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Breaking the Code: Neurotech with Prof. Bharath Chandrasekaran

8/22/2018
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Welcome to the first episode in the XLabs "Breaking the Code" series in which we interview key experts in moonshot technologies. Today we are happy to welcome Professor Bharath Chandrasekaran, Associate Professor of Auditory Neuroscience at UT Austin and soon to be Vice Chair of Research at the University of Pittsburgh. We have known Bharath for over 15 years now and there has never been a dull conversation. Join us in today's episode to learn about: the future of Neurotech direct read and...

Duration:00:58:29

The Hidden Story of Problem 10 & Turing Machines – EP002

3/27/2018
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This is an Overheard@X short with Dr. Radhika Dirks, CEO of XLabs. It’s a brief dive into the deep roots of AI. David Hilbert in 1900 gave an address in Paris to the International Congress of Mathematicians that inspired much of the world we live in today. We believe that understanding the roots of the concepts others take for granted allows us to see new routes to technology. Jump on board an intellectual roller coaster as David Hilbert, Hermann Minkowski, Kurt Godel, Alan Turing,...

Duration:00:13:03

Moonshot Fuel: Mental Model Arbitrage – EP001

3/21/2018
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Mental Model Arbitrage(MMA) is an important fuel for Moonshots here at XLabs. By building in one field with assembled structures from elsewhere we are able to make fantastic leaps. At it's heart, MMA is about getting very good at making analogies, then using those analogies to transfer knowledge and know how from one place to another. Douglas R. Hofstadter, author of Godel Esher Bach argues that "analogies are the fuel and fire of thinking". We could not agree more. In fact we have been...

Duration:00:25:02