37 minutes | Jun 17th 2020

9. Learned Machines

In this episode, we look at some of the more sophisticated bots, from those that employ Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, to those that employ -- well, human beings.

In this episode, Heather Freeman interviews:

Dr. Nicholas Christakis, the Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University ;

Susan Etlinger, industry analyst for the Altimeter Group;

Douglas Guilbeault Assistant Professor in the Management of Organizations, University of California - Berkeley;

Alex Hogan Managing Partner of Etic Labs;

Srijan Kumar Assistant Professor, School of Computational Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology;

David Rand, Associate Professor of Management Science and Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT;

Samira Shaikh Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the  University of North Carolina at Charlotte;

Tim Weninger Associate Professor in Computer Science at the University of Notre Dame;

Samuel Woolley Assistant Professor of Journalism at the University of Austin at Texas.

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