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CIFAR Distinguished Fellow Geoffrey Hinton, the world’s leading authority on a branch of artificial intelligence known as deep learning, shared his views on recent advances in artificial intelligence and the prospects for major new progress in the near future.

CIFAR – Artificial Intelligence Q&A from CIFAR on Vimeo.

Hinton was joined on stage by Nora Young, host of CBC Radio Spark, a program dedicated to the big ideas driven by today’s changing technology. Nora explored pressing philosophical issues and facilitated questions from the audience.

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