The 3 Factions of Artificial Intelligence

“Hydrogen…, given enough time, turns into people." -Edward Robert Harrison, 1995 There isn't a consensus on the When and What of AI. When will this change happen (if ever)? What will this change mean for the future of humans? According the physicist and cosmologist, Max Tegmark - author of Life 3.0: Being Human in the... Continue Reading →

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Biotech and Infotech: The Future of Humans

The future genetics revolution is coming. It's closer than you think. (cover image taken from https://artignition.com/cyberpunk-character-concept-art) Future humans are going to have many new ethical and moral challenges. One challenge in particular will test Homo Sapiens like never before: Big Data + BioTech = No more diseases Here are some excerpts from 21 Lessons for... Continue Reading →

Welcome to Lex Fridman

"I'm a research scientist at MIT, working on human-centered AIand autonomous vehicles. Also, I teach courses on deep learning. Connect with me (@lexfridman) onTwitter, LinkedIn, Medium, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. Besides research and teaching, I enjoy playing guitar, practicing jiu jitsu, and engaging in deep meaningful conversations including on podcasts both as a guest (e.g., Joe Rogan Experience) and as a host (e.g., Artificial Intelligence podcast... Continue Reading →

Deepfakes, National Security, and Steve Buscemi

Ever heard of Deepfakes? According to CNN: "Deepfake video is hyper-realistic manipulated video made using artificial intelligence technology. Deepfakes can be so convincing it can be difficult to determine what has been manipulated and what has not." (link) So why are people freaking out about Deepfakes? "An increasing number of lawmakers are warning that a... Continue Reading →

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