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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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Ken Jennings: Watson, Jeopardy and me, the obsolete know-it-all

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast In two weeks time, that’s the ninth anniversary of the day I first stepped out onto that hallowed “Jeopardy” set. I mean, nine years is a long time. And given “Jeopardy’s” average demographics, I think what that means is most of the people who …

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On your mark… Get set… ♪We’re riding on the internet!♪ – Oh my god. – Whoa! What is this? ♪ …ual reality ♪ ♪ You’re goin’ surfin’ on the internet! ♪ – Today, we’re gonna be showing our friends Andrew and Lisa the basics of the internet. …and we thought …

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How to send an ‘E mail’ – Database – 1984

Jane Ashton: With the assistance of the outside broadcast unit, we will be linking from the Database Studio to their home. Pat Green and Julian, welcome to Database. Pat Green and Julian Green: Hello Jane. Jane Ashton: Hi Julian. I see you have your computer linked to the telephone line. …

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Yanny v Laurel video: which name do you hear? – audio

Laurel. Laurel. Laurel again. Clearly Laurel. 100% Laurel. Definitely Laurel. Laurel every time. It’s Laurel. Laurel!!!!! Obviously Laurel. A million times Laurel. Evidently Laurel. Undeniably Laurel. Undoubtedly Laurel. Unquestionably Laurel. Incontestably Laurel. Yanny. .

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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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