That's a wrap!
In Machines We Trust
by MIT Technology Review
7M ago
Three years ago this week we launched this podcast on a mission to show the world how AI touches our everyday lives. It's been our great honor and privilege to make it through three seasons, a global pandemic, an unbelievable nineteen (19!!) award nominations, and a whole lot of tests and demos. Goodbyes are very hard to say, so instead we'll leave you with some of the show's highlights and an invitation to follow us as we continue our journey with a new show coming this fall called SHIFT - sign up for updates at shiftshow.ai Credits: This series was created by Jennifer Strong and Emma Cille ..read more
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When AI hears a problem
In Machines We Trust
by MIT Technology Review
10M ago
Hidden away in our voices are signals that may hold clues to how we’re doing, what we’re feeling and even what’s going on with our physical health. Now, AI systems tasked with analyzing these signals are moving into healthcare. We meet: Lina Lakoczky-Torres, student at Menlo College Angela Schmiede, Vice President of Menlo College. Grace Chang, CEO of Kintsugi David Liu, CEO of Sonde Health Liam Kaufman, former CEO of Winterlight Labs.  Margaret Mitchell, Chief Ethics Scientist of Hugging Face Bjoern Schuller, professor of artificial intelligence at Imperial College London Credits: This ..read more
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Encore: Harvesting the future with AI and satellites
In Machines We Trust
by MIT Technology Review
10M ago
AI is used in farming in some ways you might not expect, like for tracking the health of crops—from space. We travel from test farms to labs in the second installment of our series on agriculture, AI, and satellites.  We Meet: Joseph Liefer, senior product manager of autonomy at John Deere Julian Sanchez, director of emerging technology at John Deere Shely Aranov, CEO of InnerPlant Rod Kumimoto, CSO of InnerPlant Credits: This episode was reported and produced by Jennifer Strong, Emma Cillekens and Anthony Green. It was edited by Mat Honan, and mixed by Garret Lang, with original music ..read more
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Live: A conversation with Geoffrey Hinton
In Machines We Trust
by MIT Technology Review
10M ago
In this special episode we bring you a live taping between the "Godfather of AI" Geoffrey Hinton and MIT Technology Review's Senior Editor for AI Will Douglas Heaven. This conversation was recorded at EmTech Digital, our signature AI event, in the MIT Media Lab. Credits: This episode was recorded in front of a live audience in Cambridge, Massachusetts with special thanks to Will Douglas Heaven, Amy Lammers and Brian Bryson. It was produced by Jennifer Strong and Emma Cillekens, directed by Erin Underwood, and edited by Mat Honan ..read more
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I Was There When: AI reached a crossroads
In Machines We Trust
by MIT Technology Review
11M ago
I Was There When is an oral history project that’s part of the In Machines We Trust podcast. It features stories of how breakthroughs and watershed moments in artificial intelligence and computing happened, as told by the people who witnessed them. In this episode we meet Cognitive Scientist Gary Marcus. CREDITS: This project was produced by Jennifer Strong, Emma Cillekens, and Anthony Green. It was edited by Mat Honan and mixed by Garret Lang with original music by Jacob Gorski. The art is from Eric Mongeon and Stephanie Arnett. It was recorded at the TED Conference in Vancouver, Canada. LI ..read more
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When AI watches the streets
In Machines We Trust
by MIT Technology Review
11M ago
The term ‘smart city’ paints a picture of a tech-enabled oasis—powered by sensors of all kinds. But we’re starting to recognize what all these tools might mean for privacy. In this episode, we meet a researcher studying how this is being applied in Iran and visit one of the nation’s top smart cities, to learn how its efforts there have evolved over time. We Meet: University of Oxford and Article19 Human Rights Researcher Mahsa Alimardani City of Las Vegas Chief Innovation Officer Michael Sherwood City of Hope Director of Campus Support Operations Mark Reed Sounds: How will artificial intelli ..read more
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Concerning AI ethics
In Machines We Trust
by MIT Technology Review
11M ago
The best definitions of AI are vague, largely lack consensus and represent a huge challenge for lawmakers and legal scholars looking to regulate it. But back to back breakthroughs and rapid adoption of generative AI tools are making it feel a lot more real to everybody else. We examine how it’s possible that alone might be enough to push conversations about ethics further into focus. We Meet: MIT Technology Review Senior AI Reporter Melissa Heikkilä Mozilla President Mark Surman IBM Chief Privacy Officer Christina Montgomery United Nations AI Advisor Neil Sahota Sounds: Advances in artificia ..read more
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Generating creativity
In Machines We Trust
by MIT Technology Review
11M ago
This episode we meet people building next generation tools for creativity who are thinking about how these AI models should be trained and deployed in order to be both useful and fair to artists. We hear from: Artist Holly Herndon Adobe Digital Services CTO Ely Greenfield Soundful CEO Diaa El All Credits: This episode was produced by Anthony Green with help from Emma Cillekens. It was edited by Jennifer Strong and Mat Honan, mixed by Garret Lang, with original music from Jacob Gorski ..read more
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Encore: AI births digital humans
In Machines We Trust
by MIT Technology Review
1y ago
We're so excited this episode has been selected as a New York Festivals finalist! Please enjoy this encore edition and we'll see you back next week! Digital twins of humans capture the physical look and expressions of real humans. Increasingly these replicas are showing up in the entertainment industry and beyond and it gives rise to some interesting opportunities as well as thorny questions.  We speak to: Greg Cross, CEO and co-founder of Soul Machines Credits: This episode was produced by Anthony Green with help from Emma Cillekens. It was edited by Jennifer Strong and Mat Honan, mix ..read more
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I Was There When: Robots Learned to Run
In Machines We Trust
by MIT Technology Review
1y ago
I Was There When is an oral history project that’s part of the In Machines We Trust podcast. It features stories of how breakthroughs and watershed moments in artificial intelligence and computing happened, as told by the people who witnessed them. In this episode we meet Marc Raibert, the founder and chairman of Boston Dynamics. CREDITS: This project was produced by Jennifer Strong, Anthony Green and Emma Cillekens. It was edited by Mat Honan and mixed by Garret Lang, with original music by Jacob Gorski. Artwork by Eric Mongeon ..read more
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