Yoshua Bengio: From Deep Learning to Consciousness - NeurIPS 2019 Robin.ly Interview

NeurIPS 2019

Prof. Yoshua Bengio is one of the founding fathers of Deep Learning and winner of the 2018 Turing Award jointly with Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun. He was interviewed by Song Han, MIT assistant professor, and Robinly Fellow Member, at NeurIPS 2019 to share in-depth insights on deep learning research, specifically the trend from unconscious to conscious deep learning. He also discussed how to mitigate the carbon footprints from AI research through higher computing efficiency and urged young researchers to focus on ambitious, long-term goals and keep an open engagement with their peers.