Episode 4: A Conversation with Jeff Dean

In this episode, Byron and Jeff talk about AGI, machine learning, and healthcare.

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Guest

Jeff Dean is a Google Senior Fellow, as well as the co-founder and leader of Google's deep learning and research team. He currently leads the Google Brain project.

Transcript

Byron Reese: Hello, this is Voices in AI brought to you by Gigaom. I am your host, Byron Reese. Today we welcome Jeff Dean onto the show. Jeff is a Google Senior Fellow and he leads the Google Brain project. His work probably touches my life, and maybe yours, about every hour of every day, so I can’t wait to begin the conversation. Welcome to the show Jeff. 

Jeff Dean: Hi Byron, this is Jeff Dean. How are you?

I’m really good, Jeff, thanks for taking the time to chat. You went to work for Google, I believe, in the second millennium. Is that true?

Yes, I did, in 1999.

So the company wasn’t even a year old at that time.