Anticipating Superintelligence with Nick Bostrom – TWiML Talk #181

In this episode, we’re joined by Nick Bostrom, professor in the faculty of philosophy at the University of Oxford, where he also heads the Future of Humanity Institute, a multidisciplinary institute focused on answering big-picture questions for humanity with regards to AI safety and ethics….

Biological Particle Identification and Tracking with Jay Newby – TWiML Talk #179

In today’s episode we’re joined by Jay Newby, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta. Jay joins us to discuss his work applying deep learning to biology, including his paper “Deep neural networks automate detection for tracking…

Race to Develop AI is One Between Chinese Authoritarianism and US Democracy

By Thomas C. Linn, a U.S. Naval War College professor, a U.S. Army War College instructor “In two years, China will be ahead of the United States in AI (artificial intelligence),” states Denis Barrier, CEO of global venture firm Cathay Innovation. Others say the same. If…

Dynamic Visual Localization and Segmentation with Laura Leal-Taixé -TWiML Talk #168

In this episode I’m joined by Laura Leal-Taixé, Professor at the Technical University of Munich where she leads the Dynamic Vision and Learning Group, and 2017 recipient of prestigious Sofja Kovalevskaja Award. In our conversation, we discuss several of her recent projects including work on…

Nathan Kutz Interview – Machine Learning to Discover Physics and Engineering Principles

In this episode, I’m joined by Nathan Kutz, Professor of applied mathematics, electrical engineering and physics at the University of Washington. Nathan and I met a few months ago at the Prepare.AI conference in St. Louis where he gave a talk on “Machine Learning to…

Mission of Creative Destruction Lab Founder is to Create a Canadian AI Ecosystem – AI Trends

Dr. Ajay Agrawal is the Peter Munk Professor of Entrepreneurship, Professor of Strategic Management, and founder of the Creative Destruction Lab at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. Describe what happens at the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL). The CDL is a seed-stage program for massively scalable…

Song Han Interview – Deep Gradient Compression for Distributed Training

On today’s show I chat with Song Han, assistant professor in MIT’s EECS department, about his research on Deep Gradient Compression. In our conversation, we explore the challenge of distributed training for deep neural networks and the idea of compressing the gradient exchange to allow…

Anima Anandkumar Interview – Tensor Operations for Machine Learning

In this episode of our TrainAI series, I sit down with Anima Anandkumar, Bren Professor at Caltech and Principal Scientist with Amazon Web Services. Anima joined me to discuss the research coming out of her “Tensorlab” at CalTech. In our conversation, we review the application…

David Van Valen Interview – Deep Learning for Live-Cell Imaging

In today’s show, I sit down with David Van Valen, assistant professor of Bioengineering & Biology at Caltech. David joined me after his talk at the Figure Eight TrainAI conference to chat about his research using image recognition and segmentation techniques in biological settings. In…

Machine Learning Discussion With Prof. Daphne Koller & Prof. Yoshua Bengio – YouTube

May 2nd, 2018Daphne Koller is an Israeli-American Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Stanford University and a MacArthur Fellowship recipient. She is also one of the founders of Coursera, an online education platform. Yoshua Bengio is a Canadian computer scientist, most noted for…