#25 Ben Taylor - Chief Al Officer & Cofounder

Data Futurology - Data Science, ML and AI From Top Industry Leaders show

Summary: Ben started his career as a chemical engineer. He developed an interest for computer vision early on. He worked for Intel, then at a hedge fund and then became the Chief Data Scientist at HireVue. A couple of years ago he started his own AI startup called Ziff.ai where he's is building a Deep Learning platform for product visionaries and software engineers. We speak about: * How computers amplify us * What it looks like to start your own AI company * How to switch programming languages * Downsides of Google's tensorflow * What industry expects from data science * How to deliver value with ML * How to pick ML projects to tackle * Eliminating bias in AI applications * AI powered job interviews of the (near) future * Topic discovery with DL * AI warfare in business * What is a Hive Mind and how it works * Future health care assessments at home * AI is cute until it's scary * The importance of passion and obsession in data science Show notes: www.datafuturology.com/podcast/25a Articles by Ben on Linkedin: This is Why Your Data Scientist Sucks: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-your-data-scientist-sucks-benjamin The Al War Machine: Our Darkest Day https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/ai-war-machine-our-darkest-day-ben-taylor-deeplearning-/ The Al War Machine: The Hive Mind https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/ai-war-machine-hive-mind-ben-taylor-deeplearning- Getting That Data Science Job https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/getting-data-science-job-ben-taylor-deeplearning-/ From 0 to $100K+ data science job in 6 months https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/from-0-100k-data-science-job-6-months-ben-taylor-ai-hacker/ Ben is based in the Provo, Utah Area And as always, we appreciate your Reviews, Follows, Likes, Shares and Ratings. It really helps new data scientists find us. Thank you so much, and enjoy the show! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/datafuturology/message