Aaron Roth Interview – Differential Privacy Theory & Practice

In the first episode of our Differential Privacy series, I’m joined by Aaron Roth, associate professor of computer science and information science at the University of Pennsylvania. Aaron is first and foremost a theoretician, and our conversation starts with him helping us understand the context…

Marco Cuturi Interview – Optimal Transport and Machine Learning

In this episode, i’m joined by Marco Cuturi, professor of statistics at Université Paris-Saclay. Marco and I spent some time discussing his work on Optimal Transport Theory at NIPS last year. In our discussion, Marco explains Optimal Transport, which provides a way for us to…

Kiran Vajapey Interview – Collecting and Annotating Data for AI

In this episode, I’m joined by Kiran Vajapey, a human-computer interaction developer at Figure Eight. In this interview, Kiran shares some of what he’s has learned through his work developing applications for data collection and annotation at Figure Eight and earlier in his career. We…

Christopher Lum Interview – Autonomous Aerial Guidance, Navigation and Control Systems

Ok, In this episode, I’m joined by Christopher Lum, Research Assistant Professor in the University of Washington’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Chris also co-heads the University’s Autonomous Flight Systems Lab, where he and his students are working on the guidance, navigation, and control of…

Trust in AI – TWiML Online Meetup – April 2018

**SUBSCRIBE AND TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS** **twimlai.com** This video is a recap of our April 2018 TWiML Online Meetup. In this month’s community segment we chatted about explainability, Carlos Guestrin’s LIME paper, Europe’s attempt to ban “untrustworthy” AI systems and finally, Community member Nicolas Teague (@Nic_T)…

Missy Cummings Interview – Infrastructure for Autonomous Vehicles

In this episode, I’m joined by Missy Cummings, head of Duke University’s Humans and Autonomy Lab and professor in the department of mechanical engineering. In addition to being an accomplished researcher, Missy also became one of the first female fighter pilots in the US Navy…

Rob Walker Interview – Hyper-Personalizing the Customer Experience w/ AI

In this episode, we’re joined by Rob Walker, Vice President of decision management and analytics at Pegasystems, a leading provider of software for customer engagement and operational excellence. Rob and I discuss what’s required for enterprises to fully realize the vision of providing a hyper-personalized…

David Rosenberg Interview – Information Extraction from Natural Document Formats

In this episode, I’m joined by David Rosenberg, data scientist in the office of the CTO at financial publisher Bloomberg, to discuss his work on “Extracting Data from Tables and Charts in Natural Document Formats.” Bloomberg is dealing with tons of financial and company data…

Rob Munro Interview – Human-in-the-Loop AI for Emergency Response & More

In this episode, I chat with Rob Munro, CTO of the newly branded Figure Eight, formerly known as CrowdFlower. Figure Eight’s Human-in-the-Loop AI platform supports data science & machine learning teams working on autonomous vehicles, consumer product identification, natural language processing, search relevance, intelligent chatbots,…

Jeff Dean Interview – Systems and Software for Machine Learning at Scale

In this episode I’m joined by Jeff Dean, Google Senior Fellow and head of the company’s deep learning research team Google Brain, who I had a chance to sit down with last week at the Googleplex in Mountain View. As you’ll hear, I was very…