Tai-Danae Bradley: Where math meets language | 3b1b Podcast #5


Tai-Danae Bradley does research applying tools from physics to understanding language models, all under the broader umbrella of category theory. She is also the brilliant mind behind the blog

https://www.math3ma.com/
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Guide to Tai-Danae’s thesis:

Contents
0:00 – Intro
0:48 – Ad, Brilliant
2:08 – When did Tai-Danae know she wanted to study math?
13:52 – Why choose math over physics?
25:21 – What is Category Theory?
25:57 – Water Bottle Solo
40:15 – Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
46:54 – Academia vs Industry
52:06 – Blending AI with something
1:07:22 -Thesis Summary
1:27:39 – What should we be doing to ignite the math ‘spark’?

Edited by Ralph Crewe

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