Artificial Intelligence | AI Podcast with Lex Fridman
Conversations about science, technology, the human mind, and the nature of intelligence, consciousness, love, and power.
#106 – Matt Botvinick: Neuroscience, Psychology, and AI at DeepMind
Jul 3, 2020
Matt Botvinick is the Director of Neuroscience Research at DeepMind. He is a brilliant cross-disciplinary mind navigating effortlessly between cognitive psychology, computational neuroscience, and artificial intelligence. Support this podcast by...
Jul 3, 2020 • 120 MIN
#104 – David Patterson: Computer Architecture and Data Storage
Jun 27, 2020
David Patterson is a Turing award winner and professor of computer science at Berkeley. He is known for pioneering contributions to RISC processor architecture used by 99% of new chips today and for co-creating RAID storage. The impact that these...
Jun 27, 2020 • 59 MIN
#100 – Alexander Fridman: My Dad, the Plasma Physicist
Jun 3, 2020
Alexander Fridman is a professor at Drexel University and the director of the Nyheim Plasma Institute. He is one of the top plasma physicists and plasma chemists in the world. And most importantly to me, he is my dad. Support this podcast by...
Jun 3, 2020 • 29 MIN
#99 – Karl Friston: Neuroscience and the Free Energy Principle
May 28, 2020
Karl Friston is one of the greatest neuroscientists in history, cited over 245,000 times, known for many influential ideas in brain imaging, neuroscience, and theoretical neurobiology, including the fascinating idea of the free-energy principle for...
May 28, 2020 • 89 MIN
#98 – Kate Darling: Emotional Connection Between Humans and Robots
May 23, 2020
Kate Darling is a researcher at MIT, interested in social robotics, robot ethics, and generally how technology intersects with society. She explores the emotional connection between human beings and life-like machines, which for me, is one of the...
May 23, 2020 • 73 MIN
#97 – Sertac Karaman: Robots That Fly and Robots That Drive
May 20, 2020
Sertac Karaman is a professor at MIT, co-founder of the autonomous vehicle company Optimus Ride, and is one of top roboticists in the world, including robots that drive and robots that fly. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: –...
May 20, 2020 • 83 MIN
#96 – Stephen Schwarzman: Going Big in Business, Investing, and AI
May 15, 2020
Stephen Schwarzman is the CEO and Co-Founder of Blackstone, one of the world’s leading investment firms with over 530 billion dollars of assets under management. He is one of the most successful business leaders in history, all from humble...
May 15, 2020 • 70 MIN
#95 – Dawn Song: Adversarial Machine Learning and Computer Security
May 12, 2020
Dawn Song is a professor of computer science at UC Berkeley with research interests in security, most recently with a focus on the intersection between computer security and machine learning. Support this podcast by signing up with these...
May 12, 2020 • 63 MIN
#94 – Ilya Sutskever: Deep Learning
May 8, 2020
Ilya Sutskever is the co-founder of OpenAI, is one of the most cited computer scientist in history with over 165,000 citations, and to me, is one of the most brilliant and insightful minds ever in the field of deep learning. There are very few...
May 8, 2020 • 97 MIN
#93 – Daphne Koller: Biomedicine and Machine Learning
May 5, 2020
Daphne Koller is a professor of computer science at Stanford University, a co-founder of Coursera with Andrew Ng and Founder and CEO of insitro, a company at the intersection of machine learning and biomedicine. Support this podcast by signing up...
May 5, 2020 • 72 MIN
#92 – Harry Cliff: Particle Physics and the Large Hadron Collider
Apr 29, 2020
Harry Cliff is a particle physicist at the University of Cambridge working on the Large Hadron Collider beauty experiment that specializes in searching for hints of new particles and forces by studying a type of particle called the “beauty...
Apr 29, 2020 • 98 MIN
#91 – Jack Dorsey: Square, Cryptocurrency, and Artificial Intelligence
Apr 24, 2020
Jack Dorsey is the co-founder and CEO of Twitter and the founder and CEO of Square. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex EPISODE LINKS: Jack’s Twitter:...
Apr 24, 2020 • 51 MIN
#90 – Dmitry Korkin: Computational Biology of Coronavirus
Apr 22, 2020
Dmitry Korkin is a professor of bioinformatics and computational biology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he specializes in bioinformatics of complex disease, computational genomics, systems biology, and biomedical data analytics. I came...
Apr 22, 2020 • 129 MIN
#89 – Stephen Wolfram: Cellular Automata, Computation, and Physics
Apr 18, 2020
Stephen Wolfram is a computer scientist, mathematician, and theoretical physicist who is the founder and CEO of Wolfram Research, a company behind Mathematica, Wolfram Alpha, Wolfram Language, and the new Wolfram Physics project. He is the author...
Apr 18, 2020 • 191 MIN
#88 – Eric Weinstein: Geometric Unity and the Call for New Ideas, Leaders & Institutions
Apr 13, 2020
Eric Weinstein is a mathematician with a bold and piercing intelligence, unafraid to explore the biggest questions in the universe and shine a light on the darkest corners of our society. He is the host of The Portal podcast, a part of which, he...
Apr 13, 2020 • 167 MIN
#87 – Richard Dawkins: Evolution, Intelligence, Simulation, and Memes
Apr 9, 2020
Richard Dawkins is an evolutionary biologist, and author of The Selfish Gene, The Blind Watchmaker, The God Delusion, The Magic of Reality, The Greatest Show on Earth, and his latest Outgrowing God. He is the originator and popularizer of a lot of...
Apr 9, 2020 • 67 MIN
#86 – David Silver: AlphaGo, AlphaZero, and Deep Reinforcement Learning
Apr 3, 2020
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...
Apr 3, 2020 • 108 MIN
#85 – Roger Penrose: Physics of Consciousness and the Infinite Universe
Mar 31, 2020
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...
Mar 31, 2020 • 88 MIN
Whitney Cummings: Comedy, Robotics, Neurology, and Love
Dec 5, 2019
Whitney Cummings is a stand-up comedian, actor, producer, writer, director, and the host of a new podcast called Good for You. Her most recent Netflix special called “Can I Touch It?” features in part a robot, she affectionately named...
Dec 5, 2019 • 77 MIN