Mission of Creative Destruction Lab Founder is to Create a Canadian AI Ecosystem – AI Trends

Dr. Ajay Agrawal is the Peter Munk Professor of Entrepreneurship, Professor of Strategic Management, and founder of the Creative Destruction Lab at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. Describe what happens at the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL). The CDL is a seed-stage program for massively scalable…

Song Han Interview – Deep Gradient Compression for Distributed Training

On today’s show I chat with Song Han, assistant professor in MIT’s EECS department, about his research on Deep Gradient Compression. In our conversation, we explore the challenge of distributed training for deep neural networks and the idea of compressing the gradient exchange to allow…

Anima Anandkumar Interview – Tensor Operations for Machine Learning

In this episode of our TrainAI series, I sit down with Anima Anandkumar, Bren Professor at Caltech and Principal Scientist with Amazon Web Services. Anima joined me to discuss the research coming out of her “Tensorlab” at CalTech. In our conversation, we review the application…

David Van Valen Interview – Deep Learning for Live-Cell Imaging

In today’s show, I sit down with David Van Valen, assistant professor of Bioengineering & Biology at Caltech. David joined me after his talk at the Figure Eight TrainAI conference to chat about his research using image recognition and segmentation techniques in biological settings. In…

Machine Learning Discussion With Prof. Daphne Koller & Prof. Yoshua Bengio – YouTube

May 2nd, 2018Daphne Koller is an Israeli-American Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Stanford University and a MacArthur Fellowship recipient. She is also one of the founders of Coursera, an online education platform. Yoshua Bengio is a Canadian computer scientist, most noted for…

When is a gene product a protein when is it a polypeptide? | PLOS Blogs Network

orcid.org/0000-0001-5816-9771 As a new assistant professor (1), I was called upon to teach my department’s “Cell Biology” course. I found,and still find, the prospect challenging in part because I am not exactly sure which aspects VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE When is a gene product a…

A Neural Network Model That Can Reason – Prof. Christopher Manning – YouTube

Published on May 14, 2018 Christopher Manning is the inaugural Thomas M. Siebel Professor in Machine Learning in the Departments of Computer Science and Linguistics at Stanford University. Recorded May 3rd, 2018 at ICLR2018 Category License Standard YouTube License

Jose Hernandez-Orallo Interview – Kinds of Intelligence: Types, Tests & Meeting the Needs of Society

In this episode, I’m joined by Jose Hernandez-Orallo, professor in the department of information systems and computing at Universitat Politècnica de València and fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, working on the Kinds of Intelligence Project. Jose and I caught up…

The Consciousness Instinct – Prof. Michael Gazzaniga – Can Machines be Conscious? – YouTube

Michael S. Gazzaniga is a professor of psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he heads the new SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind. He is one of the leading researchers in cognitive neuroscience, the study of the neural basis of…

Deep Learning with Ensembles of Neocortical Microcircuits – Dr. Blake Richards – YouTube

Published on May 11, 2018 Dr. Blake Richards is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and Associate Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR). Recorded May 2nd, 2018 at ICLR2018 Category License Standard YouTube License