In this video, Lex Friedman interviews Tomaso Poggio as part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast and the MIT course 6.S099: Artificial General Intelligence Tomaso Poggio is a professor at MIT and is the director of the Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines. Cited over 100,000 times, his work has had a profound impact on our understanding of the nature of intelligence, in both biological neural networks and artificial ones.

He has been an advisor to many highly-impactful researchers and entrepreneurs in AI, including Demis Hassabis of DeepMind, Amnon Shashua of MobileEye, and Christof Koch of the Allen Institute for Brain Science.

Don’t let the first few seconds of him talking Swedish scare you off, he switches to English for the remainder of this insightful talk.
Max Tegmark is a Professor doing physics and AI research at MIT, and advocates for positive use of technology. He is the author of over 200 publications as well as the New York Times bestsellers “Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” and “Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality”.