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Dec 3, 2016

My guest this time is Francisco Webber, founder and General Manager of artificial intelligence startup Cortical.io. Francisco presented at the O’Reilly AI conference on an approach to natural language understanding based on semantic representations of speech. His talk was called “AI is not a matter of strength but...


Nov 8, 2016

My guest this time is Pascale Fung, professor of electrical & computer engineering at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Pascale delivered a presentation at the recent O'Reilly AI conference titled "How to make robots empathetic to human feelings in real time," and I caught up with her after her talk...


Oct 23, 2016

My guest this time is Diogo Almeida, senior data scientist at healthcare startup Enlitic. Diogo and I met at the O'Reilly AI conference, where he delivered a great presentation on in-the-trenches deep learning titled “Deep Learning: Modular in theory, inflexible in practice,” which we discuss in this interview....


Oct 9, 2016

My guest this time is Carlos Guestrin, the Amazon professor of Machine Learning at the University of Washington. Carlos and I recorded this podcast at a conference, shortly after Apple's acquisition of his company Turi. Our focus for this podcast is the explainability of machine learning algorithms. In particular,...


Sep 29, 2016

My guest this time is Angie Hugeback, who is principal data scientist at Spare5. Spare5 helps customers generate the high-quality labeled training datasets that are so crucial to developing accurate machine learning models. In this show, Angie and I cover a ton of the real-world practicalities of generating training...