Artificial Intelligence

Isaac Asimov’s famous Three Laws of Robotics might be seen as early  safeguards for our reliance on artificial intelligence, but as Alexa  guides our homes and automated cars replace human drivers, are those  Three Laws enough?  Neil deGrasse Tyson, Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden  Planetarium, hosts and moderates a lively discussion about how A.I. is  opening doors to limitless possibilities, and if we’re ready for them.  

Deepmind AlphaZero - Mastering Games Without Human Knowledge

2017 NIPS Keynote by DeepMind's David Silver. Dr. David Silver leads the  reinforcement learning research group at DeepMind and is lead  researcher on AlphaGo. He graduated from Cambridge University in 1997  with the Addison-Wesley award.

AI: The Hsitory and the Future

The last five years have witnessed a dramatic resurgence of excitement  in the goal of creating intelligent machines. Technology companies are  now investing billions of dollars in this field, new research  laboratories are springing up around the globe, and competition for  talent has become intense. In this Discourse Chris Bishop describes some  of the recent technology breakthroughs which underpin this enthusiasm,  and explores some of the many exciting opportunities which AI offers.

Prof. Brian Cox: Machine Learning & AI

Brian Edward Cox is physicist who serves as professor of particle  physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of  Manchester. He is best known to the public as the presenter of science  programmes, especially the Wonders of... series and for popular science  books, such as Why Does E=mc²? and The Quantum Universe. He has been the  author or co-author of over 950 scientific publications.

MIT: Deep Learning & Self Driving Cars

This is lecture 1 of course 6.S094: Deep Learning for Self-Driving Cars taught in Winter 2017.  

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Lecture 1 slides:

What did AlphaGo do to beat the strongest human Go player?

This year AlphaGo shocked the world by decisively beating the strongest  human Go player, Lee Sedol. An accomplishment that wasn't expected for  years to come. How did AlphaGo do this? What algorithms did it use? What  advances in AI made it possible? This talk will answer these questions.

Inside Deep Mind

The quest for artificial intelligence starts with Space Invaders.  Researchers have created a new agent, capable of learning to play dozens  of computer games from only minimal information. The work comes from  inside the offices of mysterious Google-owned company DeepMind.  Nature  Video gets a rare glimpse inside.

AlphaZero Vs Stockfish Analysis

AlphaZero Vs Stockfish

International Master Vitaly Neimer examines the relationship between  chess players and engines, and how it has changed.  See a game from the  AlphaZero-Stockfish match.  Should humans fear AlphaZero?