The AI Experience

The AI Experience

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An exploration of the trends and discussion of the topics in AI that are shaping the future, brought to you by the International Consortium for the Ethical Development of Artificial Intelligence.


017: Predictive Policing
Jul 24 • 31 min
In this episode, Lloyd discusses the topic of predictive policing, which has recently garnered particular attention as mathematicians circulated a petition urging colleagues to sever ties with law enforcement agencies. Episode Guide: 1:20 - Intro to…
016: Misleading Advertising
Jul 10 • 27 min
In this episode, Lloyd discusses the topic of misleading advertising as relates to Artificial Intelligence. It expands upon and follows an article which can be found here: https://bit.ly/InfoQ_MisleadingAds Episode Guide: 1:53 - Intro to Advertising AI…
015: Existential Risk
Jun 26 • 31 min
In this episode, Lloyd discusses the concept of “existential risk” in the context of the current global pandemic as well as the pursuit of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI). Episode Guide: 1:23 - Intro to Existential Risk 5:04 - The Risks of AGI 6:32…
014: Facial Recognition Pt. 2
Jun 12 • 27 min
In this episode, Lloyd revisits a prior discussion on facial recognition, in light of recent news that Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft are all changing course in the way they monetize the technology. This conversation is especially relevant in the wake of the…
013 - Algorithmic Bias
May 29 • 32 min
In this episode, Lloyd talks about ICED(AI)’s pledge to provide $100,000 worth of pro-bono consulting hours to small businesses and individuals who have been impacted by discrimination and social unrest. The conversation then focuses on the ways in which…
012 - Ambiguity
May 15 • 29 min
In this episode, Lloyd discusses why it is that machines struggle to interpret ambiguous input, and what the implications are for the pursuit of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) . The conversation focuses on a blog post by ICED(AI) advisory, Michael…
011 - Free Will
May 1 • 55 min
In this episode, Lloyd and Geoff discuss what it would mean for a machine to exercise agency or volition. The conversation touches upon topics including quantum mechanics, ethics, metaphysics, causality, and parallel universes, in addition to Artificial…
010 - Optimization Pt. 2
Apr 17 • 51 min
In this episode, Lloyd and Geoff continue their conversation regarding the viewpoint that life itself may be properly conceived of as a convex optimization problem. They touch upon a number of interesting philosophical concepts and also give proper kudos…
009 - Optimization Pt. 1
Apr 17 • 51 min
In this episode, Lloyd and Geoff delve into the nature of optimization problems in mathematics and their role in Artificial Intelligence. They then discuss the concept of reimagining one’s life as a convex optimization problem. Episode Guide: 1:55 -…
008 - Paradoxes
Apr 3 • 51 min
In this episode, recorded before the COVID-19 pandemic, Lloyd and Geoff dissect Artificial Intelligence through the lens of paradoxes that originate in a variety of different disciplines. They discuss what the requirements for achieving the synthesis of…
007 - The Coronavirus Pandemic
Mar 20 • 37 min
In this special episode, Lloyd and Geoff discuss the current crisis surrounding the coronavirus and COVID-19. They talk about the ways in which businesses and individuals are impacted, how Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can play a role in…
006 - Facial Recognition
Mar 6 • 50 min
In this episode, Lloyd and Geoff discuss some of the most concerning aspects of facial recognition technology, as well as the potential for benevolent use cases and positive externalities. Episode Guide: 2:16 - Intro to Facial Recognition 8:31 - Clearview…
005 - Sports Betting
Feb 21 • 57 min
In this episode, Lloyd and Geoff discuss the role of artificial intelligence in the US sports betting ecosystem amid its exponential growth phase. They also cover the ethical, economic, and regulatory aspects of this burgeoning industry. Episode Guide:…
004 - The Future of Healthcare
Feb 7 • 35 min
In this episode, Lloyd and Geoff discuss the incredible benefits provided by the use of AI in healthcare, along with some of the terrifying ethical dilemmas that said use causes to manifest. Episode Guide: 1:19 - Google’s AI Breast Cancer Detection Engine…
003 - Poker Bots
Jan 24 • 50 min
In this episode, Lloyd and Geoff discuss the history, current state, and future trajectory of game-playing AI engines, particularly those focused around poker, chess, and Go. Episode Guide: 1:11 - Intro to Game-Playing AI 7:45 - AlphaZero vs. Stockfish 8…
002 - State of AI
Jan 10 • 43 min
In this episode, Lloyd and Geoff discuss the state of the AI industry, looking back to 2019 and the past decade, as well as 2020 and the one upcoming. Episode Guide: 1:56 - AI Index Report 2019 Recap 6:54 - Investment & Innovation: Chicken or the Egg?…
001 - Autonomous Vehicles
Dec 27, 2019 • 51 min
Lloyd and Geoff discuss the rise of autonomous vehicles starting with the DARPA grand challenge and ending in the current state of the art before discussing the trajectory of future tech. Welcome to The AI Experience! Episode Guide: 0:25 - History &…