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“There is a lot of pressure to make things more applied; I think it’s a big mistake,” Hinton says. “In the long run, curiosity-driven research just works better … Real breakthroughs come from people focusing on what they’re excited about.”
He likes this quote, attributed to Einstein: “If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”
Artificial intelligence research using neural networks has taken off, with a $400-million boost from Google, in part thanks to Canadian Geoffrey Hinton.
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from the little i understand, its mostly the good old neural networks, but trained on data that is an order of magnitude larger, which  became available only in the last decade.
See : https://youtu.be/T1O3ikmTEdA?t=10m58s
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മുപ്പത് വർഷങ്ങൾക്ക് മുൻപെഴുതിയ വരികൾ. കെ.ജി.ജോർജ്ജെന്ന മഹാസംവിധായകനു ഒരു സെല്യൂട്ട്! :) #മഗ്ര
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yup. I could just share the thing without doing anything. Of course i should have gone the other way and gone a complete circle around the world. :-). Wish i had funds for that. 
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I first shared this quote of Ira Glass two years ago, but I think it is worth a repost.  (Ira is talking about the creative disciplines, but the advice is also applicable to mathematics, which has a significant creative component.)
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