Geoff Hinton on importance of university research—“One worry is that the most fertile source of genuinely new ideas is graduate students being well advised in a university. They have the freedom to come up with genuinely new ideas—we need to preserve that”
Hinton’s advice for new researchers: question the basic assumptions. Think of radically new ideas and follow your intuition about what people are doing wrong. Cast a wider net, since the way we are currently doing things are probably far from the best way.
Meet. Talk. Repeat. In a new interview, Geoffrey Hinton pays tribute to CIFAR's defining strength: enabling great researchers to meet, share ideas and work toward the creation of leading-edge advances.
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