Abubakar Abid on AI for Genomics, Gradio, and the Fatima Fellowship

A conversation with researcher, entrepreneur, and mentor Abubakar Abid


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In episode 3 of The Gradient Podcast, we interview researcher and entrepreneur Abubakar Abid. Follow him on Twitter and check out the websites of his company Gradio and his side project the Fatima Fellowship.

Abubakar is an entrepreneur and researcher focused on AI and its applications to medicine. He is currently running the company Gradio, which is developing a product to generate an easy-to-use UI for any ML model, function, or API.  He is also running the Fatima Al-Fihri Predoctoral Fellowship, which is a 9-month program for computer science students from around the world who are planning on applying to PhD programs in the United States. 

Theme: “MusicVAE: Trio 16-bar Sample #2” from "MusicVAE: A Hierarchical Latent Vector Model for Learning Long-Term Structure in Music".