Nov 5, 2021 • 36M

Peter Norvig | A Modern Approach to AI

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“I look at these assistants that we have today which are very primitive like Siri, Alexa and Google. But it's really interesting, because they represent a phase change in operating systems.”

In this episode Peter Norvig speaks about how we can have a more modern approach to AI. 

Peter Norvig is a Director of Research at Google Inc. Previously he was head of Google’s core search algorithms group, and of NASA Ames’s Computational Sciences Division, making him NASA’s senior computer scientist. He received the NASA Exceptional Achievement Award in 2001. He has taught at the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley, from which he received a Ph.D. in 1986 and the distinguished alumni award in 2006.

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