Luke Dormehl - Machine Learning, Science Fiction, and Typewriters

In this episode, I visit Luke Dormehl in Bristol!. We talk about Artificial Intelligence as a term, machine learning algorithms, AI in popular culture, and the outspoken celebrities in AI such as Elon Musk and Bill Gates.

Luke Dormehl is a freelance journalist, author and public speaker, based in the UK. He writes primarily on the subject of technology, particularly emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, VR and 3D printing. Luke has written for Digital Trends, Fast Company, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, Wired, Politico, Huffington Post, Empire.

Two of Luke's most recent books are 'Thinking Machine' and 'The Formula'. They have been reviewed in places like the New York Times, Kirkus Review of Books, Forbes, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, as well as cited in Yuval Noah Harari's excellent Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow. Thinking machines was also praised by Ray Kurzweil in NYT.