Let’s Talk AI

Weekly AI news discussion and interviews with AI researchers, letting you know what’s actually on going with AI and what is just clickbait headlines.

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Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week: When AI Sees a Man, It Thinks ‘Official.’ A Woman? ‘Smile’ AI research finds a ‘compute divide’ concent...
November 25, 2020
Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week: AI is wrestling with a replication crisis The US Government Will Pay Doctors to Use These AI Algorithms ...
November 18, 2020
Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week: AI pioneer Geoff Hinton: “Deep learning is going to be able to do everything” Walmart Scraps Plan to Have...
November 12, 2020
An interview with Tom Henighan, a member of the technical staff at OpenAI working on the safety team, about the recent paper “Scaling Laws for Autoregressive Generative Modeling” that he co-authored ...
November 7, 2020
NOTE: audio for andrey is a bit rough this week, sorry! Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week: The “Godfather of AI” Just Trashed GPT-3 AI agree...
November 4, 2020
Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week Automating Image Abuse: deepfake bots on Telegram, Activists Turn Facial Recognition Tools Against the Police...
October 28, 2020
An interview with Daniel Leufer and Alexa Steinbrück about their project AIMyths.org. Subscribe: RSS | iTunes | Spotify | YouTube Check out coverage of similar topics at www.skynettoday.com Theme: D...
October 25, 2020
Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week Microsoft and partners aim to shrink the ‘data desert’ limiting accessible AI, Access Now resigns from Partnersh...
October 21, 2020
An interview with Jack Clark and Raymond Perrault about their recent paper Measurement in AI Policy: Opportunities and Challenges. Subscribe: RSS | iTunes | Spotify | YouTube Check out coverage of s...
October 19, 2020
Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week A GPT-3 bot posted comments on Reddit for a week and no one noticed , Live facial recognition is tracking kids s...
October 14, 2020
An interview with Professor Matt Beane about his recent paper Working With Robots in a Post-Pandemic World, co-authored with Professor Erik Brynjolfsson. Subscribe: RSS | iTunes | Spotify | YouTube C...
October 9, 2020
Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week  How an AI tool for fighting hospital deaths actually worked in the real world, ExamSoft’s remote bar exams spar...
October 7, 2020
Courtesy of our regular host Sharon, an except from the event celebrating a new course on GANs she teaches. See the full event here: https://youtu.be/9d4jmPmTWmc "To celebrate the launch of GANs Speci...
October 3, 2020
Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week Twitter and Zoom’s algorithmic bias issues, Despite past denials, LAPD has used facial recognition software 30,0...
September 30, 2020
Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week Face mask recognition has arrived - for better or worse, Google claims its AI is becoming better at recognizing ...
September 23, 2020
An interview with Professors Jong Hyun Chung and Yong Suk Lee about their recent paper The Evolving Impact of Robots on Jobs. Subscribe: RSS | iTunes | Spotify | YouTube Check out coverage of simila...
September 19, 2020
  Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week Hope Returns to the Machine Learning Universe, California Utilities Hope Drones, AI Will Lower Risk of Future ...
September 16, 2020
Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week AI researchers use heartbeat detection to identify deepfake videos, This know-it-all AI learns by reading the ent...
September 10, 2020
Our latest episode with a summary and discussion of last week's big AI news! This week "Hulu deepfaked its new ad. It won’t be the last.", "Memers are making deepfakes, and things are getting weird" ,...
September 4, 2020
An interview with Professor Paul Brewer and PhD Students James Bingaman and Ashely Paintsil about their new survey paper "Media Messages and U.S. Public Opinion about Artificial Intelligence" about w...
September 2, 2020
An interview with Professors Julian Togelius and Sebastian Risi about their new survey paper "Increasing generality in machine learning through procedural content generation", their work at modl.ai, ...
August 29, 2020
Our latest roundup of last week's big AI news! Plus, Stanford AI Lab PhDs Andrey Kurenkov and Sharon Zhou discuss the news and offer their thoughts. We are trying out this combination of formats for t...
August 26, 2020
Stanford AI Lab PhDs Andrey Kurenkov and Sharon Zhou discuss this week's major AI news stories. Please fill out the listener survey: bit.ly/ltasurvey Check out all the stories discussed here and more ...
August 22, 2020
An interview with Stanford AI Lab PhDs Abigal See and Ashwin Paranjape about their involvement with the Alexa Prize Challenge and what it took to enable their chatbot Chirpy Cardinal to take second p...
August 20, 2020
Our thirteenth audio roundup of last week's noteworthy AI news! This week, we look at the ICE/Clearview AI contract, the growth of race detection software, and how AI is being used to assign students ...
August 16, 2020

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