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

Lex Fridman Podcast | Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lex Fridman

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    • 4.9, 2.2K Ratings

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

    #113 – Manolis Kellis: Human Genome and Evolutionary Dynamics

    #113 – Manolis Kellis: Human Genome and Evolutionary Dynamics

    Manolis Kellis is a professor at MIT and head of the MIT Computational Biology Group. He is interested in understanding the human genome from a computational, evolutionary, biological, and other cross-disciplinary perspectives. Support this podcast by supporting our sponsors: – Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex – Eight Sleep: https://eightsleep.com/lex – MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex 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, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify,

    • 2 hr 29 min
    #112 – Ian Hutchinson: Nuclear Fusion, Plasma Physics, and Religion

    #112 – Ian Hutchinson: Nuclear Fusion, Plasma Physics, and Religion

    Ian Hutchinson is a nuclear engineer and plasma physicist at MIT. He has made a number of important contributions in plasma physics including the magnetic confinement of plasmas seeking to enable fusion reactions, which is the energy source of the stars, to be used for practical energy production. Current nuclear reactors are based on fission as we discuss. Ian has also written on the philosophy of science and the relationship between science and religion. Support this podcast by supporting our sponsors: – Sun Basket, use code LEX: https://sunbasket.com/lex – PowerDot, use code LEX: https://powerdot.com/lex If you would like to get

    • 2 hr 1 min
    #111 – Richard Karp: Algorithms and Computational Complexity

    #111 – Richard Karp: Algorithms and Computational Complexity

    Richard Karp is a professor at Berkeley and one of the most important figures in the history of theoretical computer science. In 1985, he received the Turing Award for his research in the theory of algorithms, including the development of the Edmonds–Karp algorithm for solving the maximum flow problem on networks, Hopcroft–Karp algorithm for finding maximum cardinality matchings in bipartite graphs, and his landmark paper in complexity theory called “Reducibility Among Combinatorial Problems”, in which he proved 21 problems to be NP-complete. This paper was probably the most important catalyst in the explosion of interest in the study of NP-completeness

    • 2 hr 8 min
    #110 – Jitendra Malik: Computer Vision

    #110 – Jitendra Malik: Computer Vision

    Jitendra Malik is a professor at Berkeley and one of the seminal figures in the field of computer vision, the kind before the deep learning revolution, and the kind after. He has been cited over 180,000 times and has mentored many world-class researchers in computer science. Support this podcast by supporting our sponsors: – BetterHelp: http://betterhelp.com/lex – ExpressVPN: https://www.expressvpn.com/lexpod 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, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please

    • 1 hr 42 min
    #109 – Brian Kernighan: UNIX, C, AWK, AMPL, and Go Programming

    #109 – Brian Kernighan: UNIX, C, AWK, AMPL, and Go Programming

    Brian Kernighan is a professor of computer science at Princeton University. He co-authored the C Programming Language with Dennis Ritchie (creator of C) and has written a lot of books on programming, computers, and life including the Practice of Programming, the Go Programming Language, his latest UNIX: A History and a Memoir. He co-created AWK, the text processing language used by Linux folks like myself. He co-designed AMPL, an algebraic modeling language for large-scale optimization. Support this podcast by supporting our sponsors: – Eight Sleep: https://eightsleep.com/lex – Raycon: http://buyraycon.com/lex If you would like to get more information about this podcast

    • 1 hr 43 min
    #108 – Sergey Levine: Robotics and Machine Learning

    #108 – Sergey Levine: Robotics and Machine Learning

    Sergey Levine is a professor at Berkeley and a world-class researcher in deep learning, reinforcement learning, robotics, and computer vision, including the development of algorithms for end-to-end training of neural network policies that combine perception and control, scalable algorithms for inverse reinforcement learning, and deep RL algorithms. Support this podcast by supporting these sponsors: – ExpressVPN: 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 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 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

vitiell0 ,

Best Podcast

Lex is by far my favorite interviewer and he consistently has amazing guests from diverse fields. This recent episode with Manolis was out of this world. Can’t recommend highly enough.

A-aron D ,

Favorite podcast

Lex is one of my favorite interviewers. His questions are insightful and the topics are delightfully wide ranging. I am always excited when a new episode drops.

GladIDidntPayForThis ,

It's fine

He rarely has any women on this show. You're telling me there aren't any brilliant women from all the wide ranging topics he covers that he could interview? Like dude, where's the diversity on this show? I listened to most of Eric Weinstein's interview, this is the same guy who compared his online existence/struggle to that of Black people.

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