Category: Artificial Intelligence

This Week in AI (03/31/2023)

The AI update for March 31st, 2023 features Elon Musk and others calling for a 6-month moratorium on AI research, Eliezer Yudkowsky saying that it's not nearly enough, and an avalanche of responses on both sides of the issue.

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This Week in AI (03/24/2023)

The AI update for March 24th, 2023 features Replit's Ghostwriter writing directly to files, picking out heterodox opinions in interviews, building AI assistants, and general intelligence research.

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Ep. 127: Powering the space economy with AI and an interplanetary internet | Chris Mattmann

Chris Mattmann is the Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, as well as the Division Manager of the AI, Analytics, and Innovative Development Organization in the Information Technology and Solutions Directorate. He works on ensuring that cutting-edge technologies support NASA’s science missions.

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Ep. 125: Revolutionizing education with knowledge avatars | Emiliano De Laurentiis

Emiliano De Laurentiis has spent decades trying to bring advanced technological tools to education. Here, he talks to us about using large language models to build 'knowledge avatars'.

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Ep. 123: Is ChatGPT going to take all the jobs? | Trent Fowler & Thomas Frey

Trent Fowler and Thomas Frey do a solo episode discussing the rise of new AI tools like ChatGPT--and what they'll mean for the future of work.

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Ep. 117: Artificial intelligence, digital twins, and China | Handel Jones

Handel Jones has over 50 years of experience in the electronics industry and has led International Business Strategies (IBS Inc.) for over 30 years. IBS supports government organizations and major corporations in the United States, Europe, and China by helping to predict market trends and devise strategies.

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Ep. 113: What's the state of artificial intelligence (and should we be afraid?) | Steve Kommrusch

Before receiving his PhD in 2022, Steve Kommrusch earned over 30 patents in the field of computer hardware design working on silicon chips for computer graphics, high-performance compute, and power-efficient CPUs at Hewlett-Packard and AMD. Steve’s PhD work focused on using sequence-to-sequence models for machine learning applied to computer-aided programming.

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Ep. 108: Are we close to a technological singularity? | Trent Fowler

Trent Fowler is a machine learning engineer, author, and futurist. He recently appeared on a the "Cutting Edge" podcast to discuss the singularity.

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Ep. 98: How humans came to see (and shape) the future. | Byron Reese

Whether it's pondering the mysteries of life while watching a sunrise or reasoning in great detail about how a new technology will change the world, there is something unique about the human capacity to imagine the future. Byron Reese has just written a book exploring where this capacity come from and what it means.

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