Science Space

New Supercomputer Simulation Sheds Light on Moon’s Origin

A new NASA and Durham University simulation puts forth a different theory of the Moon’s origin – the Moon may have formed in a matter of hours, when material from the Earth and a Mars sized-body were launched directly into orbit after the impact. The simulations used in this research are some of the most […]

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AI Hardware

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huan on the Industrial HPC Revolution

Industrial high performance computing (HPC) is at its tipping point. The combination of simulation, accelerated computing, and #AI are bringing the performance and scale required to tackle real-world, industrial problems. This presentation blew my mind.

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AI Ethics

Nick Bostrom on Simulation and Superintelligence

Lex Fridman interviews Nick Bostrom. Nick Bostrom is a philosopher at University of Oxford and the director of the Future of Humanity Institute. He has worked on fascinating and important ideas in existential risks, simulation hypothesis, human enhancement ethics, and the risks of superintelligent AI systems, including in his book Superintelligence. I can see talking […]

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AI Mathematics

Grant Sanderson on the Beauty of Mathematics

Lex Fridman interviews Grant Sanderson is a math educator and creator of 3Blue1Brown, a popular YouTube channel that uses programmatically-animated visualizations to explain concepts in linear algebra, calculus, and other fields of mathematics. OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 1:56 – What kind of math would aliens have? 3:48 – Euler’s identity and the least favorite piece […]

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AI Autonomous Vehicles Drones

Autonomous Systems, Aerial Robotics and Game of Drones

Microsoft Research marks its 100th episode with with Gurdeep Pall and Dr. Ashish Kapoor talking about autonomous systems. There’s a lot of excitement around self-driving cars, delivery drones, and other intelligent, autonomous systems, but before they can be deployed at scale, they need to be both reliable and safe. That’s why Gurdeep Pall, CVP of […]

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AI Science

Michio Kaku on the Future of Humans, Aliens, Space Travel & Physics

Lex Fridman interviews Michio Kaku in this epic podcast. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, futurist, and professor at the City College of New York. He is the author of many fascinating books on the nature of our reality and the future of our civilization. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast.

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AI Reinforcement Learning

AI Learns to Park with Deep Reinforcement Learning

Samuel Arzt shows off a project where an AI learns to park a car in a parking lot in a 3D physics simulation. The simulation was implemented using Unity’s ML-Agents framework ( From the video description: The AI consists of a deep Neural Network with 3 hidden layers of 128 neurons each. It is trained […]

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AI Powered Virtual Characters Learn To Work Out

In this video, Two Minute Papers takes a closer look at the paper “Scalable Muscle-actuated Human Simulation and Control.” Think of the medical applications of this technology.

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