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Lecture material for the Spring edition of Innovate 1Z03 at McMaster University, taught by Matthew Jordan.

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Lecture material for the Spring edition of Innovate 1Z03 at McMaster University, taught by Matthew Jordan.

    [U of T Guest Lecture] AlphaGo & Creativity

    [U of T Guest Lecture] AlphaGo & Creativity

    A guest lecture for HPS255H1 by Matthew Jordan.

    Partial lecture transcript here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11AQxtHh2yYN7F54R4Kxjr-LZDSYv3RI4unzMGO9i-pc/edit

    • 50 min
    [Guest Interview] Steven Pinker on AI and Irregular Verbs

    [Guest Interview] Steven Pinker on AI and Irregular Verbs

    An interview with world-renowned cognitive scientist Steven Pinker on what irregular verbs can tell us about the mind.

    Innovate 1Z03 is taught by Matthew Jordan at McMaster University.

    Transcript: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ClUfUqzFjxTE_V7LkFIhRvBwpv4uK9oMKUUrFEptwOQ/edit

    • 58 min
    Lecture 7: Bias And Fairness

    Lecture 7: Bias And Fairness

    Neural networks are million-dimensional curve-fitting powerhouses that reflect our own biases and prejudices back at us, to great detriment if we're not careful.

    Transcript: https://docs.google.com/document/d/19J7Y8uses2-sd6x8kV9XsKq7h5DK_IWTD1W-CUevPhw/edit?usp=sharing

    Innovate 1Z03 is taught by Matthew Jordan at McMaster University.

    • 58 min
    Lecture 6: Privacy, Data, Law, and Medicine

    Lecture 6: Privacy, Data, Law, and Medicine

    While we don’t want to be open books that are continuously monitored, listened to, tracked, and surveilled, we do want to be sure that the huge quantity of data generated by our digital activities can be put to use making us happier, healthier, and safer. Fortunately for us, mathematicians, cryptographers, policy-makers, and bioethicists are on the case.

    Transcript: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LSm1kSfCPy6SFL7R3jFAxt2em1HsY5FDd-86-ENhR-8/edit

    Innovate 1Z03 is a taught by Matthew Jordan at McMaster University.

    • 57 min
    [Guest Interview] Sara Gerke on the Legal Challenges of AI in Medicine

    [Guest Interview] Sara Gerke on the Legal Challenges of AI in Medicine

    Sara Gerke is a Research Fellow in the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard University. There, she helps lead the Precision Medicine, Artificial Intelligence, and the Law (PMAIL) project. In this conversation we speak about the expanding role of AI in healthcare, and the challenges associated with bringing AI into the clinic.

    Innovate 1Z03 is a taught by Matthew Jordan at McMaster University.

    Credits:

    Production - Matthew Jordan & Joelle D'Amico
    Music - Daniel Konikoff
    Logo: Victoria Abellera & Ben Barrett-Forrest

    • 40 min
    Lecture 5: Climate, Companies, And Click Workers

    Lecture 5: Climate, Companies, And Click Workers

    AI is an amplifier that can exacerbate problems or expedite their solutions. We will look at both in this lecture. Transcript: https://docs.google.com/document/d/15g5z4KSWqn6dmpIwZ4JSo6g_XmMsIrWRgDLcp6CILQc/edit?usp=sharing

    Innovate 1Z03 is taught by Matthew Jordan at McMaster University.

    • 52 min

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