In this week's episode of The Innovation Show, with host Aidan McCullen...

A Pioneer in Machine Learning Breakthroughs on Ai, Education and The Future of Humanity

Professor Naftali Tishby is a professor of Computer Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a Global leader in machine learning research and computational neuroscience and his numerous ex-students serve at key academic and industrial research positions all over the world. 

In this week’s show, Naftali discusses his breakthrough in understanding how machines learn. He calls this the "bottleneck technique". 

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During the show, parallels are drawn in how we humans learn and the lessons we can draw from his findings in how education might work in the future. 

Aidan and Naftali go off on a tangent after they discuss how part of learning is forgetting. They explore the gifts of ADD and ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and how if understood early people can harness these gifts and thrive.

They discuss the future of humanity, the history of machine learning and the present of education.

It is a truly fascinating listen.

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