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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 15, 2019

This week I enter the ‘smelliverse,’ the dimension of odors, with Alexei Koulakov, a professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Alexei uses machine learning to explore the least understood of our senses: the sense of smell. He’s working to unlock the mechanism by which we perceive odors and to classify millions of volatile molecules by their smell.