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ABOUT THE FQXi PODCAST

The FQXi podcast brings you the latest ideas in foundational physics and cosmology—and includes interviews with our members and other leading scientists. It's hosted by Zeeya Merali and Brendan Foster. You can contact us at podcast@fqxi.org, and follow us on twitter: @FQXi. The podcast is produced by Zeeya, and music is provided by Baltimore-based Diefenbaker.
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Untangling how the human perception of cause-and-effect might arise from quantum physics, may help us understand the limits and the potential of AI.

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Physicists are using optogenetics techniques to make a rudimentary agent, from cellular components, which can convert measurements into actions using light.

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Investigating how quantum memory storage could aid machine learning and how quantum interactions with the environment may have played a role in evolution.



PODCAST
January 19, 2021

Complete Podcast
 
The FQXi December 29, 2020 Podcast features:
  • 2020: Year in Physics Review Part 1
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2020: Year in Physics Review Part 1
Beginning our countdown of the biggest stories in foundational physics and beyond, as chosen by quantum physicist Ian Durham.
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