CAN MACHINES REPLACE US? (AI vs Humanity) - Maria Santacaterina
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by Machine Learning Street Talk (MLST)
1w ago
Maria Santacaterina, with her background in the humanities, brings a critical perspective on the current state and future implications of AI technology, its impact on society, and the nature of human intelligence and creativity. She emphasizes that despite technological advancements, AI lacks fundamental human traits such as consciousness, empathy, intuition, and the ability to engage in genuine creative processes. Maria argues that AI, at its core, processes data but does not have the capability to understand or generate new, intrinsic meaning or ideas as humans do. Throughout the conversati ..read more
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Connor Leahy - e/acc, AGI and the future.
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by Machine Learning Street Talk (MLST)
2w ago
Connor is the CEO of Conjecture and one of the most famous names in the AI alignment movement. This is the "behind the scenes footage" and bonus Patreon interviews from the day of the Beff Jezos debate, including an interview with Daniel Clothiaux. It's a great insight into Connor's philosophy. At the end there is an unreleased additional interview with Beff. Support MLST: Please support us on Patreon. We are entirely funded from Patreon donations right now. Patreon supports get private discord access, biweekly calls, very early-access + exclusive content and lots more. https://patreon.com/ml ..read more
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Prof. Chris Bishop's NEW Deep Learning Textbook!
Machine Learning Street Talk
by Machine Learning Street Talk (MLST)
1M ago
Professor Chris Bishop is a Technical Fellow and Director at Microsoft Research AI4Science, in Cambridge. He is also Honorary Professor of Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh, and a Fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge. In 2004, he was elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, in 2007 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and in 2017 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society. Chris was a founding member of the UK AI Council, and in 2019 he was appointed to the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology. At Microsoft Research, Chris oversees a ..read more
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Philip Ball - How Life Works
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by Machine Learning Street Talk (MLST)
1M ago
Dr. Philip Ball is a freelance science writer. He just wrote a book called "How Life Works", discussing the how the science of Biology has advanced in the last 20 years. We focus on the concept of Agency in particular. He trained as a chemist at the University of Oxford, and as a physicist at the University of Bristol. He worked previously at Nature for over 20 years, first as an editor for physical sciences and then as a consultant editor. His writings on science for the popular press have covered topical issues ranging from cosmology to the future of molecular biology. YT: https://www.yout ..read more
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Prof. Nick Chater - The Language Game (Part 1)
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by Machine Learning Street Talk (MLST)
2M ago
Nick Chater is Professor of Behavioural Science at Warwick Business School, who works on rationality and language using a range of theoretical and experimental approaches. We discuss his books The Mind is Flat, and the Language Game. Please support me on Patreon (this is now my main job!) - https://patreon.com/mlst - Access the private Discord, networking, and early access to content. MLST Discord: https://discord.gg/machine-learning-street-talk-mlst-937356144060530778 https://twitter.com/MLStreetTalk Buy The Language Game: https://amzn.to/3SRHjPm Buy The Mind is Flat: https://amzn.to/3P3BU ..read more
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Kenneth Stanley created a new social network based on serendipity and divergence
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by Machine Learning Street Talk (MLST)
2M ago
See what Sam Altman advised Kenneth when he left OpenAI! Professor Kenneth Stanley has just launched a brand new type of social network, which he calls a "Serendipity network". The idea is that you follow interests, NOT people. It's a social network without the popularity contest. We discuss the phgilosophy and technology behind the venture in great detail. The main ideas of which came from Kenneth's famous book "Why greatness cannot be planned". See what Sam Altman advised Kenneth when he left OpenAI! Professor Kenneth Stanley has just launched a brand new type of social network, which he ca ..read more
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Dr. Brandon Rohrer - Robotics, Creativity and Intelligence
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by Machine Learning Street Talk (MLST)
3M ago
Brandon Rohrer who obtained his Ph.D from MIT is driven by understanding algorithms ALL the way down to their nuts and bolts, so he can make them accessible to everyone by first explaining them in the way HE himself would have wanted to learn! Please support us on Patreon for loads of exclusive content and private Discord: https://patreon.com/mlst (public discord) https://discord.gg/aNPkGUQtc5 https://twitter.com/MLStreetTalk Brandon Rohrer is a seasoned data science leader and educator with a rich background in creating robust, efficient machine learning algorithms and tools. With a Ph.D. i ..read more
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Mahault Albarracin - Cognitive Science
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by Machine Learning Street Talk (MLST)
4M ago
Watch behind the scenes, get early access and join the private Discord by supporting us on Patreon: https://patreon.com/mlst (public discord) https://discord.gg/aNPkGUQtc5 https://twitter.com/MLStreetTalk YT version: https://youtu.be/n8G50ynU0Vg In this interview on MLST, Dr. Tim Scarfe interviews Mahault Albarracin, who is the director of product for R&D at VERSES and also a PhD student in cognitive computing at the University of Quebec in Montreal. They discuss a range of topics related to consciousness, cognition, and machine learning. Throughout the conversation, they touch upon var ..read more
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$450M AI Startup In 3 Years | Chai AI
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by Machine Learning Street Talk (MLST)
4M ago
Chai AI is the leading platform for conversational chat artificial intelligence. Note: this is a sponsored episode of MLST. William Beauchamp is the founder of two $100M+ companies - Chai Research, an AI startup, and Seamless Capital, a hedge fund based in Cambridge, UK. Chaiverse is the Chai AI developer platform, where developers can train, submit and evaluate on millions of real users to win their share of $1,000,000. https://www.chai-research.com https://www.chaiverse.com https://twitter.com/chai_research https://facebook.com/chairesearch/ https://www.instagram.com/chairesearch/ Download t ..read more
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DOES AI HAVE AGENCY? With Professor. Karl Friston and Riddhi J. Pitliya
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by Machine Learning Street Talk (MLST)
4M ago
Watch behind the scenes, get early access and join the private Discord by supporting us on Patreon: https://patreon.com/mlst (public discord) https://discord.gg/aNPkGUQtc5 https://twitter.com/MLStreetTalk DOES AI HAVE AGENCY? With Professor. Karl Friston and Riddhi J. Pitliya Agency in the context of cognitive science, particularly when considering the free energy principle, extends beyond just human decision-making and autonomy. It encompasses a broader understanding of how all living systems, including non-human entities, interact with their environment to maintain their existence by minim ..read more
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