DiscoverLex Fridman Podcast#222 – Jay McClelland: Neural Networks and the Emergence of Cognition
#222 – Jay McClelland: Neural Networks and the Emergence of Cognition

#222 – Jay McClelland: Neural Networks and the Emergence of Cognition

Update: 2021-09-201
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Jay McClelland is a cognitive scientist at Stanford. 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

(07:12 ) – Beauty in neural networks

(11:31 ) – Darwin and evolution

(17:16 ) – The origin of intelligence

(23:58 ) – Explorations in cognition

(30:02 ) – Learning representations by back-propagating errors

(36:27 ) – Dave Rumelhart and cognitive modeling

(49:30 ) – Connectionism

(1:12:23 ) – Geoffrey Hinton

(1:14:19 ) – Learning in a neural network

(1:31:11 ) – Mathematics & reality

(1:38:19 ) – Modeling intelligence

(1:48:57 ) – Noam Chomsky and linguistic cognition

(2:03:18 ) – Advice for young people

(2:14:26 ) – Psychiatry and exploring the mind

(2:27:04 ) – Legacy

(2:32:53 ) – Meaning of life

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#222 – Jay McClelland: Neural Networks and the Emergence of Cognition

#222 – Jay McClelland: Neural Networks and the Emergence of Cognition

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