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Baidu's AI Lab Director on Advancing Speech Recognition and Simulation

by Y Combinator8/11/2017

Adam Coates is the Director of Baidu’s Silicon Valley AI Lab .----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------SubscribeiTunes Google PlayStitcher [http://www.

A Guide to Machine Learning PhDs

by Richard Batty8/9/2017

A machine learning learning PhD doesn’t only open up some of the highest-payingjobs around, it sets you up to have an outsized positive impact on the world.This comprehensive guide on machinelearning PhDs from 80,000 Hours (YC S15) will help youget started.80,000 Hours is a nonprofit that researches careers with social impact andprovides online advice.

Jeff Dean’s Lecture for YC AI

by Y Combinator8/7/2017

Jeff Dean is a Google Senior Fellow in the Research Group, where he leads theGoogle Brain project.He spoke to the YC AI group thissummer.

Ex Machina's Scientific Advisor - Murray Shanahan

by Y Combinator6/28/2017

Murray Shanahan was one of the scientificadvisors on Ex Machina.He’s also a Research Scientist at DeepMind and professor of Cognitive Roboticsat Imperial College London.His book Embodiment and the Inner Life served as inspiration for Alex Garland while he was writing the screenplay forEx Machina.


by Daniel Gross3/19/2017

Some think the excitement around Artificial Intelligence is overhyped. Theymight be right. But if they’re wrong, we’re on the precipice of something reallybig. We can’t afford to ignore what might be the biggest technological leapsince the Internet.In an effort to usher in more innovation with AI, Y Combinator is going to tryan experiment in the upcoming batch: a vertical group in YC dedicated to AIcompanies.