WATCH Demis Hassabis: creativity and AI TALK – The Rothschild Foundation Lecture
DEEP MIND and DEEP FUTURE
DEEP MIND and DEEP FUTURE
according to popular legends and urban myths … Amos Tversky is said to have said …
My colleagues, they study artificial intelligence; me, I study natural stupidity.
this, from CoEvolving Innovations which seems like a fascinating resource.
The blog entry there talks about Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky.
The topic is fascinating. The question of how intelligence and stupidity are related is fascinating.
There’s also a reference to Daniel Kahneman, Paul Slovic, and Amos Tversky book Judgment under uncertainty: Heuristics and biases, that I now feel compelled to investigate
interesting factoid …Kahneman was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in economic sciences despite being a psychologist, not an economist. Which goes to show you … that Forrest Gump’s Mom was right “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”
To place Artificial Intelligence in appropriate context is a complex and intricate challenge. Marty Ford, a master explainer presents interviews with some of the principal architects of AI. The Architects in this case are Yoshua Bengio, Stuart Russell, Geoffrey Hinton, Nick Bostrom, Yann LeCun, Fei-Fei Li, Demis Hassabis, Andrew Ng, Rana El Kaliouby, Ray Kurzweil, Daniela Rus, James Manyika, Gary Marcus, Barbara Grosz, Judea Pearl, Jeffrey Dean, Daphne Koller, David, Ferrucci, Rodney Brooks, Cynthia Breazeal, Joshua Tenenbaum, Oren Etzioni, and Bryan Johnson.
What a great list … Dan Ferrucci is of course known from his amazing work with IBM WATSON, and the first ever amazing win of a machine over the best of the best at Jeopardy! Dennis Hassabis , of Google/Alphabet’s Deep Mind, brought us AlphaGo, AlphaGoZero, and now AlphaGo that exceeds the best of the best in Chess, GO and Shogi (all with the same MCTS algorithm). NYU/FAIR/FaceBook’s Yan LeCun did some serious stuff with Mastering and claiming ‘the prize’ over ImageNet Challenge. Rodney Brooks with iRobot, … each one of the Architects is truly a master architect. We’ll explore their contributions and significance later … their thoughts are really worth checking out. I am looking at all kinds of things right now … and there’s just so much. Maybe I need a nice Intelligent Machine Assistant to help me pull this al together. 🙂
Ford, M. (2018), Architects of Intelligence,
One of the main categories of discussion in this book is that of worthwhile tasks for AI. I will devote some time to stating some of the recognized questions, problems, and tasks. I will also mention some notable AI accomplishments and highlight a few of the recognized scholarly achievements. Another topic for discussion is the classification of Intelligences. What is Natural Intelligence? What is Artificial General Intelligence? What is Superintelligence? What about human measures such as IQ? G? What does the AlphaZero algorithm beating the best human players in Chess, Go and Shogi mean? Can the Paperclip Apocalypse really happen?
All these and more … coming soon …