DiscoverLex Fridman Podcast#177 – Risto Miikkulainen: Neuroevolution and Evolutionary Computation
#177 – Risto Miikkulainen: Neuroevolution and Evolutionary Computation

#177 – Risto Miikkulainen: Neuroevolution and Evolutionary Computation

Update: 2021-04-197
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Risto Miikkulainen is a computer scientist at UT Austin. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:

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OUTLINE:

Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.

(00:00 ) – Introduction

(06:51 ) – If we re-ran Earth over 1 million times

(10:08 ) – Would aliens detect humans?

(12:46 ) – Evolution of intelligent life

(16:31 ) – Fear of death

(22:47 ) – Hyenas

(26:12 ) – Language

(29:43 ) – The magic of programming

(35:43 ) – Neuralink

(43:15 ) – Surprising discoveries by AI

(46:49 ) – How evolutionary computation works

(58:12 ) – Learning to walk

(1:01:25 ) – Robots and a theory of mind

(1:10:29 ) – Neuroevolution

(1:20:47 ) – Tesla Autopilot

(1:24:11 ) – Language and vision

(1:29:53 ) – Aliens communicating with humans

(1:35:29 ) – Would AI learn to lie to humans?

(1:42:03 ) – Artificial life

(1:46:56 ) – Cellular automata

(1:52:32 ) – Advice for young people

(1:57:09 ) – Meaning of life

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#177 – Risto Miikkulainen: Neuroevolution and Evolutionary Computation

#177 – Risto Miikkulainen: Neuroevolution and Evolutionary Computation

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