Jay McClelland: Neural Networks and the Emergence of Cognition | Lex Fridman Podcast #222

Jay McClelland, a cognitive scientist at Stanford, sits down for an amazing conversation with Lex Fridman.

OUTLINE:

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 0:43 – Beauty in neural networks
  • 5:02 – Darwin and evolution
  • 10:47 – The origin of intelligence
  • 17:29 – Explorations in cognition
  • 23:33 – Learning representations by back-propagating errors
  • 29:58 – Dave Rumelhart and cognitive modeling
  • 43:01 – Connectionism
  • 1:05:54 – Geoffrey Hinton
  • 1:07:49 – Learning in a neural network
  • 1:24:42 – Mathematics & reality
  • 1:31:50 – Modeling intelligence
  • 1:42:28 – Noam Chomsky and linguistic cognition
  • 1:56:49 – Advice for young people
  • 2:07:56 – Psychiatry and exploring the mind
  • 2:20:35 – Legacy
  • 2:26:24 – Meaning of life

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