Lex Fridman & Andrew Ng , Lex Fridman Podcast

#73 – Andrew Ng: Deep Learning, Education, and Real-World AI

20 Feb 2020 • 89 min • EN
89 min
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Andrew Ng is one of the most impactful educators, researchers, innovators, and leaders in artificial intelligence and technology space in general. He co-founded Coursera and Google Brain, launched deeplearning.ai, Landing.ai, and the AI fund, and was the Chief Scientist at Baidu. As a Stanford professor, and with Coursera and deeplearning.ai, he has helped educate and inspire millions of students including me. EPISODE LINKS: Andrew Twitter: https://twitter.com/AndrewYNg Andrew Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andrew.ng.96 Andrew LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewyng/ deeplearning.ai: https://www.deeplearning.ai landing.ai: https://landing.ai AI Fund: https://aifund.ai/ AI for Everyone: https://www.coursera.org/learn/ai-for-everyone The Batch newsletter: https://www.deeplearning.ai/thebatch/ This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to https://lexfridman.com/ai or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it on Patreon. This episode is presented by Cash App. Download it (App Store, Google Play), use code "LexPodcast".  This episode is also supported by the Techmeme Ride Home podcast. Get it on Apple Podcasts, on its website, or find it by searching "Ride Home" in your podcast app. Here's the outline of the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. OUTLINE: 00:00 - Introduction 02:23 - First few steps in AI 05:05 - Early days of online education 16:07 - Teaching on a whiteboard 17:46 - Pieter Abbeel and early research at Stanford 23:17 - Early days of deep learning 32:55 - Quick preview: deeplearning.ai, landing.ai, and AI fund 33:23 - deeplearning.ai: how to get started in deep learning 45:55 - Unsupervised learning 49:40 - deeplearning.ai (continued) 56:12 - Career in deep learning 58:56 - Should you get a PhD? 1:03:28 - AI fund - building startups 1:11:14 - Landing.ai - growing AI efforts in established companies 1:20:44 - Artificial general intelligence

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