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10 AI Predictions for 2024

This video is from David Shapiro provides his top 10 predictions for AI in the new year.

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Can Language Models Understand Time and Space

This video is from 4IR with David Shapiro. Papers referenced: Language Models Represent Space and Time – https://arxiv.org/abs/2310.02207v1 Beyond Surface Statistics: Scene Representations in a Latent Diffusion Model – https://arxiv.org/abs/2306.05720 Emergent World Representations: Exploring a Sequence Model Trained on a Synthetic Task – https://arxiv.org/abs/2210.13382 Unveiling Theory of Mind in Large Language Models: A Parallel to […]

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ChatGPT and the Dawn of Computerized Hyper-Intelligence with Brian Roemmele

Jordan B Peterson and Brian Roemmele discuss the future of human civilization: a world of human androids operating alongside artificial intelligence with applications that George Orwell could not have imagined in his wildest stories. Whether the future will be a dystopian nightmare devoid of art or a hyper-charged intellectual utopia is yet to be seen, […]

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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 […]

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Interesting Science

How to Learn Anything–the First 20 Hours

Here’s a great TEDx talk about the nature of learning and acquiring new skills. Josh Kaufman is the author of the #1 international bestseller, ‘The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business’, as well as the upcoming book ‘The First 20 Hours: Mastering the Toughest Part of Learning Anything.’ Josh specializes in teaching people from […]

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Do Feedback Loops Create Consciousness?

Very often I am asked when (or whether) we will create a conscious AI. I scratch my chin and ask “how would you define consciousness?” The answer usually involves something about “self-awareness.” I then point out that by that definition, your car is conscious as it has a “check engine light,” which is part of […]

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Daniel Kahneman on Thinking Fast and Slow, Deep Learning, and AI

Lex Fridman interview Daniel Kahneman in this thought provoking interview. Daniel Kahneman is winner of the Nobel Prize in economics for his integration of economic science with the psychology of human behavior, judgment and decision-making. He is the author of the popular book “Thinking, Fast and Slow” that summarizes in an accessible way his research […]

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Michio Kaku on How Feedback Loops Create Consciousness

Big Think has a fascinating interview with Dr. Michio Kaku. Dr. Michio Kaku is the co-founder of string field theory, and is one of the most widely recognized scientists in the world today. He has written 4 New York Times Best Sellers, is the science correspondent for CBS This Morning and has hosted numerous science […]

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