Learn about cutting-edge developments in AI and Data Science from the experts who know them best on ODSC’s Ai X Podcast. Each week we release an interview with a leading expert, core contributor, experienced practitioner, or acclaimed instructor who is helping to shape the future of the AI industry through their work or research.
In this episode, Sheamus McGovern, hosts Director of AI Innovation and AI trailblazer, Laurence Liew, on a fascinating journey into the heart of AI innovation in Singapore and beyond. Laurence is responsible for building Singapore’s first Grid platform, architecting cloud technology before it was mainstream, spearheading initiatives like the 100 Experiments and AI Apprenticeship programs, and working to broaden AI adoption for small and medium enterprises worldwide.
In this wide-ranging discussion, Sheamus and Laurence Liew delve into several topics, starting with Singapore’s new AI strategy, National AI Strategy 2.0, and the ways the rise of Generative AI and Large Language Models have influenced its development.
This episode will also explore the development and growth of AI in the APAC region, with a particular focus on inspiring and supporting the next generation of data scientists and AI practitioners and understanding the challenges and opportunities faced by AI startups.
Also touched on are the essential topics of AI ethics and security. In particular, recent developments in privacy regulations and suggestions for balancing innovation with individual rights are discussed.
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