Given that I spent five+ years of my life in the early 90’s doing nothing but eat, drink & dream neural networks, this Google talk by Geoffrey Hinton (one of the giants of nnets) was one of the most stimulating, exciting & thought provoking things I’ve ever seen. Plus he seems like a hell of a nice guy – has a great sense of humour.
It’s an hour long, but well worth allocating the time to watch. [No embed available, unfortunately]
If you’re in a rush, here’s the key bit:
You’re very welcome. No need to thank me :)
It is, however, singularly awesome – took him 17 years to figure out, so appreciate it, damn it!