Lex Fridman interviews Daphne Koller, a professor of computer science at Stanford University, a co-founder of Coursera with Andrew Ng and Founder and CEO of insitro, a company at the intersection of machine learning and biomedicine.

This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast.

Time index:

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 2:22 – Will we one day cure all disease?
  • 6:31 – Longevity
  • 10:16 – Role of machine learning in treating diseases
  • 13:05 – A personal journey to medicine
  • 16:25 – Insitro and disease-in-a-dish models
  • 33:25 – What diseases can be helped with disease-in-a-dish approaches?
  • 36:43 – Coursera and education
  • 49:04 – Advice to people interested in AI
  • 50:52 – Beautiful idea in deep learning
  • 55:10 – Uncertainty in AI
  • 58:29 – AGI and AI safety
  • 1:06:52 – Are most people good?
  • 1:09:04 – Meaning of life