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AI Today Podcast #054: Anniversary Podcast: Does AI Still Matter?

9/12/2018
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Duration:00:24:07

AI Today Podcast #053: The Three Fallacies of AI — Interview with Martin Reddy, Pullstring

9/5/2018
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In recent years we have seen amazing advances in the field of conversational AI. Machine learning, and in particular deep learning, has been getting a lot of attention lately. But this is not always the best method when building conversational AI. In this podcast Cognilytica analysts interview Martin Reddy, Co-Founder and CTO at PullString. We discuss 3 fallacies related to AI, why machine learning isn’t always the best approach to solving conversations problems, and how PullString...

Duration:00:20:01

AI Today Podcast #052: AI on the Campus — Interview with John Rome, Arizona State University

8/29/2018
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Arizona State University (ASU) is trying something very interesting: in addition to giving their incoming students the usual handbooks and orientation materials, they’re also giving some of them an Amazon Alexa device preloaded with ASU-specific skills. The results of this test are quite remarkable and might suggest that voice assistants could be the future of providing knowledge and interaction to users. Read More ...

Duration:00:18:14

AI Today Podcast #051: Bringing AI to Lego — Interview with James Poulter

8/22/2018
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is making inroads into a wide range of industries, and there’s no exception even within the world of kid’s play. In this podcast, Cognilytica analysts Kathleen Walch and Ronald Schmelzer interview James Poulter, Head of Emerging Platforms and Partnerships at Lego. He explains how Lego is adopting AI in a wide range of ways including with its Alexa voice assistant skills and additional insights into adding elements of AI to the various Lego platforms, including...

Duration:00:24:41

AI Today Podcast #050: Enhancing Experiences with AI – Interview with Tom Edwards, Epsilon Agency

8/15/2018
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AI and cognitive technologies are enhancing many different industries and providing significant ROI for early adopters. However, AI is also providing benefit in improving our various experiences in life. In this podcast, Cognilytica analysts Kathleen Walch and Ronald Schmelzer interview Tom Edwards, Chief Digital & Innovation Officer at Epsilon Agency, who shares insights into how AI is impacting marketing, customer experience, and more. Read More ...

Duration:00:16:41

AI Today Podcast #049: Surprising Results from the Cognilytica Voice Assistant Benchmark

8/8/2018
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On July 31, 2018 Cognilytica released the latest iteration of the Cognilytica Voice Assistant Benchmark. Conversational interface-based devices are quickly taking off with devices and technology such as Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Apple Siri, Microsoft Cortana, and an increasing number of new entrants into the space. Cognilytica calls these devices “voice assistants”, rather than the less-useful term “smart speakers”. Read More ...

Duration:00:29:41

AI Today Podcast #48: Pseudo AI – Faking it Till You Make it in AI

8/1/2018
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With the rise in popularity of AI has come the inevitable wave of those looking to take advantage of its popularity. Startups are beginning to realize that simply saying they have “AI” capabilities leads to increased valuations, greater attention, and more possibilities. But people are starting to get wise and it’s already starting to catch up with these firms. Read More ...

Duration:00:19:37

AI Today Podcast #47: AI in Customer Service — AI Use Case Series

7/25/2018
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Artificial Intelligence is allowing companies to improve customer service in ways not possible before. Chatbots allow companies to have an always-on agent that can be integrated into customer support service teams to answer questions or help provide more relevant products and services based on customer preferences. AI enabled systems can help handle complicated, multi-step transactions that are often error-prone such as loan application or student applications or real estate. Read More ...

Duration:00:14:58

AI Today Podcast #46: AI in the Back Office — AI Use Case Series

7/18/2018
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If you’re ever worked in an office you know that there is much to be improved with back office processes. It’s often discussed how AI can help the front office, but it’s doing just as much to improve back office operations as well. AI can be a smart, augmented assistant that can help enhance data, provide research, and collect valuable information. Read More ...

Duration:00:17:34

AI Today Podcast #45: AI and Blockchain in Government: Interview with Jose Arrieta, US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)

7/11/2018
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Many governments worldwide are looking at using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other cognitive technologies as part of making their operations more efficient, better serving their citizens, and increasing the range of ways they can meet their missions. In this podcast, Cognilytica analysts Kathleen Walch and Ronald Schmelzer interview Jose Arrieta, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisitions at the United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) who is working to...

Duration:00:30:11

AI Today Podcast #44: AI in the Banking Industry: Interview with Casey Royer, USAA

7/4/2018
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AI is seeing increasing adoption across a wide range of industries, and banking is no exception. Founded in 1922, USAA is a Texas-based Fortune 500 diversified financial services company offering banking, investing, and insurance to people and families who serve, or served, in the United States military, with over 12.4 million members. As a result of their broadly geographically distributed customer base and needs for in-person as well as online and mobile offerings, the company has...

Duration:00:16:10

AI Today Podcast #43: A VC’s Perspective on AI: Interview with Doba Parushev, Edison Partners

6/27/2018
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In this week’s episode of the AI Today podcast we interview Doba Parushev, Senior Associate at Edison Partners. It’s no secret that companies with an AI focus has been receiving lots of funding these days and Edison Partners is a very active VC firm in the AI industry. It’s always interesting to get VCs perspectives on the market and how new technologies are trending. Read More ...

Duration:00:24:07

AI Today Podcast #42: AI in the Digital Mine: Interview with Antoine Desmet, Komatsu

6/20/2018
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In this week’s episode of the AI Today podcast we interview Antoine Desmet, Analytics Manager… The post AI Today Podcast #42: AI in the Digital Mine: Interview with Antoine Desmet, Komatsu appeared first on Cognilytica.

Duration:00:27:33

AI Today Podcast #41: Appian’s Low-code AI Environment: Interview with Jorge Sanchez

6/13/2018
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In this week’s episode of the AI Today podcast we interview Jorge Sanchez, Director of Product Strategy at Appian. It seems that everyone these days is taking notice of AI. We discuss how AI is transforming modern enterprises and how low-code platforms like Appian can help reduce the dependency on highly technical staff to build applications and greatly ... Read moreAI Today Podcast #41: Appian’s Low-code AI Environment: Interview with Jorge Sanchez The post AI Today Podcast #41:...

Duration:00:19:15

AI Today Podcast #40: Interview with Oliver Mitchell, Autonomy Ventures

6/6/2018
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In this week’s episode of the AI Today podcast we interview Oliver Mitchell who is a Founding Partner of Autonomy Ventures and syndicated writer and host of local tech events in NYC. As a seasoned professional who has been involved in tech for 20+ years, Oliver shares insights into the future of the AI industry, ... Read moreAI Today Podcast #40: Interview with Oliver Mitchell, Autonomy Ventures The post AI Today Podcast #40: Interview with Oliver Mitchell, Autonomy Ventures appeared...

Duration:00:33:31

AI Today Podcast #39: Interview with Michael Hayes, Government Affairs @ Consumer Technology Association (CTA)

5/30/2018
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Artificial Intelligence is on most everyone’s radar these days. And it’s no different with governments as well. In this podcast we interview Michael Hayes, Senior Manager of Government Affairs at the Consumer Technology Association (CTA.) We discuss laws and regulations surrounding AI, why it’s important to create workable definitions now for various terms related to ... Read moreAI Today Podcast #39: Interview with Michael Hayes, Government Affairs @ Consumer Technology Association...

Duration:00:18:06

AI Today Podcast #38: Interview with Dragos Margineantu, Boeing

5/23/2018
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The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere and in all industries. In this podcast, we interview long-time AI researcher and thought leader Dragos Margineantu of Boeing, who shares with us how Boeing is using AI and Machine Learning (ML) for its operations, manufacturing, supply chain, and Internet of Things (IoT) interactions and some thoughts ... Read moreAI Today Podcast #38: Interview with Dragos Margineantu, Boeing The post AI Today Podcast #38: Interview with Dragos...

Duration:00:34:41

AI Today Podcast #37: Life with Level 5 Autonomous Vehicles

5/16/2018
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Ever wonder how fully autonomous vehicles at Level 5 on the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) classification will impact your life? How will the way you live, work, interact socially, and care for the needy, disabled and elderly change when vehicles that can drive themselves safely from point to point and be beckoned at any ... Read moreAI Today Podcast #37: Life with Level 5 Autonomous Vehicles The post AI Today Podcast #37: Life with Level 5 Autonomous Vehicles appeared first on...

Duration:00:30:35

AI Today Podcast #36: Interview with Jim Adler, Toyota AI Ventures

5/9/2018
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Companies of all sorts are increasing their investment in AI. Toyota has a wide range of applications of AI, so it’s no surprise that they are interested in helping to spur further growth in the industry by investing in early stage startups that are focused on AI and Machine Learning technology. In this podcast, we ... Read moreAI Today Podcast #36: Interview with Jim Adler, Toyota AI Ventures The post AI Today Podcast #36: Interview with Jim Adler, Toyota AI Ventures appeared first on...

Duration:00:20:37

AI Today Podcast #35: Interview with Tom Davenport, Babson College, MIT, and Deloitte — Augmented Intelligence, GDPR, Data Science, and More

5/2/2018
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In this wide ranging podcast, hear from Professor Tom Davenport, Distinguished Professor at Babson College, fellow of MIT initiative on digital economy, and senior advisor to Deloitte’s Analytics & AI practice. Tom Davenport recently wrote a piece for the Harvard Business Review on “Artificial Intelligence for the Real World”, as well as the widely promoted ... Read moreAI Today Podcast #35: Interview with Tom Davenport, Babson College, MIT, and Deloitte — Augmented Intelligence, GDPR,...

Duration:00:23:45