Day: August 10, 2020

Livestream Quantum Computing

What Can Rubik’s Cube Teach Us About Mental Models and What Does That Have to Do with Quantum Computers?

In this LinkedIn Live video, I use a few different types of Rubik’s cubes to explain why our own mental models may get in our own way.

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AI Research

Explaining the Paper: Hopfield Networks is All You Need

Yannic Kilcher explains the paper “Hopfield Networks is All You Need.” Hopfield Networks are one of the classic models of biological memory networks. This paper generalizes modern Hopfield Networks to continuous states and shows that the corresponding update rule is equal to the attention mechanism used in modern Transformers. It further analyzes a pre-trained BERT […]

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AI Bioinformatics

Manolis Kellis on Human Genome and Evolutionary Dynamics

Lex Fridman interviews Manolis Kellis,a professor at MIT and head of the MIT Computational Biology Group. He is interested in understanding the human genome from a computational, evolutionary, biological, and other cross-disciplinary perspectives. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. Content outline: 0:00 – Introduction 3:54 – Human genome 17:47 – Sources of […]

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AI Economics of AI Robotics

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and the Future Economy Documentary

The documentary “Will A Robot Steal My Job?“ provides an interesting look at what innovations in AI and robotics will do to the job market. We think of robots as primarily being in factories; but the reality is that lawyers, accountants and even artists, are facing a future in which their livelihoods are threatened by […]

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