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Upcoming Events

  • Recap and Panel Discussion
    Fri, Jun 18
    Crowdcast
    Jun 18, 4:00 PM
    Crowdcast
    Join us along with previous speakers as we discuss takeaways from our past semester of presentations! #LearningSalon www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon
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  • Neil Lewis Jr.
    Fri, Aug 13
    Crowdcast
    Aug 13, 4:00 PM
    Crowdcast
    #LearningSalon www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon
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  • Rosa Cao - Putting representations to use: A philosophical take on representation for neuroscience
    Jun 11, 4:00 PM
    Crowdcast
    https://ruccs.rutgers.edu/images/personal-zenon-pylyshyn/class-info/FP2012/FP2012_readings/Dennett_RealPatterns.pdf https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10539-011-9292-0 http://fdslive.oup.com/www.oup.com/academic/pdf/openaccess/9780198812883.pdf
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  • Andrew Whiten
    Fri, Jun 04
    Crowdcast
    Jun 04, 4:00 PM
    Crowdcast
    The Burgeoning Reach of Animal Culture https://www.gwern.net/docs/culture/2021-whiten.pdf https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2020.2718 https://science.sciencemag.org/content/372/6537/eabe6514 #LearningSalon www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon
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  • Zenna Tavares
    Fri, May 28
    Online
    May 28, 4:00 PM
    Online
    Machine Reasoning: Insights From the Copernican Revolution http://www.f.waseda.jp/sidoli/Galileo_Sidereus_Nuncius.pdf http://www.zenna.org/publications/causal.pdf #LearningSalon https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon
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  • Sam Gershman
    Fri, May 21
    Crowdcast
    May 21, 4:00 PM
    Crowdcast
    Learning without a brain https://gershmanlab.com/pubs/cell_learning.pdf https://www.the-scientist.com/features/can-single-cells-learn-68694 #LearningSalon www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon
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  • David Barack
    Fri, May 14
    Crowdcast
    May 14, 4:00 PM
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    Two views on the cognitive brain https://www.nature.com/articles/s41583-021-00448-6?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatRevNeurosci #LearningSalon www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon
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  • Janice Chen
    Fri, May 07
    Online
    May 07, 4:00 PM EDT
    Online
    Memory for narratives and other naturally-occurring experiences https://www.nature.com/articles/nn.4450 #LearningSalon https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/
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  • Anima Anandkumar
    Fri, Apr 30
    Online
    Apr 30, 4:00 PM EDT
    Online
    Ingredients for bridging the gap between artificial and human intelligence https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.09200 https://arxiv.org/abs/2010.00763 https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.00631 https://arxiv.org/abs/2006.14560 http://proceedings.mlr.press/v124/ren20a.html https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/
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  • Kate Crawford
    Fri, Apr 16
    Online
    Apr 16, 5:00 PM EDT
    Online
    ATLAS OF AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence https://bit.ly/376GzyR #LearningSalon https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/
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  • Perry Zurn and Dani Bassett
    Fri, Apr 09
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvtJZdbQUCY
    Apr 09, 4:00 PM EDT
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvtJZdbQUCY
    Curiosity, Power, and the Shape of Inquiry Curiosity and Power: The Politics of Inquiry https://www.amazon.com/Curiosity-Power-Politics-Perry-Zurn/dp/1517907195 Viewing curiosity as fundamentally relational https://psyarxiv.com/crzae Seizing an opportunity https://elifesciences.org/articles/48336
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  • Simon Kornblith
    Simon Kornblith
    Fri, Apr 02
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvAOJm2SjzQ
    Apr 02, 4:00 PM EDT
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvAOJm2SjzQ
    Do computer vision models need to learn like humans in order to act https://openaccess.thecvf.com/content_CVPR_2019/html/Kornblith_Do_Better_ImageNet_Models_Transfer_Better_CVPR_2019_paper.html http://proceedings.mlr.press/v119/chen20j.html #LearningSalon https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/
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  • Jacqueline Gottlieb
    Jacqueline Gottlieb
    Fri, Mar 26
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWOEeTYqIpw
    Mar 26, 4:00 PM EDT
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWOEeTYqIpw
    The many dimensions of information demand: utilities, timescales and the brain https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Towards-a-neuroscience-of-active-sampling-and-Gottlieb-Oudeyer/e71bc82fe498aad59b5f96b7606a89f4fd6f7f5b #LearningSalon https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/
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  • Christopher Honey
    Christopher Honey
    Fri, Mar 19
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1R4VOBHulQ
    Mar 19, 4:00 PM EDT
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1R4VOBHulQ
    Timescales in natural and artificial intelligence https://arxiv.org/abs/2012.06694 https://openreview.net/forum?id=J3OUycKwz- https://arxiv.org/abs/2012.06694 https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/
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  • Kirsty Graham
    Fri, Mar 12
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTZKFxELVCc
    Mar 12, 4:00 PM EST
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTZKFxELVCc
    Meaning and context in Great Ape Gestures https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.2004825 https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rstb.2018.0403 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5306194/ #LearningSalon https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/
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  • Randall O’Reilly
    Fri, Mar 05
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Uahxn1nExE
    Mar 05, 4:00 PM EST
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Uahxn1nExE
    How might the neocortex learn? https://arxiv.org/abs/2006.14800 #LearningSalon https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/
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  • Katja Hofmann
    Fri, Feb 26
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFyjE6_kTvE
    Feb 26, 4:00 PM EST
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFyjE6_kTvE
    Games as Playground and Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence #LearningSalon https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/
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  • Hugo Spiers
    Fri, Feb 19
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70EdjTexIy0
    Feb 19, 4:00 PM EST
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70EdjTexIy0
    #LearningSalon https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/ https://www.ucl.ac.uk/pals/research/experimental-psychology/person/hugo-spiers-2/
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