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Robert J. Marks: There’s One Thing Only Humans Can Do

This week, we listen to Robert J. Marks speaking at the launch of the Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence in Dallas, Texas. Robert J. Marks is the Director of the Bradley Center and Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Baylor University. In a panel discussion at the 2019 launch of the Bradley Center, Dr. Marks offers some provocative thoughts on the evening’s topic: “Will ‘Smart’ Machines Take Over Our Jobs?”

Show Notes

  • 00:13 | The philosophy of the Bradley Center
  • 01:15 | Computer capabilities and limitations
  • 03:27 | Human creativity
  • 04:50 | AI Hype: Seductive semantics
  • 06:54 | AI Hype: Seductive optics
  • 08:11 | Celebrating AI success: AI in medicine

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Robert J. Marks: There’s One Thing Only Humans Can Do