We couldn’t be more excited to announce the official launch of ODSC’s Ai X Podcast. Now you can hear about the latest advances in AI topics and tools from core contributors, practitioners, and researchers wherever you are and whatever you might be doing. We’ll be covering a wide range of topics from generative AI and LLMs to data visualization and data literacy. Check out our first four episodes of this exciting new AI podcast below!
Catastrophic AI Risks: Dan Hendrycks, PhD
This episode features a pioneer in the field of AI Safety, and co-author of the pivotal “Statement of AI Risk,” Dan Hendrycks. Through the “Statement of AI Risk” Dan helped bring crucial concerns about the potential dangers of advanced AI to the forefront of the global conversation.
In this AI podcast, Dan gives an overview of Catastrophic AI Risks and highlights several of the specific challenges we face in the development of inherently safe and reliable AI systems. He also discusses possible solutions and avenues we might take to achieve this goal.
Large Language Models: Past, Present, and Future: Thomas Scialom
In our second AI podcast, one of the creators of Llama 2, one of the world’s best-known Generative AI projects, Thomas Scialom, PhD, joins us to discuss LLMs. Thomas has been at the center of cutting-edge AI development and is currently contributing to the development of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI).
Over the course of the discussion, Thomas delves into the history of LLMs, the development of Llama 2 and the challenges they faced, and his thoughts on what the future of LLMs and AGI might look like.
The Ethics of Digital Minds: Nick Bostrom
In this episode, the author of the New York Times bestselling, Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies, Nick Bostrom, joins us for a discussion on the ethics of digital minds and what a future in which AIs become moral agents might look like.
In addition to being a bestselling author, Nick is a Professor at Oxford University, where he heads the Future of Humanity Institute as its founding director, is the author of more than 200 publications, and is the world’s most-cited philosopher aged 50 or under.
Data Storytelling: Dominic Bohan
The ability to effectively communicate complex data insights in a compelling, understandable manner and bridge the gap between technical data analysis and strategic decision-making is a superpower that can be learned. To help us understand and learn the skills of data storytelling and data literacy, we’ve invited Dominic Bohen to join us.
A Co-Founder of StoryIQ and a TEDx speaker. Dominic Bohen brings a wealth of data storytelling experience. His organization, StoryIQ specializes in enhancing data literacy skills, data storytelling skills, and data visualization techniques to empower individuals and teams in making informed, data-driven decisions.
Where can I listen to them?
We’ll be releasing new episodes on a regular schedule, so subscribe to ODSC’s Ai X Podcast and ensure you never miss a discussion with the AI practitioners shaping the future of the industry. And don’t forget to leave us a review if you’re enjoying what you hear! You can subscribe to the podcast on Spotify, SoundCloud, and Apple Podcasts.