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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.

Aug 10, 2022

Jacki Morie, a senior XPRIZE advisor, talks about the ANA Avatar XPRIZE, a competition focused on creating a physical avatar system that will seamlessly transport human skills and experience to distant locations. The four-year competition is in its final stretch.


Jul 28, 2022

Aaron Patzer, founder of the personal finance app MINT and more recently founder of the AI-based healthcare company Vital, talks about keeping customer data private and the promise, giving emergency room patients information with AI and finding friendly solutions to anxiety-producing problems.


Jul 15, 2022

Rohit Prasad, Amazon's Senior Vice President and Head Scientist for Alexa, speaks about the development of conversational AI and virtual assistants and the merging of IoT sensor data into ambient intelligence - AI that is always present and immediately accessible.


Jun 23, 2022

Ken Washington, who leads Amazon's consumer robotics team, talks about the company's compact wheeled robot called Astro. Ken talked about Astro's evolution, it's popular and possible use cases, and what might be in store in the future. 

 

 


Jun 9, 2022

Almammon Rasool Abdali, a machine-learning engineer and PhD student in Baghdad, is one of the more prominent members of Iraq's small but growing deep learning community. We talked about his work, which involves vision systems to detect violence, and about the state of artificial intelligence research and teaching in...