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Andrew Ng

Baidu; Stanford CS faculty; founded Coursera and Google Brain · wikipedia · twitter

Educated at:

Carnegie Mellon University · Massachusetts Institute of Technology · University of California · Berkeley


Artificial Intelligence Researcher · Computer Scientist

Basic Income disagreed by Andrew Ng
I do not believe in unconditional basic income because this just encourages people to be trapped in low skilled jobs without a meaningful path to climb up to do better work. So rather than to pay people to “do nothing” I would rather see a new “New deal” where we pay you to study because I think that today we know how to educate people at scale and the society is pretty good at finding meaningf... See More
AI will pose a serious risk to society within the next 50 years disagreed by Andrew Ng
Worrying about the rise of evil killer robots is like worrying about overpopulation and pollution on Mars before we've even set foot on it - an unnecessary distraction.
Transgender individuals in the army agreed by Andrew Ng
Shameful to discriminate against transgendered individuals in the military. Lets all of us work to help any that're affected find new jobs.
Net neutrality agreed by Andrew Ng
FCC's new "net neutrality" proposal is a horrible idea. Will hurt tech startups and users.
The US should train a million people to do artificial intelligence agreed by Andrew Ng
US govt should focus on accelerating US AI, rather than trying to slow down anyone else.
Immigration helps US tech agreed by Andrew Ng
How many researchers on this list are US immigrants? If not for immigration, the US wouldn't be a leader in AI
The tech world is causing an unprecedent shift in all industries agreed by Andrew Ng
Tech world is used to tectonic shift every 5 years from new inventions. Now tech has infected other industries so everyone has to shift.
Mindset over knowledge to succeed agreed by Andrew Ng
With so much information now online, a strong work ethic and growth mindset, even more than knowledge, predicts your future success.
Timing is key for the launch of new technologies agreed by Andrew Ng
Need to time technology well: 2007 was good time to launch iPhone; but not 1993 (Apple Newton) since battery/screen/chip tech not there. Extreme example: Leonardo da Vinci (1480s) invention of helicopters was way too early. Engine technology didn’t get there until 1900s. Maybe 2007 was early for autonomous driving (DARPA Urban Challenge) since AI, sensors not yet there. From ~2015 ecosystem more r... See More
Artificial intelligence is dangerous disagreed by Andrew Ng
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