Episode 68: Gary Smith is an AI Skeptic

Will big data and scary AI take over the world? Not a chance, says Gary Smith, as he joins Vasant Dhar in episode 68 of Brave New World. The human brain is special.

Useful resources:
1. Gary Smith on TwitterAmazonPomona CollegeGoogle Scholar and his own website.
2. The AI Delusion — Gary Smith.
3. Distrust: Big Data, Data-Torturing, and the Assault on Science — Gary Smith.
4. Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data, and Other Ways to Lie with Statistics — Gary Smith.
5. Security Analysis — Benjamin Graham and David Dodd.
6. Sam Bowman on ChatGPT & Controlling AI — Episode 58 of Brave New World.
7. Raphaël Millière Looks Under the Hood of AI — Episode 60 of Brave New World.
8. Nandan Nilekani on an Egalitarian Internet — Episode 15 of Brave New World.
9. Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment —  Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony and Cass R. Sunstein.
10. Daniel Kahneman on How Noise Hampers Judgement — Episode 21 of Brave New World.
11. The Nature of Intelligence — Episode 7 of Brave New World (w Yann le Cunn).
12. Ellie Pavlick on the Cutting Edge of AI — Episode 67 of Brave New World.

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