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