Published on Dec 23, 2022
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At the forefront of AI with Hugo Larochelle, Research Scientist @ Google | EP#230

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On this week’s show, we spoke with Hugo Larochelle, Research Scientist @ Google

Hugo is  the lead of the Google Brain team in Montreal, adjunct professor at Université de Montréal and a Canada CIFAR Chair. His research focuses on the study and development of deep learning algorithms.

On the show, we spoke about: 

  • His love of teaching and starting a YouTube channel
  • The rapid advances of the past 12 months
  • The illusion of AGI
  • Enabling new scientific discoveries
  • Philanthropy and the generous $1M donation from Hugo and his wife to combat climate change

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