"...maybe this paradigm of the usefulness of useless knowledge is what the Danish physicist Niels Bohr liked to call a “great truth” — a truth whose opposite is also a great truth. Maybe, as AI is demonstrating, knowledge can also flow uphill."
Yann LeCun, Director of Facebook AI
Research and Silver Professor of Computer Science at New York
University, will a give a public lecture, “How Could
Machines Learn as Efficiently as Animals and
Humans?,” on Tuesday, December
12, which will take...