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AI: The Potential and the Problems

Despite the hype regarding the seemingly infinite possibilities surrounding AI technology, artificial intelligence still has a number of humbling hurtles to overcome. Justin Bui and Samuel Haug join Robert J. Marks to discuss the latest developments in artificial intelligence. 

Show Notes

  • 00:00:56 | The Homunculus
  • 00:04:09 | Introducing Justin Bui
  • 00:06:54 | Fast AI
  • 00:13:45 | Deepfake Technology
  • 00:21:40 | Transfer Learning
  • 00:24:13 | Rapture of the Nerds
  • 00:31:27 | Little Faith in AGI
  • 00:33:32 | Introducing Samuel Haug
  • 00:33:57 | The Rest of the Story
  • 00:35:36 | Could AI Win at Jeopardy?
  • 00:38:33 | IBM’s Deep Blue
  • 00:40:46 | Deep Convolutional Neural Network
  • 00:43:25 | Self-Driving Cars
  • 00:44:08 | Unexpected Contingencies
  • 00:49:19 | Exponential Explosion of Contingencies
  • 00:58:54 | Avoiding Contingency Explosions
  • 00:59:14 | Domain Expertise
  • 01:03:39 | Standardization of the AI
  • 01:05:14 | Four Types of Knowns
  • 01:10:16 | Human Contingencies
  • 01:12:58 | Pareto Trade-Off
  • 01:15:14 | Doman Expertise and Forecasting

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AI: The Potential and the Problems