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June 3, 2013

How AI is Changing the Way We View Intelligence, the World, and Ourselves




 Artificial Intelligence
In 2010, Sam Spaulding appeared on the popular game show Jeopardy! four times and won 2nd place in the Jeopardy! College Championship. This experience allowed him to reflect on how, three months later, IBM's Watson dominated the game and announced to the world that artificial intelligence is dramatically changing our world.




Sam Spaulding recently finished hi final year of undergraduate study at Yale University, where he received a B.S. in Computer Science with distinction. His coursework mainly focused on A.I., Robotics, Machine Learning, and Cognitive Science.

Sam SpauldingAt Yale, he worked with Professor Brian Scassellati in the Yale Social Robotics Lab. and spent summers working at Amazon.com and at Disney Research with Senior Research Scientist Jonathan Yedidia.

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In 2010, he appeared on the popular game show Jeopardy! four times and won 2nd place in the Jeopardy! College Championship.

This experience allowed him to reflect on how, three months later, IBM's Watson dominated the game and announced to the world that artificial intelligence is dramatically changing our world.

In the Fall, Spaulding will be starting graduate school with the Personal Robots group at the MIT Media Lab.


SOURCE  TEDx Talks

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