Very good article. Until analysis is published on the computational limits of deep neural nets (like what Minsky and Papert rightly did for perceptrons), we can’t know what they can and cannot do. Until then, my breath in singing DL’s praises will remain bated.
One nit, Dr Marcus. Your link to the NY Times article on Siri/Cortana actually points to a post by Yann LeCun on Facebook’s Go work. Here’s the Times link: