Episode 112 – A Conversation with David Weinberger

Byron speaks with fellow author and technologist David Weinberger about the nature of intelligence artificial, and otherwise. Byron speaks with fellow author and technologist David Weinberger about the nature of intelligence artificial, and otherwise. Guest David Weinberger, Ph.D. explores the effect of the technology on ideas in his books, classes, and talks. He is a senior researcher at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and was co-director of …

Episode 111 – A Conversation with Robert Brooker

Byron Reese discusses the nature of intelligence and Artificial Intelligence within the industrial internet with Robert Booker of Win-911. Byron Reese discusses the nature of intelligence and Artificial Intelligence within the industrial internet with Robert Booker of Win-911. Guest Robert Brooker is the Chairman of WIN-911, a technology company and part of the ‘industrial internet’ with offices in Austin, Texas, Mexico, Asia, and Europe. He holds an undergraduate degree in …

Episode 110 – A Conversation with Didem Un Ates

Byron speaks with Didem Un Ates, the Senior Director of AI customer and partner engagement for Microsoft about Artificial Intelligence. Byron speaks with Didem Un Ates, the Senior Director of AI customer and partner engagement for Microsoft about Artificial Intelligence. Guest Following her Electrical Engineering and Management studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Didem started her career with management consulting at CapGemini and Motorola. After graduating from Columbia Business School …

Episode 109: A Conversation with Frank Holland

Byron speaks with Frank Holland about the nature of intelligence and the ways in which we define, cultivate and attempt to mimic it. Byron speaks with Frank Holland about the nature of intelligence and the ways in which we define, cultivate and attempt to mimic it. Guest Frank Holland joins Apttus as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He previously served as Corporate Vice President at Microsoft, where he built and …

Episode 108: A Conversation with Kirk Borne

Byron and Kirk Borne discuss the intersection between human nature and artificial intelligence. Byron and Kirk Borne discuss the intersection between human nature and artificial intelligence. Guest Dr. Kirk Borne is the Principal Data Scientist, an Executive Advisor, and the first Data Science Fellow at global technology and consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton since 2015. He provides thought leadership, mentoring, and consulting activities in data science, machine learning, and AI …

Episode 107: A Conversation with Nir Bar-Lev

In this episode, Byron and Nir Bar-Lev discuss narrow and general AI and the means by which we build them out and train them. In this episode, Byron and Nir Bar-Lev discuss narrow and general AI and the means by which we build them out and train them. Guest Nir has almost three decades of technology and business leadership experience. Prior to Allegro AI, Nir spent a decade at Google …

Episode 106: A Conversation with Monte Zweben

In this episode, Byron speaks with Monte Zweben about the nature of intelligence and the growth of real-time AI-based machine learning. In this episode, Byron speaks with Monte Zweben about the nature of intelligence and the growth of real-time AI-based machine learning. Guest Monte Zweben is the CEO and co-founder of Splice Machine. A technology industry veteran, Monte’s early career was spent with the NASA Ames Research Center as the …

Episode 105: A Conversation with Andrew Busey

In this episode, Byron speaks with Andrew Busey about the nature of intelligence and how we differentiate between artificial intelligence and ‘real’ intelligence. In this episode, Byron speaks with Andrew Busey about the nature of intelligence and how we differentiate between artificial intelligence and ‘real’ intelligence. Guest Andrew Busey is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on building products. He created the first web-based chat systems, the first chat with …

Episode 104 – A Conversation with Anirudh Koul

Byron Reese discusses the nature of intelligence and how artificial intelligence evolves and becomes viable in today’s world. Byron Reese discusses the nature of intelligence and how artificial intelligence evolves and becomes viable in today’s world. Guest Anirudh Koul is a data scientist at Microsoft. He brings eight years of applied research experience on petabyte-scale social media datasets including Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo Answers, Quora, Foursquare, and Bing. He has worked …

Episode 103: A Conversation with Ben Goertzel

Byron Reese discusses AI with Ben Goertzel of SingularityNET, diving into the concepts of a master algorithm and AGI’s. Byron Reese discusses AI with Ben Goertzel of SingularityNET, diving into the concepts of a master algorithm and AGI’s. Guest Dr. Ben Goertzel is the CEO of SingularityNET and the Director of Research of the Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence, natural language processing, cognitive science, data mining, machine learning, computational finance, …

Episode 102 – A Conversation with Steve Durbin

Byron Reese discusses security and its impact on AI as a whole with Managing Director Steve Durbin of the Information Security Forum. Byron Reese discusses security and its impact on AI as a whole with Managing Director Steve Durbin of the Information Security Forum. Guest Steve Durbin is Managing Director of the Information Security Forum (ISF). His main areas of focus include strategy, information technology, cyber security and the emerging …

Episode 101: A Conversation with Cindi Howsen

Byron speaks with Cindi Howsen of Thoughtspot about the direction of explainable AI and where we are going as an industry. Byron speaks with Cindi Howsen of Thoughtspot about the direction of explainable AI and where we are going as an industry. Guest Cindi is an analytics and BI expert with 20-plus years’ experience and a flair for bridging business needs with technology. Cindi was previously a Gartner Vice President …

Episode 100: A Conversation with Stephen Wolfram

In our 100th episode special, Byron has a conversation with Stephen Wolfram on the nature of reality, belief and morality itself. In our 100th episode special, Byron has a conversation with Stephen Wolfram on the nature of reality, belief and morality itself. Guest Stephen Wolfram is a British-American computer scientist, physicist, and businessman. He is known for his work in computer science, mathematics, and in theoretical physics. In 2012, he …

Episode 99: A Conversation with Patrick Surry

Byron speaks with Patrick Surry of Hopper on the nature of intelligence and the path that our relationship with AI is taking. Byron speaks with Patrick Surry of Hopper on the nature of intelligence and the path that our relationship with AI is taking. Guest As Chief Data Scientist at Hopper, Patrick Surry analyzes flight data to help consumers make smart travel choices. Patrick is recognized as a travel expert …

Episode 98 – A Conversation with Jerome Glenn

Byron speaks with futurist and CEO of the Millennium Project Jerome Glenn about the direction and perception of AI as well as the driving philosophical questions behind it. Byron speaks with futurist and CEO of the Millennium Project Jerome Glenn about the direction and perception of AI as well as the driving philosophical questions behind it. Guest Jerome Glenn is the Director of the Millennium Project of the World Federation …

Episode 97: A Conversation with Alexandra Levit

Byron speaks to futurist and author Alexandra Levit about the nature of intelligence and her new book ‘Humanity Works’ Byron speaks to futurist and author Alexandra Levit about the nature of intelligence and her new book ‘Humanity Works’ Guest A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and writer for the New York Times, Fast Company, and Forbes, Alexandra has authored several books, including the international bestseller They …

Episode 96: A Conversation with Gary Marcus

Byron speaks with author and psychologist Gary Marcus about the nature of intelligence and what the mind really means in relation to AI. Byron speaks with author and psychologist Gary Marcus about the nature of intelligence and what the mind really means in relation to AI. Guest GARY MARCUS is a scientist, best-selling author, and entrepreneur. He is Founder and CEO of Robust.AI, and was Founder and CEO of Geometric …

Episode 95: A Conversation with Eric Topol

In this episode Byron speaks with author Eric Topol regarding how Artificial Intelligence could revolutionize medicine and the health care industry. In this episode Byron speaks with author Eric Topol regarding how Artificial Intelligence could revolutionize medicine and the health care industry. Guest Eric Topol is the Founder and Director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, Professor, Molecular Medicine, and Executive Vice-President of Scripps Research, As a researcher, he has …

Episode 94: A Conversation with Amy Webb

Byron speaks with fellow futurist and author Amy Webb on the nature of artificial intelligence and the morality and ethics tied to its study. Byron speaks with fellow futurist and author Amy Webb on the nature of artificial intelligence and the morality and ethics tied to its study. Guest Amy Webb is a quantitative futurist. She is a professor of strategic foresight at the NYU Stern School of Business and …

Episode 93: A Conversation with Pieter Abbeel

In this episode Byron speaks with Berkeley Robotic Learning Lab Director Pieter Abbeel about the nature of AI, the problems with creating intelligence and the forward trajectory of AI research. In this episode Byron speaks with Berkeley Robotic Learning Lab Director Pieter Abbeel about the nature of AI, the problems with creating intelligence and the forward trajectory of AI research. Guest Professor Pieter Abbeel is Director of the Berkeley Robot …