When it comes to educational dialogue, there is nothing more entertaining than a great TED talk. They provide insight into fascinating subjects in an entertaining way often filled with stories, mind-blowing facts and first-hand experiences of those giving the talks. With AI and machine learning at the forefront of so many questions and topics now, what better way to get the scoop on it than by enjoying some great speeches from those on the cutting-edge of innovation.
Here are 7 of the best AI and machine learning TED talks you should watch.
This talk is an insightful look into what people want to know about AI, their worries and addressing those concerns. Presented by Educator and Entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun & TED Conference Curator Chris Anderson, it highlights why machine learning is such a hot topic right now and how it works by learning new algorithms and the future of AI.
Presented by the documentary filmmaker of the award-winning film CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, Robin Hauser, tells about her experience working with AI and the biases that can develop by humans teaching the machines and how to avoid these biases when creating algorithms.
If you ever wondered who the brains behind Siri were, this is him. Tom Gruber’s take on AI is similar to the helpful voice inside your iPhone, as he wants to use artificial intelligence to improve our lives. His positive perspective is a nice break from some of the more terrifying theories of the future of AI.
This talk is by Kai-Fu Lee, one of the leading venture capitalists in the Chinese Technology industry. He speaks on the subject of artificial intelligence helping us improve our basic humanity with opportunities to open up more industries fueled by compassion like volunteering and helping others. A beautiful take on a subject most do not associate with being humane.
Presented by Kevin Slavin this TED talk looks at how algorithms are beginning to shape our existence and the very real possibility of things getting out of hand where we no longer have control as humans over AI.
In the theme of a more scary side to AI, this TED talk might frighten you a bit about the future. In this talk, neuroscientist Sam Harris delivers an intriguing presentation on why we should be scared of building smart AI systems.
Anthony Goldbloom is the co-founder and CEO of Kaggle and in this talk, he speaks about the realistic views of losing jobs to AI and how there are jobs that will be lost, others that won’t and even some that will be created. His main point is to tell people that they should keep up with the technology and innovations coming in AI to have more opportunities to work with AI instead of against it.
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