Smart Machines - and What They Can Still Learn from People
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  Gary Marcus   Gary Marcus
Professor of Psychology and Neural Science, NYU | CEO & Founder, Geometric Intelligence


Wednesday, August 19, 2015
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Level:  Business/Strategic

For nearly half a century, AI has always seemed as if it just beyond reach, less, than two decades away. Yet "strong AI" in some ways still seems elusive. In this talk, I will give a cognitive scientist's perspective on AI. What have we learned, and what are we still struggling with? Is there anything that programmers of AI can still learn from studying the science of human cognition?

Gary Marcus, scientist, bestselling author, and entrepreneur is Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at NYU and CEO and Co-Founder of the recently-formed Geometric Intelligence, Inc. He is the author of four books including Kluge: The Haphazard Evolution of the Human Mind, and the the Times Bestseller, Guitar Zero. He frequently blogs for The New Yorker, and is co-editor of the just-released, The Future of the Brain: Essays By The World's Leading Neuroscientists.

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