Sebastian Raschka: AI Education and Research
A conversation with Sebastian Raschka, Assistant Professor of Statistics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Lead AI Educator at Lightning AI.
In episode 36 of The Gradient Podcast, Daniel Bashir speaks to Sebastian Raschka.
Sebastian is an Assistant Professor of Statistics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Lead AI Educator at Lightning AI. He has written two bestselling books: Python Machine Learning and Machine Learning with PyTorch and Scikit-Learn.
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(01:10) Sebastian’s intro to AI
(05:15) Sebastian’s process for learning new things
(12:15) Learning style varies with purpose
(16:10) Ordinal Regression
(31:00) Solving rank inconsistency with conditional probability
(35:00) Semi-Adversarial Networks
(44:15) Why Sebastian got into education
(52:45) Lightning AI
(1:00:00) Sebastian’s advice for educators
(1:03:30) Be cool like Sebastian and follow the Gradient