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Behind the Mic: The Science of Talking with Computers

GEOFFREY HINTON: We come into this world with the innate abilities to learn to interact with other sentient beings. Suppose you had to interact with other people by writing little messages to them. It’d be a real pain. And that’s how we interact with computers. It’s much easier just to …

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Inside a Google data center

MALE SPEAKER 1: A data centre’s the brains of the Internet. MALE SPEAKER 2: The engine of the Internet. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: It is a giant building with a lot of power, a lot of cooling and a lot of computers. MALE SPEAKER 3: It’s row, upon row, upon row …

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We’re Close to a Universal Quantum Computer, Here’s Where We’re At

What you’re looking at is a hermetically sealed glass laboratory. Scientists here are engineering special chips that could power the next computing revolution: a universal quantum computer. Chances are you’ve heard of quantum computer and that they’re going to change everything. “So quantum computers have the potential to completely change …

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