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How a Toronto professor’s research revolutionized artificial intelligence

April 20, 2015

Toronto Star | April 17, 2015

Three summers ago, at the age of 64, Geoffrey Hinton left his home in Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood to become an intern at Google. He received a propeller beanie stitched with the word “Noogler” and attended orientation sessions populated mostly by millennials, who seemed to regard him, in his words, as a “geriatric imbecile.” Read more …