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Conversations about the nature of intelligence, science, and technology (at MIT and beyond) from the perspective of deep learning, robotics, AI, AGI, neuroscience, philosophy, psychology, cognitive science, economics, physics, mathematics, and more.

Artificial Intelligence (AI Podcast) with Lex Fridman Lex Fridman

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Conversations about the nature of intelligence, science, and technology (at MIT and beyond) from the perspective of deep learning, robotics, AI, AGI, neuroscience, philosophy, psychology, cognitive science, economics, physics, mathematics, and more.

    #86 – David Silver: AlphaGo, AlphaZero, and Deep Reinforcement Learning

    #86 – David Silver: AlphaGo, AlphaZero, and Deep Reinforcement Learning

    David Silver leads the reinforcement learning research group at DeepMind and was lead researcher on AlphaGo, AlphaZero and co-lead on AlphaStar, and MuZero and lot of important work in reinforcement learning. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): https://apple.co/2sPrUHe – Cash App (Google Play): https://bit.ly/2MlvP5w EPISODE LINKS: Reinforcement learning (book): https://amzn.to/2Jwp5zG This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to https://lexfridman.com/ai or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook,

    • 1 hr 48 min
    #85 – Roger Penrose: Physics of Consciousness and the Infinite Universe

    #85 – Roger Penrose: Physics of Consciousness and the Infinite Universe

    Roger Penrose is physicist, mathematician, and philosopher at University of Oxford. He has made fundamental contributions in many disciplines from the mathematical physics of general relativity and cosmology to the limitations of a computational view of consciousness. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – ExpressVPN at https://www.expressvpn.com/lexpod – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): https://apple.co/2sPrUHe – Cash App (Google Play): https://bit.ly/2MlvP5w EPISODE LINKS: Cycles of Time (book): https://amzn.to/39tXtpp The Emperor’s New Mind (book): https://amzn.to/2yfeVkD This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information

    • 1 hr 28 min
    #84 – William MacAskill: Effective Altruism

    #84 – William MacAskill: Effective Altruism

    William MacAskill is a philosopher, ethicist, and one of the originators of the effective altruism movement. His research focuses on the fundamentals of effective altruism – the use of evidence and reason to help others by as much as possible with our time and money, with a particular concentration on how to act given moral uncertainty. He is the author of Doing Good Better – Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference. He is a co-founder and the President of the Centre for Effective Altruism (CEA) that encourages people to commit to donate at least 10%

    • 1 hr 31 min
    #83 – Nick Bostrom: Simulation and Superintelligence

    #83 – Nick Bostrom: Simulation and Superintelligence

    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 to Nick multiple times on this podcast, many hours each time, but we have to start somewhere. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): https://apple.co/2sPrUHe – Cash App (Google Play): https://bit.ly/2MlvP5w EPISODE LINKS: Nick’s

    • 1 hr 57 min
    Lex Fridman #1: Seven Levels of Coronavirus Attack and How We Can Fight Back

    Lex Fridman #1: Seven Levels of Coronavirus Attack and How We Can Fight Back

    The coronavirus pandemic is a global tragedy, but it is also a moment that unites us, that reveals the strength of our community, the human capacity to be compassionate to each other and to work hard in the face of danger. In this episode I describe what, to me, might be 7 levels of attack on our society and how we can fight back. For each level, I describe our pain, our challenge, and our hope for a positive future on the other side. Fill out this one-question survey on whether you want to see more solo episodes like these:

    • 31 min
    #82 – Simon Sinek: Leadership, Hard Work, Optimism and the Infinite Game

    #82 – Simon Sinek: Leadership, Hard Work, Optimism and the Infinite Game

    Simon Sinek is an author of several books including Start With Why, Leaders Eat Last, and his latest The Infinite Game. He is one of the best communicators of what it takes to be a good leader, to inspire, and to build businesses that solve big difficult challenges. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): https://apple.co/2sPrUHe – Cash App (Google Play): https://bit.ly/2MlvP5w EPISODE LINKS: Simon twitter: https://twitter.com/simonsinek Simon facebook: https://www.facebook.com/simonsinek Simon website: https://simonsinek.com/ Books: – Infinite Game: https://amzn.to/2WxBH1i – Leaders Eat

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

12cma12 ,

Great podcast!

Lex Fridman asks great questions, and he keeps the conversation going in a very interesting way. He is able to de-nerd topics so everybody can get something out of these brilliant conversations.

Read4liberty ,

Content over entertainment

This podcast makes you smarter. Questions that are usually not asked these major figures that are interviewed, gets asked here. Love this podcast.

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Great podcast

Very interesting and meaningful conversation about artificial intelligence, computing and much more. Even non-technical people can get something out of it. Keep it up

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