Woodstock Roundtable 12/5/21

Woodstock Roundtable 12/5/21

Welcome to the Woodstock Roundtable. Conversational Improv with Host Doug Grunther, Woodstock Round Table Poet Laureate Victoria Sullivan, and Radio Woodstock Weekend Warrior Ron Van Warmer. Among Subjects for Conversation: Science or Science Fiction? A computer program, Alpha Go, uses a strategy called “reinforcement learning” which teaches ITSELF without human intervention. one of its creators says it will soon figure out the nature of human Intelligence. We’ll discuss the article: What Alpha Go Can Teach Us about How People Learn. We’ll have jazz from the Sultan of Sonic Soul Gus Mancini. And we’ll talk to legendary Woodstock rock and roll photographer Elliott Landy about his collection of Janis Joplin photos.