Robert Lange on NN Pruning and Collective Intelligence

07.08.2020 - By Machine Learning Street Talk (MLST)

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We speak with Robert Lange!
Robert is a PhD student at the Technical University Berlin. His research combines Deep Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning and Cognitive Science to study the learning dynamics of large collectives. He has a brilliant blog where he distils and explains cutting edge ML research. We spoke about his story, economics, multi-agent RL, intelligence and AGI, and his recent article summarising the state of the art in neural network pruning. 
Robert's article on pruning in NNs

00:00:00 Intro
00:04:17 Show start and intro to Robert
00:11:39 Economics background 
00:27:20 Intrinsic motivation 
00:33:22 Intelligence/consciousness
00:48:16 Lottery ticket/pruning article discussion
01:43:21 Robert's advice for younger self and state of deep learning

Robert's LinkedIn:
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