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Machine learning and artificial intelligence are dramatically changing the way businesses operate and people live. The TWIML AI Podcast brings the top minds and ideas from the world of ML and AI to a broad and influential community of ML/AI researchers, data scientists, engineers and tech-savvy business and IT leaders.

Hosted by Sam Charrington, a sought after industry analyst, speaker, commentator and thought leader.

Dec 24, 2019

Today we continue our 2019 NeurIPS coverage, this time around joined by Blake Richards, Assistant Professor at McGill University and a Core Faculty Member at Mila. In our conversation, we discuss:

  • His invited talk at the Neuro-AI Workshop “Sensory Prediction Error Signals in the Neocortex.” 
  • His recent studies on two-photon calcium imaging, predictive coding, and hierarchical inference.
  • Blake’s recent work on memory systems for reinforcement learning. 

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