Learning Machines with Richard Golden


“When I was a graduate student, I was sitting in the office of my advisor in electrical engineering and he said, ‘Look out that window – you see a Volkswagon, I see a realization of a random variable.’ ”

Richard Golden is the host of Learning Machines 101, a podcast that covers artificial intelligence and machine learning topics. Dr. Golden is also a full-time Professor of Cognitive Science and Electrical Engineering at UT Dallas.


  • What is machine learning?
  • What are the fundamental concepts to build artificial intelligence?
  • How do you define a rule in the domain of machine learning?
  • How can a machine learning system estimate the probability of something it has not seen?
  • Could you explain how ML could be applied to real world healthcare scenarios?
  • What is a neural network?
  • What is the difference between natural and artificial intelligence?



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