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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 …