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Oren Etzioni, CEO of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence

In the past, much power and responsibility over life and death was concentrated in the hands of doctors. Now, this ethical burden is increasingly shared by the builders of AI software
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Andrew Ng, Baidu; Stanford CS faculty; founded Coursera and Google Brain

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.
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Andrew Ng, Baidu; Stanford CS faculty; founded Coursera and Google Brain

disagrees Basic Income
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
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Andrew Ng, Baidu; Stanford CS faculty; founded Coursera and Google Brain

FCC's new "net neutrality" proposal is a horrible idea. Will hurt tech startups and users.
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Andrew Ng, Baidu; Stanford CS faculty; founded Coursera and Google Brain

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
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Andrew Ng, Baidu; Stanford CS faculty; founded Coursera and Google Brain

With so much information now online, a strong work ethic and growth mindset, even more than knowledge, predicts your future success.
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Andrew Ng, Baidu; Stanford CS faculty; founded Coursera and Google Brain

Tech world is used to tectonic shift every 5 years from new inventions. Now tech has infected other industries so everyone has to shift.
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Andrew Ng, Baidu; Stanford CS faculty; founded Coursera and Google Brain

Shameful to discriminate against transgendered individuals in the military. Lets all of us work to help any that're affected find new jobs.
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Andrew Ng, Baidu; Stanford CS faculty; founded Coursera and Google Brain

How many researchers on this list are US immigrants? If not for immigration, the US wouldn't be a leader in AI
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Oren Etzioni, CEO of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Predictions that superintelligence is on the foreseeable horizon are not supported by the available data. Moreover, it’s possible that AI systems could collaborate with people to create a symbiotic superintelligence. That would be very different from the pernicious and autonomous kind envisioned by Professor Bostrom
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Andrew Ng, Baidu; Stanford CS faculty; founded Coursera and Google Brain

US govt should focus on accelerating US AI, rather than trying to slow down anyone else.
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Wouter Den Haan, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics

disagrees Brexit
I would be more pessimistic about the UKs prospects at any horizon if it would leave the EU, unless the EU is hit by a major calamity such as a complete collapse because of the refugee crisis
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Ali Spagnola, Musician

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Sally Jessy Raphael, American journalist

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Ming-Na Wen, Macau-born american actress

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Zachary Quinto, American actor and film producer

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Billy Porter, American actor and singer

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Rory O'Malley, American actor

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Telly Leung, American actor and musician

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Renée Elise Goldsberry, American actress

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Josh Gad, American actor

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Ted Danson, American comedian and actor

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Gaius Charles, American actor

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Steven Bochco, Television producer and writer

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Charles Geschke, American computer scientist

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Erroll Davis, American politician

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Andrew Ng, Baidu; Stanford CS faculty; founded Coursera and Google Brain

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Andrew Ng, Baidu; Stanford CS faculty; founded Coursera and Google Brain

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