AI Today Podcast #33: Interview with Prof. Alex Wissner-Gross — The Definition of Intelligence

How exactly do you define intelligence? Professor Alex Wissner-Gross, President and Chief Scientist at Gemedy and Fellow at Harvard Institute for Applied Computational Science has an answer. In this podcast, we interview Professor Wissner-Gross not only about his equation for defining intelligence, but also his thoughts that we need new challenges around data sets, as …

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AI Today Podcast #32: Interview with Siraj Raval – School of AI, YouTube Celeb

Understanding Artificial Intelligence (AI) and all its various details including Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning is not easy. So it’s always a great delight when someone like Siraj Raval can explain these concepts and work through them in a practical way on his YouTube channel, and his new School of AI. In this podcast, …

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AI Today Podcast #31: AI and Blockchain — Double the Hype or Double the Value?

One of the other trends making the news and getting lots of attention is Blockchain. Proponents of blockchain claim that it will have fundamental, ground-breaking impact on all industries, changing the way that we transact with one another. Blockchain will enable greater degrees of transparency, trust, and decentralized control where governments and companies can’t own …

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AI Today Podcast #30: Interview with MIT Professor Luis Perez-Breva — Contrary Perspectives on AI and ML

Every once in a while we have a podcast interview with someone that really makes us rethink some of the popular positions in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). This podcast’s interview with Luis Perez-Breva, faculty director of innovation teams at MIT’s School of Engineering and working with MIT Sloan School of Management, was one …

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AI Today Podcast #29: The First Autonomous Vehicle Fatality — Now What?

On Sunday, March 18, 2018, an autonomous Uber vehicle operating in autonomous mode struck and killed a pedestrian crossing the road — the first fatal autonomous vehicle accident on a public road to occur. We’ve now crossed the realm from the theoretical of what could happen in this scenario to the reality of the situation …

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AI Today Podcast #028: The AI-Enabled Future

Buckle your seatbelts. In this podcast, Cognilytica analysts Kathleen Walch and Ronald Schmelzer explain their vision for what the AI-Enabled Future looks like. Cognilytica believes that AI will impact all aspects of business, personal, and social life, and in this podcast, they explain the four major aspects in which AI will impact our every day …

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AI Today Podcast #027: AI in Music – Interview with Taryn Southern, YouTube Celeb and Musician

AI is impacting all industries and aspects of society, and music is no exception. In this AI Today podcast, we interview YouTube Celebrity, actress, and musician Taryn Southern who has released an album entirely produced and composed by AI called “I  AM AI”. We discuss the four (and maybe even five) tools that Taryn used …

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AI Today Podcast #026: Cognilytica Tested Voice Assistants, And You Might Be Surprised by the Results

Chatbots, er… maybe we really mean Conversational Interfaces… are becoming more and more ubiquitous and part of our every day business and consumer lives. There’s a wide variety of both text- and voice-based conversational interfaces and devices. But the ones we’re most familiar with are the voice-based ones that sit on our countertops and office …

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AI Today Podcast #025: Interview with Matt Gardner, St. Louis Blues (NHL Hockey Team) – Facebook Chatbot Fan engagement

In this podcast, we interview Matt Gardner who heads digital strategy for the St. Louis Blues professional hockey team (NHL). The St. Louis Blues have implemented an AI-powered Facebook Messenger bot tool to enhance the fan and spectator experience. Matt realized that fans  want to be engaged through social media moreso than websites and email. …

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AI Today Podcast #024: Interview with Ofer Ronen, Chatbase and Google Area 120

In this podcast, we are thrilled to interview Ofer Ronen, who is a general manager of Chatbase, which is a special project within the Google 120 internal project incubator. Chatbase is pioneering the space of chatbot analytics, and with the backing of Google it’s sure to be dominant in the market. In this podcast, we …

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