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Lex Fridman Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Podcast, and Career

Lex Fridman Biography

A native of Moscow, Russia, Lex Fridman is a Russian-born American artificial intelligence researcher, computer scientist, and podcast host teaching and working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Lex Fridman Age

Fridman is 36 years old as of 2022. He was born on 15 August 1986 in Moscow, Russia. He celebrates his birthday on 15 August every year.

Lex Fridman Height

Fridman stands at a height of 5 Feet 9 Inches. His body weight is 78 kilograms

Lex Fridman Education

Fridman went to high school in the Chicago suburb of Naperville, Illinois, and graduated from Neuqua Valley High School in 2001. After completing high school, Lex Fridman went on to obtain a BS/MS degree in computer science from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2010 and completed his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the same university in 2014. His Ph.D. thesis, completed under the advisement of engineering educator Moshe Kam, sought to “investigate the problem of active authentication on desktop computers and mobile devices.”

Lex Fridman Family

Fridman was born and raised in Moscow, Russia by his loving and devoted parents. His mother is  Mrs. Fridman and his father is  Alexander Fridman. His siblings are not known to the public. We will update this section once the information is available.

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Lex Fridman Wife

Starting in 2018, the Lex Fridman Podcast (originally titled Artificial Intelligence Podcast) discusses “AI, science, technology, history, philosophy and the nature of intelligence, consciousness, love, and power”. The Artificial Intelligence Podcast was part of the MIT course 6.S099 of 2018 called Artificial general intelligence. The name was later changed to the Lex Fridman Podcast to give more freedom as to which subjects to discuss. Guests have included Elon Musk, Joe Rogan, Jack Dorsey, Ray Dalio, and Mark Zuckerberg. Fridman’s third interview with Elon Musk discussed Musk’s opinions on space exploration and cryptocurrency.

Lex Fridman Career

Fridman’s career started at Google, working on machine learning. Fridman is a research scientist and lecturer at MIT. His work at MIT involves research into human-centered artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicle research, deep learning, and personal robotics. In 2017, Fridman worked on computer vision, deep learning, and planning algorithms for semi-autonomous vehicles. Fridman’s work has been published in peer-reviewed journals.

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