Ignite your curiosity with Manuela Veloso
How can the financial services sector leverage the power of AI across products and within their organizations? Manuela Veloso, PhD, discusses applying her research in AI and robotics to the financial services space.
Jul 12 - 47 min 52 sec
Ignite your curiosity with Stela Solar
How should we handle self-governance versus growing regulations? Stela Solar discusses how businesses can allow innovation to grow within regulatory boundaries, by emphasizing ethics, diversity, and augmented leadership.
Apr 10 - 26 min 11 sec
Ignite your curiosity with Debjani Ghosh
What is India’s approach to scaling AI to build a citizen-centric digital economy? Debjani Ghosh discusses her vision for the future of AI in India and how emerging technologies are transforming the country.
Feb 6 - 44 min 25 sec
Ignite your curiosity with Dr. Katia Walsh
How do we leverage AI and other intelligent tools to improve consumer experiences? Katia Walsh shares her vision and approach to AI and digital transformation to create value.
Jan 13 - 36 min 16 sec
Ignite your curiosity with Cynthia Breazeal
How do we leverage AI and intelligent tools to make better decisions? Cynthia Breazeal, Associate Director of the MIT Media Lab and Dean for Digital Learning at MIT Open Learning, shares her approach to social robotics, living with AI, and scaling learning opportunities for AI fluency.
Dec 2022 - 38 min 48 sec
Ignite your curiosity with Ashutosh Garg
How can AI reduce bias and improve transparency within talent management? Ashutosh Garg, CEO and Co-Founder of Eightfold.ai, discusses how leaders can apply AI solutions to improve their talent diversity, development, and retention.
Nov 2022 - 31 min 29 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Keith Sonderling
How should leaders approach AI for HR to advance employment opportunities for all? Commissioner Keith Sonderling of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission discusses his approach to AI in the workplace and what leaders should consider when implementing AI for HR solutions.
Nov 2022 - 47 min 22 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Vilas Dhar
How can AI influence the greater good? From climate disasters to global health crises to economic inequities, AI can be applied to achieve real social transformation. In this AI Ignition episode, Vilas Dhar, President and Trustee of the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation, inspires business leaders to think beyond their organizations to consider the social impact of technology adoption.
Feb 2022 - 33 min 4 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Daphne Koller
How does collaboration between machine learning and biomedicine spur AI innovation? How can these two scientific cultures compliment and support one another? In this AI Ignition episode, Daphne Koller, Founder and CEO of Insitro and Co-founder of Coursera, discusses her vision and experience drawing on the best of both disciplines to create value.
Nov 2021 - 43 min 48 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Rana el Kaliouby
What are the implications of artificial emotional intelligence? How do we mitigate bias in AI to make better human to human connections? In our latest AI Ignition episode, Rana El Kaliouby, Deputy CEO at Smart Eye and former co-founder and CEO of Affectiva, reveals her approach to Emotion AI and her vision to apply it at scale.
Aug 2021 - 36 min 33 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Stuart Russell
Stuart Russell, a professor of Computer Science at the University of California at Berkeley, and Director of the Center for Human-Compatible AI explains how we've been thinking about AI incorrectly and how we can course correct to create safer AI that is less biased and successfully performs amidst uncertainty.
Jul 2021 - 40 min 12 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Rosalind Picard
How can we leverage AI to help with wellbeing while improving productivity in the workplace and beyond? Rosalind Picard, founder of the Affective Computing Research Group at MIT and cofounder of Affectiva, Inc. and Empatica, Inc. discusses how AI can help humans develop mental and physical resilience. Rosalind discusses the need to tie purpose and impact to AI technology beyond value creation while understanding that we cannot replace people with AI.
Jun 2021 - 41 min 05 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Greg Brockman
How do tech companies that are so consumed by the incentive to grow remain true to their missions? Tune into our newest AI Ignition episode featuring Greg Brockman co-founder of OpenAI. Learn how this business model of a non-profit with a capped-for-profit subsidiary effectively allows OpenAI to focus on providing ethical technology to all of humanity.
May 2021 - 37 min 29 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Oren Etzioni
Harnessing the power of AI can not only improve day-to-day lives, but it can also save lives according Oren Etzioni: the CEO of the AI2, a research institute with a mission of AI for the common good. From AI's potential to curb fatal traffic accidents, to its ability to assist in the fight against COVID-19 and future pandemics, the development of AI applications will likely prevail to be one of the biggest lifesavers in the history of technology.
Apr 2021 - 35 min 10 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Cade Metz
Every technical development begins with the belief that it is possible, according to Cade Metz, a technology correspondent at The New York Times and author of Genius Makers. In this episode, Metz recounts moments in history when innovators transformed highly skeptic conceptions of AI into technical realities thanks to a firm belief that it was possible. Will the belief in artificial general intelligence (AGI) prove society wrong yet again and prevail to be the next life-changing technical reality?
Mar 2021 - 36 min 34 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Jana Eggers
How can we understand the difference between what the AI machine sees versus what the human sees? Explainability is how (and the why). Join Jana Eggers, CEO of Nara Logics and self-proclaimed math and computer nerd, as she explains the importance of explainability in AI.
Feb 2021 - 41 min 56 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Kay Firth-Butterfield
As AI continues to be deployed across a wide array of industries, companies and governments must set good governance and ethical foundations in order for successful human-machine collaboration. Tune in to our conversation with Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of AI and Machine Learning at the World Economic Forum, as she shares her expertise on strategically and ethically implementing AI.
Jan 2021 - 30 min 39 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Dr. Anima Anandkumar
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated our adoption of AI in our day to day habits. Consumer spending habits are changing, corporations are becoming comfortable with employees working from home and shortly we will begin to see the impact on the job market. Will your organization be ready to train new employees, retrain current employees and recruit new candidates on a global scale? Join Anima as she dives deeper into the rising opportunities with AI.
Dec 2020 - 30 min 36 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Dr. Vivienne Ming
Imagine if you had a workforce of people who could tackle the most challenging problems of the world because they recognized the power of humans with AI. Tune into our AI Ignition episode featuring Dr. Vivienne Ming to hear more about how AI helps us invest in humans and how that can bring the best out of your workforce.
Nov 2020 - 34 min 08 sec
Endless opportunities of AI
AI is changing everything. It went from being an outsider of the power structure to being THE power structure and the opportunities of it are endless. Nick Thompson, editor-in-chief of WIRED, shares his thoughts on some of the most incredible changes that AI could have in areas like medicine and education. Think about an AI system that tailors a child’s education journey or quickly developing new drugs to make people healthier. Nick believes the key to achieving it all is to have humans and AI working together efficiently.
Sep 2020 - 29 min 07 sec
Ignite your AI curiosity with Dr. Andrew Ng
Will AI penetrate every industry? In today’s world, it’s hard to imagine an industry that won’t be impacted by AI. From education, to manufacturing, to agriculture, the possibilities of AI are endless. Andrew Ng, Founder and CEO of Landing AI, shares his thoughts on the rise of AI beyond the software industry and the importance of being a lifelong learner to take advantage of the transformative possibilities of AI.
Sep 2020 - 32 min 27 sec