Each episode, host Nikita Aggarwal goes between the covers with authors of books about technology. New episodes every second Thursday. Follow us on Twitter @TechnologyProse @nikitaggarwal
Gary Marcus on Rebooting AI
Gary Marcus, Professor Emeritus at NYU and co-founder of Robust.ai, discusses his recent book Rebooting AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust.
On this episode of Technology & Prose, Gary Marcus joins host Nikita Aggarwal to talk about the “AI chasm”— the gap between the goals and reality of artificial intelligence (1:40) GPT-3 and the limits of deep learning (4:38) how to build AI systems that have knowledge, reasoning and understanding (9:14) the politics of AI research (and more on the limits of GPT-3) (16:00) innate knowledge in machines and the need for a hybrid approach to building AI (33:25) the Montreal AI Debates, the System 1/ System 2 analogy and lessons from developmental psychology (37:04) and Gary's new venture, Robust.ai (43:15) .
Marcus, Deep Learning: a Critical Appraisal
Goyal and Bengio, Inductive Biases for Deep Learning of Higher-Level Cognition
LeCun, Hinton, Bengio, Deep Learning
Kahneman, Thinking Fast and Slow
Montreal AI debates https://montrealartificialintelligence.com/aidebate/ ; https://montrealartificialintelligence.com/aidebate2.html
Marcus, Guitar Zero: The Science of Learning to be Musical
Open AI’s GPT-3 model
Marcus and Davis on GPT-3 in MIT Tech Review
Guardian article ‘written’ by GPT-3
Yann LeCun on GPT-3
Mastering the game of Go in the absence of human knowledge
Ben Green on The Smart Enough City
Ben Green joins host Nikita Aggarwal to discuss The Smart Enough City: Putting Technology in its Place to Reclaim our Urban Future.
Ryan Abbott on The Reasonable Robot
Professor of law and medicine Ryan Abbott discusses The Reasonable Robot, his new book on artificial intelligence and the law.
Tim Hwang on Subprime Attention Crisis
Lawyer, writer and researcher Tim Hwang discusses his provocative new book, Subprime Attention Crisis: Advertising and the Time Bomb at the Heart of the Internet.
Introducing Technology & Prose
Introducing Technology & Prose, a new podcast in which authors join host Nikita Aggarwal to discuss the latest books about technology and society.