Textual data explained | An introduction to characters, strings, encodings for programming beginners

Textual data is one of the two types of data inside every computer program, and we use textual data to represent the outside world. Let’s take a detailed look at textual data inside computer programs. 1) Text inside computer programs: Characters and strings 2) Text…

Ray Kurzweil – The Future & The Technological Singularity (3 Hours)

Ray Kurzweil is an American author, computer scientist, inventor and futurist. Recorded in 2006 Aside from futurism, he is involved in fields such as optical character recognition (OCR), text-to-speech synthesis, speech recognition technology, and electronic keyboard instruments. He has written books on health, artificial intelligence…

Computer programming explained | Code & Data

I’ve picked out three things that will guide us to an understanding of computer programming for a beginner. Here is how we will break things down. 1) What is a computer programming? 2) What is a computer program? 3) The two things inside every computer…

Sriraam Natarajan Interview – Statistical Relational Artificial Intelligence

In this episode, I speak with Sriraam Natarajan, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at UT Dallas. While at NIPS a few months back, Sriraam and I sat down to discuss his work on Statistical Relational Artificial Intelligence. StarAI is the combination of…

What Will We Do With Quantum Computing? – Aram Harrow, MIT

A large-scale quantum computer would be able to solve problems that existing classical computers would take much longer than the age of the universe to solve. This would have dramatic implications for cryptography, chemistry, material science, nuclear physics and probably other areas that are still…

Ruslan Salakhutdinov – Neural Map: Structured Memory for Deep Reinforcement Learning

Ruslan Salakhutdinov is a professor of computer science at the Carnegie Mellon University and director of AI research at Apple. Paper by Emilio Parisotto and Ruslan Salakhutdinov Recorded: December 9th, 2017

Andrew Stein Interview – Computer Vision for Cozmo, the Cutest Toy Robot Everrrrr! – YouTube

In this episode, I’m joined by Andrew Stein, computer vision engineer at consumer robotics company Anki, and his partner in crime Cozmo, a toy robot with tons of personality. Andrew joined me during the hustle and bustle of CES a few weeks ago to give…

Demis Hassabis – Learning From First Principles – Artificial Intelligence NIPS2017

December 9th, 2017 Demis Hassabis is a British artificial intelligence researcher, neuroscientist, computer game designer, entrepreneur, and world-class games player. Demis is the founder & CEO DeepMind.

Apple, IBM And Selling Artificial Intelligence To The Public

Apple Macintosh computer, model M001, with keyboard and mouse, 1984 (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images) A number of this week’s milestones in the history of technology showcase two prominent computer industry showmen, Steve Jobs and Thomas Watson Sr., their respective companies, Apple and IBM, and how…