Mar 16, 2021
Research scientist Janelle Shane discusses her new book "You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder Place".
"You look like a thing and I love you" is one of the best pickup
lines ever . . . according to an artificial intelligence trained by
scientist Janelle Shane, creator of the popular blog AI Weirdness.
We rely on AI every day for recommendations, for translations, and
to put cat ears on our selfie videos. We also trust AI with matters
of life and death, on the road and in our hospitals. But how smart
is AI really... and how does it solve problems, understand humans,
and even drive self-driving cars?
In this episode Shane delivers a smart, often hilarious introduction to the most interesting science of our time, explaining how these programs learn, fail, and adapt—and how they reflect the best and worst of humanity.
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