beyond about the nature of intelligence and AI from the perspective of deep learning, robotics, AGI, neuroscience, philosophy, psychology, cognitive science, economics, physics, mathematics, and more.
Kyle Vogt: Cruise Automation
Feb 7 • 55 min
Kyle Vogt is the President and CTO of Cruise Automation, leading an effort in trying to solve one of the biggest robotics challenges of our time: vehicle autonomy. He is the co-founder of 2 successful companies (Cruise and Twitch) that were each acquired…
Tomaso Poggio: Brains, Minds, and Machines
Jan 19 • 80 min
Tomaso Poggio is a professor at MIT and is the director of the Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines. Cited over 100,000 times, his work has had a profound impact on our understanding of the nature of intelligence, in both biological neural networks and…
Tuomas Sandholm: Poker and Game Theory
Dec 28, 2018 • 66 min
Tuomas Sandholm is a professor at CMU and co-creator of Libratus, which is the first AI system to beat top human players at the game of Heads-Up No-Limit Texas Hold’em. He has published over 450 papers on game theory and machine learning, including a best…
Juergen Schmidhuber: Godel Machines, Meta-Learning, and LSTMs
Dec 23, 2018 • 80 min
Juergen Schmidhuber is the co-creator of long short-term memory networks (LSTMs) which are used in billions of devices today for speech recognition, translation, and much more. Over 30 years, he has proposed a lot of interesting, out-of-the-box ideas in…
Pieter Abbeel: Deep Reinforcement Learning
Dec 16, 2018 • 42 min
Pieter Abbeel is a professor at UC Berkeley, director of the Berkeley Robot Learning Lab, and is one of the top researchers in the world working on how to make robots understand and interact with the world around them, especially through imitation and…
Stuart Russell: Long-Term Future of AI
Dec 9, 2018 • 86 min
Stuart Russell is a professor of computer science at UC Berkeley and a co-author of the book that introduced me and millions of other people to AI, called Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like…
Eric Schmidt: Google
Dec 4, 2018 • 33 min
Eric Schmidt was the CEO of Google from 2001 to 2011, and its executive chairman from 2011 to 2017, guiding the company through a period of incredible growth and a series of world-changing innovations. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would…
Jeff Atwood: Stack Overflow and Coding Horror
Nov 29, 2018 • 80 min
Jeff Atwood is a co-founder of Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange, websites that are visited by millions of people every day. Much like with Wikipedia, it is difficult to understate the impact on global knowledge and productivity that these network of…
Guido van Rossum: Python
Nov 22, 2018 • 86 min
Guido van Rossum is the creator of Python, one of the most popular and impactful programming languages in the world. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to https://lexfridman.com/ai or…
Vladimir Vapnik: Statistical Learning
Nov 16, 2018 • 54 min
Vladimir Vapnik is the co-inventor of support vector machines, support vector clustering, VC theory, and many foundational ideas in statistical learning. His work has been cited over 170,000 times. He has some very interesting ideas about artificial…
Yoshua Bengio: Deep Learning
Oct 20, 2018 • 42 min
Yoshua Bengio, along with Geoffrey Hinton and Yann Lecun, is considered one of the three people most responsible for the advancement of deep learning during the 1990s, 2000s, and now. Cited 139,000 times, he has been integral to some of the biggest…
Steven Pinker: AI in the Age of Reason
Oct 17, 2018 • 38 min
Steven Pinker is a professor at Harvard and before that was a professor at MIT. He is the author of many books, several of which have had a big impact on the way I see the world for the better. In particular, The Better Angels of Our Nature and…
Stephen Wolfram: Knowledge Engine
Oct 11, 2018 • 54 min
Excerpt from lecture Q&A with Stephen Wolfram as part of MIT course on Artificial General Intelligence. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to https://lexfridman.com/ai or connect with…
Marc Raibert: Boston Dynamics
Oct 7, 2018 • 23 min
Excerpt from lecture Q&A with Marc Raibert, CEO of Boston Dynamics, as part of MIT course on Artificial General Intelligence. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to…
Lisa Feldman Barrett: Emotion
Sep 22, 2018 • 79 min
An on-stage conversation with Lisa Feldman Barrett as part of MIT course on Artificial General Intelligence. Video version is available on YouTube. She is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University, Director of the…
Ray Kurzweil: Future of Intelligence
Sep 16, 2018 • 53 min
An excerpt of lecture (and Q&A) given by Ray Kurzweil as part of MIT course on Artificial General Intelligence. Video version is available on YouTube. He is Co-Founder and Chancellor of Singularity University and a Director of Engineering at Google…
Ilya Sutskever: Deep Learning
Sep 12, 2018 • 29 min
An excerpt of lecture (and Q&A) given by Ilya Sutskever as part of MIT course on Artificial General Intelligence. Video version is available on YouTube. He is the co-founder and Research Director of OpenAI. His recent work, in the past 5 years, has been…
Christof Koch: Consciousness
Sep 1, 2018 • 59 min
A conversation with Christof Koch as part of MIT course on Artificial General Intelligence. Video version is available on YouTube. He is the President and Chief Scientific Officer of the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle. From 1986 until 2013,…
Max Tegmark: Life 3.0
Aug 26, 2018 • 82 min
A conversation with Max Tegmark as part of MIT course on Artificial General Intelligence. Video version is available on YouTube. He is a Physics Professor at MIT, co-founder of the Future of Life Institute, and author of “Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age…