Andrew Ng Interviews Chris Manning on Developments in Natural Language Processing.
Todays HTC Seminar Series presentation is an interview conducted by Andrew Ng with Chris Manning, who is a professor of computer science and Linguistics at Stanford University. It's part of Andrew's Heroes of NLP video interview series.
Chris talks about the history of natural language processing (NLP). Then he dives into new developments in the modern era associated with deep learning systems.
He has some thoughts on the current bigger and bigger model trend (like GPT-3), and whether this approach might scale to more general artificial general intelligence (AGI).
He also has some advice for people looking to build careers in AI and NLP.