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Welcome to AI For You, a podcast hosted by A.I. For Anyone, a non-profit dedicated to helping anyone learn about artificial intelligence. How can we play a part in shaping our future with AI? AI For You will dive into its impact in our communities, where AI stands today, and most importantly, we’ll equip you with the tools and understanding to think about your relationship with AI. Listen to conversations with experts, news updates, and more as we get to know AI as a friend that’s here to stay. Subscribe and connect with the A.I. For Anyone community at aiforanyone.org/

Welcome to AI For You, a podcast hosted by A.I. For Anyone, a non-profit dedicated to helping anyone learn about artificial intelligence. How can we play a part in shaping our future with AI? AI For You will dive into its impact in our communities, where AI stands today, and most importantly, we’ll equip you with the tools and understanding to think about your relationship with AI. Listen to conversations with experts, news updates, and more as we get to know AI as a friend that’s here to stay. Subscribe and connect with the A.I. For Anyone community at aiforanyone.org/

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Welcome to AI For You, a podcast hosted by A.I. For Anyone, a non-profit dedicated to helping anyone learn about artificial intelligence. How can we play a part in shaping our future with AI? AI For You will dive into its impact in our communities, where AI stands today, and most importantly, we’ll equip you with the tools and understanding to think about your relationship with AI. Listen to conversations with experts, news updates, and more as we get to know AI as a friend that’s here to stay. Subscribe and connect with the A.I. For Anyone community at aiforanyone.org/

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@aiforanyone

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English


Episodes

Facial Recognition: Where do we go from here?

6/24/2021
Where do we go from here? Today we dive into how to address the harm that comes from facial recognition technology, by asking lots of different experts from our past episodes. They talk about current regulations and systems of power surrounding the technology. Subscribe for episodes every other Thursday! — Guests: Darren Byler, Jameson Spivack, Ella Jakubowska, Vic Harkness, and Hellen Wu — Darren Byler is an Anthropologist and incoming professor at Simon Fraser University who focuses on...

Duration:00:33:00

Facial Recognition: What if it hurts more than it helps?

6/10/2021
What if facial recognition causes more harm than help? We dive into the bias embedded in facial recognition technology itself and the bias in the use of these tools by law enforcement and the government through stories, conversations, and lots of research. Subscribe for episodes every other Thursday! — Guests: Darren Byler, Jameson Spivack, and Ella Jakubowska — Darren Byler is an Anthropologist and incoming professor at Simon Fraser University who focuses on Uyghur dispossession,...

Duration:00:32:04

Facial Recognition: From Bathrooms to Clearview AI to Jaywalking Cams

5/27/2021
How can a camera and a few lines of code identify who we are? On the show, we dive into facial recognition, how it works (neural networks and all that jazz), and how/why it's being used in the US and China, especially by the government and police. Subscribe for episodes every other Thursday! — Guests: Vic Harkness, Sargeant Jason Webb, Hellen Wu— Vic Harkness is a security researcher at F-Secure, based in the South of England. (LinkedIn / Twitter) Sargeant Jason Webb is an intelligence...

Duration:00:23:33

Why you should care about GPT-3

5/20/2021
GPT-3 is a language model — a tool that is impressively generates synthetic text when given something to start with. We talk with Zack from Copy AI and Akshay from Georgian about how they currently use GPT-3 at work, what it's good at, and what we should watch out for. Subscribe for episodes every other Thursday! — Guests: Zack Lee and Akshay Budhkar — Zack Lee is currently the lead AI engineer at Copy AI where he manages how GPT-3 powers their product. He's interested in deep learning...

Duration:00:20:26

AI For You is Back!

5/6/2021
Welcome back to AI For You, a podcast hosted by AI for Anyone — a non-profit dedicated to helping anyone learn about artificial intelligence. Season 2 is all about the deep dives. This season, we're focusing on the intersection of AI with other fields. You'll hear from us on exciting topics like Facial Recognition, GPT-3, Education, and Music - just to name a few. We dive into how AI impacts our communities, where AI is currently at, and we give you the tools to think about your...

Duration:00:03:14

Viewing AI Through a Holistic Lens (with Abhishek Mathur)

10/2/2020
Abhishek Mathur highlights how critical it is to approach the field of AI with a holistic lens - in the training data, the applications, and the team behind it. He also discusses the increasing need for AI ethicists, his transition from consulting into product, and the varying skillsets and roles needed in the AI industry that expand beyond technical development. Subscribe for episodes every other Thursday! — Guest: Abhishek Mathur — Abhishek is a product management leader, an artificial...

Duration:00:56:44

The Human Element of AI (with Henry Zhang)

9/21/2020
Henry Zhang joins Mac in conversations about his past AI-related projects throughout his undergraduate career which includes the human element in AI and how AI is used as a safety mechanism on YouTube. As a recent grad, Henry also shares how he found his way into the AI space, and how you can find yours. Subscribe for episodes every other Thursday! — Guest: Henry Zhang — With a degree in robotics engineering, Henry pursued AI internships at Google and Bloomberg, as well as research...

Duration:00:54:35

Intro to Artificial Intelligence (with A.I. For Anyone)

9/3/2020
We’ve heard from experts and industry leaders about how computer vision is applied to self-driving cars and the implications of bias in AI. But let's go back to the basics first. For a foundation to artificial intelligence, we take inspiration from our successful Intro to AI workshop with the Mark Cuban Foundation to bring you this bonus episode today. Subscribe for episodes every other Thursday! We’ll be back with interviews next time! — Links — Learn AI in 60 Minutes | An introduction...

Duration:00:06:07

How to Manage the Powerful Risk of AI (with Liz O’Sullivan)

8/21/2020
What would you do if your company crossed ethical lines? Liz O’Sullivan tells her transformational moment of speaking up for the need for human oversight that has pushed her work to focus on fairness and transparency in AI today and tomorrow. Among a deep discussion of the implications of bias, the importance of transparency, and the responsibility of the individual, they highlight how our pursuits of innovation can and should thrive but only in a way that doesn’t put our planet at...

Duration:01:08:01

Backing Up to Machine Learning Basics (with Matt Barnes)

7/30/2020
What’s the relationship between robotics and machine learning? Pulling from an impressive set of projects, Matt first helps us understand a few basics in this field including reinforcement learning and computer vision. Matt shares about his PhD project that helped combat human trafficking, sheds some light around the "what ifs" around self-driving cars, and how mechanical engineering led him to machine learning. Subscribe for episodes to unravel the potential of AI every other Thursday! —...

Duration:00:37:03

Becoming Limitless with AI and Mentorship (with Sidney Madison Prescott)

7/22/2020
“To achieve true diversity within the technology sector, we need to fundamentally change what it means to be a technologist.” Sidney Madison Prescott grounds us to better understand who we’re missing in our current picture, the importance of mentors who can help you position your value, and how firms should approach implementing cognitive automation. Subscribe for episodes to unravel the potential of AI every other Thursday! — Guest: Sidney Madison Prescott — Sidney Madison Prescott is a...

Duration:01:02:49

Becoming Limitless with AI and Mentorship (with Sidney Madison Prescott)

7/19/2020
“To achieve true diversity within the technology sector, we need to fundamentally change what it means to be a technologist.” Sidney Madison Prescott grounds us to better understand who we’re missing in our current picture, the importance of mentors who can help you position your value, and how firms should approach implementing cognitive automation. Subscribe for episodes to unravel the potential of AI every other Thursday! — Guest: Sidney Madison Prescott — Sidney Madison Prescott is a...

Duration:01:02:53

Out of Sight, AI in Mind (with Hod Lipson)

7/2/2020
The ultimate engineering challenge - to build a machine that can build something else, that is what Professor Hod Lipson is after. He describes roboticists as reincarnations of ancient alchemists who are working to breathe life into matter, exploring self-awareness, and participating in a quest to understand what it means to be human. AI For You is now on your favourite podcast app including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and more! Subscribe for episodes to continue sailing West...

Duration:00:55:08

Introducing: AI For You

6/18/2020
Welcome to AI For You, a podcast hosted by A.I. for Anyone, a non-profit dedicated to helping you learn about AI. 2020 has been a big year for us from online webinars to launching this podcast! We’re always looking for ways to share the latest and greatest from the world of AI in a way that’s easy to understand and follow. Tune in as we explore the boundless reach of AI, how society is adapting - and resisting, and what your role could be in an increasingly automated world. Subscribe for...

Duration:00:04:50