AI Event Ambassador Spotlight: Ayyüce Kızrak
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AI Event Ambassador Spotlight: Ayyüce Kızrak

A year ago, we started our Pie & AI Event Ambassador Program. Since then, 100+ highly accomplished Event Ambassadors have organized more than 200 Pie & AI events – attended by 40K+ learners from 45 countries! This week, Ayyüce Kızrak is an AI researcher at the Digital Transformation Office (The Presidency of The Republic of Turkey) and at the Department of AI Engineering at Bahçeşehir University. She believes that it’s her social responsibility to use AI for environmental good.

Working AI: Scheduling Pilots With Ronisha Carter
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Working AI: Scheduling Pilots With Ronisha Carter

Public service runs deep in Ronisha Carter’s family. Her mother was a Navy medical technician, and her father worked for the Air Force in information management. The two parents ignited a sense of curiosity and love of learning that led Ronisha and her siblings to explore technology. Her sister was the first in the family to earn a Bachelor’s degree, and her brothers became software developers. Ronisha joined the Air Force and went on to earn a Bachelor’s in computer science and a Master’s in computer engineering before carving a unique path for herself in AI.

Working AI: Transforming Real Estate With Jasjeet Thind
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Working AI: Transforming Real Estate With Jasjeet Thind

As a child, Jasjeet Thind led the other kids at his daycare to engage in shenanigans. He still exercises his leadership skills, but instead he uses them to organize Zillow’s army of engineers as they aim to automate everything about real estate. Thind became fascinated with data as a college student at Cornell University in the 1990s, and his career exploded along with the deep learning revolution. Read more.

Working AI: Adama Diallo on Computer Vision and Diversity in AI
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Working AI: Adama Diallo on Computer Vision and Diversity in AI

Growing up in Mauritania, Adama Diallo was fascinated by the human brain. Now, as an AI developer at the software company Paradigm, he’s using artificial intelligence to map architectural spaces. In this edition of our Working AI series, Adama discusses his projects, advice for learners, and views on social bias in the industry. Read more.

Breaking into AI: Advocating for Machine Learning in the Real World
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Breaking into AI: Advocating for Machine Learning in the Real World

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text]   After a decade in the wireless communications industry, Cherif was ready for a change. As he gained expertise at Palm and Apple, he kept a close eye on the rise of deep…

Working AI: At the Office with Research Scientist Archis Joglekar
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Working AI: At the Office with Research Scientist Archis Joglekar

While much of the AI revolution has served consumers, AI has a lot to offer to other aspects of society. I work at Noble.AI mainly because it gives me the opportunity to stay close to science.  At Noble.AI, we’re building software that speeds up the work of scientists, researchers, and engineers by 10 to 100 times.

Breaking into AI: A Steady Diet of Courses, Competitions, and Papers
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Breaking into AI: A Steady Diet of Courses, Competitions, and Papers

Searching for more information, I stumbled upon the Deep Learning Specialization. I wasn’t sure how far I’d go, but after taking the first course in the Specialization, I was completely hooked. For the next 7 months, I ate courses for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Pie & AI Asia: On Ethical AI with Andrew Ng
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Pie & AI Asia: On Ethical AI with Andrew Ng

Amid growing doubt that technology can be a positive force, it’s more important than ever to make sure that we, the AI community, act ethically.  There are already several existing AI ethics codes that corporations and governments have published.

Breaking into AI: Marrying Web Performance with Machine Learning
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Breaking into AI: Marrying Web Performance with Machine Learning

Nitin pushed the limits of his software engineering skills to build important products, but he knew he needed to learn more. After taking the Deep Learning Specialization, he specifically applied to jobs that would allow him to transition from web performance to machine learning engineer.

Working AI: At the Office with Research Scientist Or Cohen
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Working AI: At the Office with Research Scientist Or Cohen

Or Cohen’s deep background in physics gave him the theoretical foundation to dive into machine learning. Now he’s prototyping new models at Lyft to boost the accuracy and efficiency of the ridesharing marketplace.

Breaking into AI: From DevOps Expert to MLE Beginner
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Breaking into AI: From DevOps Expert to MLE Beginner

Daniel Barbosa Machine Learning Engineer @ Eko Health How did you get started in AI? I’ve been involved in technology for over 20 years, first as a systems administrator and then as a DevOps Engineer….

Pie & AI Bogotá: A Conversation with Andrew Ng and Jehudi Castro
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Pie & AI Bogotá: A Conversation with Andrew Ng and Jehudi Castro

Andrew Ng and Vice Minister of Digital Economy Jehudi Castro sit down during a Pie & AI meetup event in Bogotá, Colombia on September 26, 2019. They discuss the future of AI in the global…

Pie & AI Medellín: A Conversation with Andrew Ng and Helmuth Trefftz
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Pie & AI Medellín: A Conversation with Andrew Ng and Helmuth Trefftz

Andrew Ng and Helmuth Trefftz sit down during a Pie & AI meetup in Medellín, Colombia on August 22, 2019. Andrew explains why deeplearning.ai, Landing AI, and AI Fund chose to open their first international…

Working AI: At the Office with Senior MLE Omoju Miller
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Working AI: At the Office with Senior MLE Omoju Miller

Omoju Miller’s path to machine learning is anything but straightforward. She first discovered computer science more than twenty years ago as an undergrad at University of Memphis and never looked back.

Andrew Ng at Amazon re:MARS 2019
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Andrew Ng at Amazon re:MARS 2019

In eras of technological disruption, leadership matters.    Andrew Ng speaks about the progress of AI, how to accelerate AI adoption, and what’s around the corner for AI at Amazon re:MARS 2019 in Las Vegas,…

Pie & AI: TensorFlow Specialization Launch @ Google HQ
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Pie & AI: TensorFlow Specialization Launch @ Google HQ

To celebrate the launch of the final course in the deeplearning.ai TensorFlow Specialization, we hosted our third Pie & AI meetup at Google’s headquarters in Sunnyvale! Andrew was joined by TensorFlow Specialization instructor Laurence Moroney,…

Working AI: At the Office with VP of Applied Deep Learning Research Bryan Catanzaro
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Working AI: At the Office with VP of Applied Deep Learning Research Bryan Catanzaro

Bryan Catanzaro began his career designing microprocessors. Now he leads a team of 40 researchers pushing the boundaries of deep learning at Nvidia.

Working AI: At the Office with Principal Data Scientist Mihajlo Grbovic
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Working AI: At the Office with Principal Data Scientist Mihajlo Grbovic

In my line of work–recommending items to users and ranking the items in their searches–the objective is almost impossible to define because the perfect recommendation or ranking does not exist.

Working AI: In the Classroom with Younes Mourri
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Working AI: In the Classroom with Younes Mourri

Younes is both Masters student and Lecturer at Stanford University. Rather than cutting-edge research, Younes focuses on AI education. He has developed content for the most popular Machine Learning and Deep Learning courses in the world…

How to Develop Your Own AI Playbook: Andrew Ng and Will Knight at MIT Tech Review’s 2019 EmTech Digital
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How to Develop Your Own AI Playbook: Andrew Ng and Will Knight at MIT Tech Review’s 2019 EmTech Digital

Andrew Ng and MIT Tech Review’s Senior AI Editor Will Knight close out EmTech Digital on March 26, 2019 in San Francisco. Andrew reflects on how his own experiences leading the Google Brain team and…