Computerphile

Interesting

Computerphile on Emulation

Computerphile explains emulation. Emulation sounds difficult, begins to look simple and then ends up being difficult after all! Dr Steve Bagley explains.

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Developer

Just In Time (JIT) Compilers – Computerphile

Dr Laurence Tratt of KCL explains why (under certain circumstances) JIT Compilers can be so much faster.

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AI

How to Verify AI ‘Black Boxes

Dr Hana Chockler is Reader in the Department of Informatics, King’s College London and Principal Scientist at causaLens and she explains how to check to see if a black box system is giving us the right result for the right reason?

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Interesting

What is Network Time Protocol (NTP)?

Just how do computers synchronise clocks across the Internet? Dr Julian Onions implemented this at Nottingham after meeting the godfather of Internet time, Dave Mills!

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AI

Robot Decision Making – Computerphile

Deterministic route finding isn’t enough for the real world – Nick Hawes of the Oxford Robotics Institute takes us through some problems featuring probabilities.

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Generative AI

Stable Diffusion in Code (AI Image Generation)

Mike Continues his look at AI Image Generation with Stable Diffusion

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Generative AI

How AI Image Generators Work (Stable Diffusion / Dall-E)

AI image generators are massive, but how are they creating such interesting images? Dr Mike Pound explains what’s going on.

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AI Ethics Research

LaMDA Logic

Discussing the philosophical ideas behind AI Sentience, with Professor Mark Jago, Professor of Philosophy at University of Nottingham.

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Developer

Reverse Engineering Software Explained

You just have the binary – can you work out what it does & how? Dr Steve Bagley talks about how you might reverse engineer a piece of software.

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Natural Language Processing

AI Language Models & Transformers

Plausible text generation has been around for a couple of years, but how does it work – and what’s next? Rob Miles on Language Models and Transformers.

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