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Cognitive computing

The Big Idea for Sunday, June 23, 2013

Computers and the human brain work in such different ways that it is difficult to comprehend the concept of machine learning. And yet, in today's lesson, former CEO and chairman of Advanced Micro Devices Hector Ruiz explains how this concept might soon become a reality. 

The same way that a child accumulates knowledge and then begins to ask the question "why?" experiments have shown that computers can learn to ask questions requesting more information to solve complex problems. And according to Ruiz, the benefits of advanced cognitive computing could be unimaginable. 


  1. 1 Welcome to the Era of Cognitive Computing
    Big Think Editors Big Think TV
  2. 2 The Twenty-First Century Brain
    Sam Wang
  3. 3 George Dyson: How Turing's Cathedral Was Built
    George Dyson
  4. 4 In Defense of Life: Alan Turing, the Original Hacker.
    Jaron Lanier

Cognitive computing

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