We have more data than ever before, by many orders of magnitude, yet “strong” artificial intelligence remains elusive. Some notorious difficult problems like speech recognition and the game of Go have recently seen spectacular advances, yet no machine can understand language as well as three-year-old child. Gary Marcus explores the gap between what machines do well and what people do well and what needs to happen before machines can match the flexibility and power of human cognition. Subscribe to O’Reilly on YouTube: http://goo.gl/n3QSYi Follow O’Reilly on Twitter: http://twitter.com/oreillymedia Facebook: http://facebook.com/OReilly Google: http://plus.google.com/+oreillymedia
Gary Marcus, CEO at Geometric Intelligence, presented at FirstMark’s Data Driven NYC on January 19, 2016. Marcus’ talk focused on ways A.I. is stuck. Geometric Intelligence is redefining the boundaries of machine learning through innovative, patent-pending techniques that learn more efficiently from less data. Data Driven NYC is a monthly event covering Big Data and data-driven products and startups, hosted by Matt Turck, partner at FirstMark. FirstMark is an early stage venture capital firm based in New York City. Find out more about Data Driven NYC at http://datadrivennyc.com and FirstMark Capital at http://firstmarkcap.com.