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Lex Fridman Podcast

By Lex Fridman

Conversations about AI, science, technology, history, philosophy and the nature of intelligence, consciousness, love, and power. Formerly called the Artificial Intelligence (AI) podcast. Lex is an AI researcher at MIT and beyond.

  1. 1.
    #133 – Manolis Kellis: Biology of Disease10/25/2020
    2:40:23
  2. 2.
    #132 – George Hotz: Hacking the Simulation & Learning to Drive with Neural Nets10/22/2020
    3:13:27
  3. 3.
    #131 – Chris Lattner: The Future of Computing and Programming Languages10/19/2020
    2:47:37
  4. 4.
    #130 – Scott Aaronson: Computational Complexity and Consciousness10/12/2020
    1:57:07
  5. 5.
    #129 – Lisa Feldman Barrett: Counterintuitive Ideas About How the Brain Works10/04/2020
    2:24:16
  6. 6.
    #128 – Michael Malice: Anarchy, Democracy, Libertarianism, Love, and Trolling10/02/2020
    3:24:33
  7. 7.
    #127 – Joe Rogan: Conversations, Ideas, Love, Freedom & The Joe Rogan Experience09/26/2020
    1:19:38
  8. 8.
    #126 – James Gosling: Java, JVM, Emacs, and the Early Days of Computing09/24/2020
    1:51:28
  1. 9.
    #125 – Ryan Hall: Martial Arts and the Philosophy of Violence, Power, and Grace09/20/2020
    3:48:41
  2. 10.
    #124 – Stephen Wolfram: Fundamental Theory of Physics, Life, and the Universe09/15/2020
    4:24:06
  3. 11.
    #123 – Manolis Kellis: Origin of Life, Humans, Ideas, Suffering, and Happiness09/12/2020
    2:11:19
  4. 12.
    #122 – David Fravor: UFOs, Aliens, Fighter Jets, and Aerospace Engineering09/08/2020
    3:56:51
  5. 13.
    Lex Solo #3 – In Memory of My Grandmother09/07/2020
    18:21
  6. 14.
    #121 – Eugenia Kuyda: Friendship with an AI Companion09/05/2020
    3:01:33
  7. 15.
    Lex Solo #2 – The Future of Neuralink09/01/2020
    33:53
  8. 16.
    #120 – François Chollet: Measures of Intelligence08/31/2020
    2:34:46
  9. 17.
    #119 – David Eagleman: Neuroplasticity and the Livewired Brain08/26/2020
    1:41:52
  10. 18.
    New Name: Lex Fridman Podcast08/24/2020
    2:01
  11. 19.
    #118 – Grant Sanderson: Math, Manim, Neural Networks & Teaching with 3Blue1Brown08/23/2020
    2:08:52
  12. 20.
    #117 – Sheldon Solomon: Death and Meaning08/20/2020
    2:56:51
  13. 21.
    #116 – Sara Seager: Search for Planets and Life Outside Our Solar System08/16/2020
    1:42:02
  14. 22.
    #115 – Dileep George: Brain-Inspired AI08/14/2020
    2:10:33
  15. 23.
    #114 – Russ Tedrake: Underactuated Robotics, Control, Dynamics and Touch08/09/2020
    2:49:13
  16. 24.
    #113 – Manolis Kellis: Human Genome and Evolutionary Dynamics07/31/2020
    2:29:51
  17. 25.
    #112 – Ian Hutchinson: Nuclear Fusion, Plasma Physics, and Religion07/29/2020
    2:01:43
  18. 26.
    #111 – Richard Karp: Algorithms and Computational Complexity07/26/2020
    2:07:59
  19. 27.
    #110 – Jitendra Malik: Computer Vision07/21/2020
    1:42:04
  20. 28.
    #109 – Brian Kernighan: UNIX, C, AWK, AMPL, and Go Programming07/18/2020
    1:43:36
  21. 29.
    #108 – Sergey Levine: Robotics and Machine Learning07/14/2020
    1:37:31
  22. 30.
    #107 – Peter Singer: Suffering in Humans, Animals, and AI07/08/2020
    1:09:41
  23. 31.
    #106 – Matt Botvinick: Neuroscience, Psychology, and AI at DeepMind07/03/2020
    2:00:59
  24. 32.
    #105 – Robert Langer: Edison of Medicine06/30/2020
    1:02:41
  25. 33.
    #104 – David Patterson: Computer Architecture and Data Storage06/27/2020
    1:50:18
  26. 34.
    #103 – Ben Goertzel: Artificial General Intelligence06/22/2020
    4:09:24
  27. 35.
    #102 – Steven Pressfield: The War of Art06/20/2020
    1:27:55
  28. 36.
    #101 – Joscha Bach: Artificial Consciousness and the Nature of Reality06/13/2020
    3:00:44
  29. 37.
    #100 – Alexander Fridman: My Dad, the Plasma Physicist06/03/2020
    3:39:00
  30. 38.
    #99 – Karl Friston: Neuroscience and the Free Energy Principle05/28/2020
    1:29:29
  31. 39.
    #98 – Kate Darling: Emotional Connection Between Humans and Robots05/23/2020
    1:13:03
  32. 40.
    #97 – Sertac Karaman: Robots That Fly and Robots That Drive05/20/2020
    1:23:18
  33. 41.
    #96 – Stephen Schwarzman: Going Big in Business, Investing, and AI05/15/2020
    1:10:43
  34. 42.
    #95 – Dawn Song: Adversarial Machine Learning and Computer Security05/12/2020
    2:13:03
  35. 43.
    #94 – Ilya Sutskever: Deep Learning05/08/2020
    1:37:55
  36. 44.
    #93 – Daphne Koller: Biomedicine and Machine Learning05/05/2020
    1:12:30
  37. 45.
    #92 – Harry Cliff: Particle Physics and the Large Hadron Collider04/29/2020
    1:38:47
  38. 46.
    #91 – Jack Dorsey: Square, Cryptocurrency, and Artificial Intelligence04/24/2020
    51:42
  39. 47.
    #90 – Dmitry Korkin: Computational Biology of Coronavirus04/22/2020
    2:09:29
  40. 48.
    #89 – Stephen Wolfram: Cellular Automata, Computation, and Physics04/18/2020
    3:11:36
  41. 49.
    #88 – Eric Weinstein: Geometric Unity and the Call for New Ideas, Leaders & Institutions04/13/2020
    2:47:03
  42. 50.
    #87 – Richard Dawkins: Evolution, Intelligence, Simulation, and Memes04/09/2020
    1:07:48
  43. 51.
    #86 – David Silver: AlphaGo, AlphaZero, and Deep Reinforcement Learning04/03/2020
    1:48:28
  44. 52.
    #85 – Roger Penrose: Physics of Consciousness and the Infinite Universe03/31/2020
    1:28:24
  45. 53.
    #84 – William MacAskill: Effective Altruism03/29/2020
    1:31:08
  46. 54.
    #83 – Nick Bostrom: Simulation and Superintelligence03/26/2020
    1:57:05
  47. 55.
    Lex Solo #1 – Seven Levels of Coronavirus Impact03/24/2020
    31:55
  48. 56.
    #82 – Simon Sinek: Leadership, Hard Work, Optimism and the Infinite Game03/21/2020
    38:16
  49. 57.
    #81 – Anca Dragan: Human-Robot Interaction and Reward Engineering03/19/2020
    1:39:00
  50. 58.
    #80 – Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum, Cryptocurrency, and the Future of Money03/16/2020
    1:35:41
  51. 59.
    #79 – Lee Smolin: Quantum Gravity and Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution03/07/2020
    1:10:18
  52. 60.
    #78 – Ann Druyan: Cosmos, Carl Sagan, Voyager, and the Beauty of Science03/05/2020
    1:09:39
  53. 61.
    #77 – Alex Garland: Ex Machina, Devs, Annihilation, and the Poetry of Science03/03/2020
    1:11:36
  54. 62.
    #76 – John Hopfield: Physics View of the Mind and Neurobiology02/29/2020
    1:13:16
  55. 63.
    #75 – Marcus Hutter: Universal Artificial Intelligence, AIXI, and AGI02/26/2020
    1:40:23
  56. 64.
    #74 – Michael I. Jordan: Machine Learning, Recommender Systems, and the Future of AI02/24/2020
    1:46:16
  57. 65.
    #73 – Andrew Ng: Deep Learning, Education, and Real-World AI02/20/2020
    1:29:37
  58. 66.
    #72 – Scott Aaronson: Quantum Computing02/17/2020
    1:34:08
  59. 67.
    Vladimir Vapnik: Predicates, Invariants, and the Essence of Intelligence02/14/2020
    1:45:22
  60. 68.
    Jim Keller: Moore’s Law, Microprocessors, Abstractions, and First Principles02/05/2020
    1:35:10
  61. 69.
    David Chalmers: The Hard Problem of Consciousness01/29/2020
    1:39:15
  62. 70.
    Cristos Goodrow: YouTube Algorithm01/25/2020
    1:31:18
  63. 71.
    Paul Krugman: Economics of Innovation, Automation, Safety Nets & Universal Basic Income01/21/2020
    1:03:39
  64. 72.
    Ayanna Howard: Human-Robot Interaction and Ethics of Safety-Critical Systems01/17/2020
    1:40:23
  65. 73.
    Daniel Kahneman: Thinking Fast and Slow, Deep Learning, and AI01/14/2020
    1:19:08
  66. 74.
    Grant Sanderson: 3Blue1Brown and the Beauty of Mathematics01/07/2020
    1:03:12
  67. 75.
    Stephen Kotkin: Stalin, Putin, and the Nature of Power01/03/2020
    1:37:48
  68. 76.
    Donald Knuth: Algorithms, TeX, Life, and The Art of Computer Programming12/30/2019
    1:46:23
  69. 77.
    Melanie Mitchell: Concepts, Analogies, Common Sense & Future of AI12/28/2019
    1:53:07
  70. 78.
    Jim Gates: Supersymmetry, String Theory and Proving Einstein Right12/25/2019
    1:35:27
  71. 79.
    Sebastian Thrun: Flying Cars, Autonomous Vehicles, and Education12/21/2019
    1:19:01
  72. 80.
    Michael Stevens: Vsauce12/17/2019
    59:00
  73. 81.
    Rohit Prasad: Amazon Alexa and Conversational AI12/14/2019
    1:46:24
  74. 82.
    Judea Pearl: Causal Reasoning, Counterfactuals, Bayesian Networks, and the Path to AGI12/11/2019
    1:23:28
  75. 83.
    Whitney Cummings: Comedy, Robotics, Neurology, and Love12/05/2019
    1:17:24
  76. 84.
    Ray Dalio: Principles, the Economic Machine, Artificial Intelligence & the Arc of Life12/02/2019
    1:30:47
  77. 85.
    Noam Chomsky: Language, Cognition, and Deep Learning11/29/2019
    36:12
  78. 86.
    Gilbert Strang: Linear Algebra, Deep Learning, Teaching, and MIT OpenCourseWare11/25/2019
    50:20
  79. 87.
    Dava Newman: Space Exploration, Space Suits, and Life on Mars11/22/2019
    39:48
  80. 88.
    Michael Kearns: Algorithmic Fairness, Bias, Privacy, and Ethics in Machine Learning11/19/2019
    1:49:11
  81. 89.
    Elon Musk: Neuralink, AI, Autopilot, and the Pale Blue Dot11/12/2019
    36:25
  82. 90.
    Bjarne Stroustrup: C++11/07/2019
    1:47:28
  83. 91.
    Sean Carroll: Quantum Mechanics and the Many-Worlds Interpretation11/01/2019
    1:30:14
  84. 92.
    Garry Kasparov: Chess, Deep Blue, AI, and Putin10/27/2019
    55:39
  85. 93.
    Michio Kaku: Future of Humans, Aliens, Space Travel & Physics10/22/2019
    1:01:15
  86. 94.
    David Ferrucci: IBM Watson, Jeopardy & Deep Conversations with AI10/11/2019
    2:24:46
  87. 95.
    Gary Marcus: Toward a Hybrid of Deep Learning and Symbolic AI10/03/2019
    1:25:16
  88. 96.
    Peter Norvig: Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach09/30/2019
    1:03:27
  89. 97.
    Leonard Susskind: Quantum Mechanics, String Theory, and Black Holes09/26/2019
    57:44
  90. 98.
    Regina Barzilay: Deep Learning for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment09/23/2019
    1:17:44
  91. 99.
    Colin Angle: iRobot09/19/2019
    37:54
  92. 100.
    François Chollet: Keras, Deep Learning, and the Progress of AI09/14/2019
    2:00:05
  93. 101.
    Vijay Kumar: Flying Robots09/08/2019
    57:02
  94. 102.
    Yann LeCun: Deep Learning, Convolutional Neural Networks, and Self-Supervised Learning08/31/2019
    1:16:13
  95. 103.
    Jeremy Howard: fast.ai Deep Learning Courses and Research08/27/2019
    1:44:26
  96. 104.
    Pamela McCorduck: Machines Who Think and the Early Days of AI08/23/2019
    1:00:22
  97. 105.
    Keoki Jackson: Lockheed Martin08/19/2019
    1:13:21
  98. 106.
    Paola Arlotta: Brain Development from Stem Cell to Organoid08/12/2019
    57:56
  99. 107.
    George Hotz: Comma.ai, OpenPilot, and Autonomous Vehicles08/05/2019
    1:59:51
  100. 108.
    Kevin Scott: Microsoft CTO08/01/2019
    57:59
  101. 109.
    Gustav Soderstrom: Spotify07/29/2019
    1:47:19
  102. 110.
    Chris Urmson: Self-Driving Cars at Aurora, Google, CMU, and DARPA07/22/2019
    45:03
  103. 111.
    Kai-Fu Lee: AI Superpowers – China and Silicon Valley07/15/2019
    1:26:42
  104. 112.
    Sean Carroll: The Nature of the Universe, Life, and Intelligence07/10/2019
    35:05
  105. 113.
    Jeff Hawkins: Thousand Brains Theory of Intelligence07/01/2019
    2:09:56
  106. 114.
    Rosalind Picard: Affective Computing, Emotion, Privacy, and Health06/17/2019
    1:00:26
  107. 115.
    Gavin Miller: Adobe Research06/10/2019
    1:09:26
  108. 116.
    Rajat Monga: TensorFlow06/03/2019
    1:11:13
  109. 117.
    Chris Lattner: Compilers, LLVM, Swift, TPU, and ML Accelerators05/13/2019
    1:13:21
  110. 118.
    Oriol Vinyals: DeepMind AlphaStar, StarCraft, Language, and Sequences04/29/2019
    1:46:16
  111. 119.
    Ian Goodfellow: Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs)04/18/2019
    1:08:52
  112. 120.
    Elon Musk: Tesla Autopilot04/12/2019
    33:00
  113. 121.
    Greg Brockman: OpenAI and AGI04/03/2019
    1:25:22
  114. 122.
    Eric Weinstein: Revolutionary Ideas in Science, Math, and Society03/20/2019
    1:21:52
  115. 123.
    Leslie Kaelbling: Reinforcement Learning, Planning, and Robotics03/12/2019
    1:01:39
  116. 124.
    Kyle Vogt: Cruise Automation02/07/2019
    55:38
  117. 125.
    Tomaso Poggio: Brains, Minds, and Machines01/19/2019
    1:20:36
  118. 126.
    Tuomas Sandholm: Poker and Game Theory12/28/2018
    1:06:32
  119. 127.
    Juergen Schmidhuber: Godel Machines, Meta-Learning, and LSTMs12/23/2018
    1:20:13
  120. 128.
    Pieter Abbeel: Deep Reinforcement Learning12/16/2018
    43:00
  121. 129.
    Stuart Russell: Long-Term Future of AI12/09/2018
    1:26:35
  122. 130.
    Eric Schmidt: Google12/04/2018
    33:20
  123. 131.
    Jeff Atwood: Stack Overflow and Coding Horror11/29/2018
    1:20:22
  124. 132.
    Guido van Rossum: Python11/22/2018
    1:26:58
  125. 133.
    Vladimir Vapnik: Statistical Learning11/16/2018
    54:17
  126. 134.
    Yoshua Bengio: Deep Learning10/20/2018
    42:58
  127. 135.
    Steven Pinker: AI in the Age of Reason10/17/2018
    38:26
  128. 136.
    Christof Koch: Consciousness09/02/2018
    59:42
  129. 137.
    Max Tegmark: Life 3.008/26/2018
    1:22:45

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