Dr. Lex Fridman, PhD, is a scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), working on robotics, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles and human-robot interactions. He is also the host of the Lex Fridman Podcast, where he holds conversations with academics, entrepreneurs, athletes and creatives. Here we discuss humans, robots, and the capacity they hold for friendship and love. Dr. Fridman also shares his unique dream for a world where robots guide humans to be the best versions of themselves and his efforts to make that dream a reality.
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00:00:00 Introduction: Lex Fridman
00:07:35 What is Artificial Intelligence?
00:26:46 Machine & Human Learning
00:36:55 Story Telling Robots
00:40:48 What Defines a Robot?
00:44:30 Magic & Surprise
00:47:37 How Robots Change Us
00:49:35 Relationships Defined
01:02:29 Lex’s Dream for Humanity
01:11:33 Improving Social Media
01:16:57 Challenges of Creativity
01:21:49 Suits & Dresses
01:35:12 Power Dynamics In Relationships
01:39:11 Robot Rights
01:40:20 Dogs: Homer & Costello
01:59:47 Russians & Suffering
02:05:38 Public vs. Private Life
02:14:04 How To Treat a Robot
02:17:12 The Value of Friendship
02:20:33 Martial Arts
02:31:34 Body-Mind Interactions
02:33:22 Romantic Love
02:42:51 The Lex Fridman Podcast
02:55:54 The Hedgehog
03:01:17 Concluding Statements