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Eye On A.I.

Eye on A.I. tracks new developments in artificial intelligence research, hosted by longtime New York Times journalist Craig S. Smith. In each episode, Craig will discuss aspects of AI with some of the people making a difference in the space, putting incremental advances into a broader context. AI is about to change your world, so pay attention.

May 16, 2019

This week, I talk to Ken Church, a pioneer in Natural Language Processing, whose use of statistical models on part of speech tagging revolutionized the field and is what makes automatic dictation and machine translation so popular today. We talked about his early days at MIT, about explainable AI and about how the...

May 2, 2019

This week, I talk to Sergey Levine, one of the most prolific researchers in robot learning. We talked about developing a robot’s sense of touch and about robot dreams and whether he believes we know what’s happening in the field in Russia and China.