Michael I Jordan is a professor at Berkeley, and one of the most influential people in the history of machine learning, statistics, and artificial intelligence. He has been cited over 170,000 times and has mentored many of the world-class researchers defining the field of AI today, including Andrew Ng, Zoubin Ghahramani, Ben Taskar, and Yoshua Bengio. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. This episode is presented by Cash App. Download it & use code “LexPodcast”: Cash App (App Store): https://apple.co/2sPrUHe Cash App (Google Play): https://bit.ly/2MlvP5w INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/ai Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/category/ai/feed/ Full episodes playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrAXtmErZgOdP_8GztsuKi9nrraNbKKp4 Clips playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrAXtmErZgOeciFP3CBCIEElOJeitOr41 EPISODE LINKS: (Blog post) Artificial Intelligence — The Revolution Hasn’t Happened Yet: https://hdsr.mitpress.mit.edu/pub/wot7mkc1 OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 3:02 – How far are we in development of AI? 8:25 – Neuralink and brain-computer interfaces 14:49 – The term “artificial intelligence” 19:00 – Does science progress by ideas or personalities? 19:55 – Disagreement with Yann LeCun 23:53 – Recommender systems and distributed decision-making at scale 43:34 – Facebook, privacy, and trust 1:01:11 – Are human beings fundamentally good? 1:02:32 – Can a human life and society be modeled as an optimization problem? 1:04:27 – Is the world deterministic? 1:04:59 – Role of optimization in multi-agent systems 1:09:52 – Optimization of neural networks 1:16:08 – Beautiful idea in optimization: Nesterov acceleration 1:19:02 – What is statistics? 1:29:21 – What is intelligence? 1:37:01 – Advice for students 1:39:57 – Which language is more beautiful: English or French? CONNECT: [More]