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Scott Aaronson on Computational Complexity and Consciousness

Lex Fridman interviews Scott Aaronson, a quantum computer scientist. Time index: 0:00 – Introduction 3:31 – Simulation 8:22 – Theories of everything 14:02 – Consciousness 36:16 – Roger Penrose on consciousness 46:28 – Turing test 50:16 – GPT-3 58:46 – Universality of computation 1:05:17 – Complexity 1:11:23 – P vs NP 1:23:41 – Complexity of […]

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What Quantum Computing Isn’t

Quantum computing, a subject as confusing as it is intriguing. In this fascinating and entertaining talk, Scott Aaronson elucidates the potential and the limits of quantum computing. In a sober fashion, he gives an overview of the state of research, telling us not only what we could expect from quantum computers in the future, but […]

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Scott Aaronson on What Exactly is a Quantum Computer?

Here’s a clip from Lex Fridman’s recent talk with Scott Aaronson about quantum computing. Scott Aaronson is a professor at UT Austin, director of its Quantum Information Center, and previously a professor at MIT. His research interests center around the capabilities and limits of quantum computers and computational complexity theory more generally. The full interview […]

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Scott Aaronson on Quantum Computing

Lex Fridman  interviews Scott Aaronson,a professor at UT Austin, director of its Quantum Information Center, and previously a professor at MIT. His research interests center around the capabilities and limits of quantum computers and computational complexity theory more generally. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 5:07 – Role […]

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