The Gradient Podcast

Interviews with various people who research, build, or use AI, including academics, engineers, artists, entrepreneurs, and more.

Upol Ehsan on Human-Centered Explainable AI and Social TransparencyAn interview with Upol Ehsan, a Doctoral Candidate in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech who researched Human-Centered Explainable AI
Miles Brundage on AI Misuse and Trustworthy AIAn interview with Miles Brundage, Head of Policy Research at OpenAI and a researcher passionate about the responsible governance of artificial intellig…
Jeffrey Ding on China's AI Dream, the AI 'Arms Race', and AI as a General Purpose TechnologyAn interview Jeffrey Ding, a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation, who researches implications of advanc…
Alex Tamkin on Self-Supervised Learning and Large Language ModelsAn interview Stanford PhD candidate Alex Tamkin, whose research focuses on understanding, building, and controlling pretrained models, especially in do…
Peter Henderson on RL Benchmarking, Climate Impacts of AI, and AI for LawAn interview Stanford PhD candidate Peter Henderson, whose research creating robust decision-making systems to create new ML methods for applications t…
Chelsea Finn on Meta Learning & Model Based Reinforcement LearningAn interview Stanford Professor Chelsea Finn, whose research deals with the capability of robots and other agents to develop broadly intelligent behavi…
Devi Parikh on Generative Art & AI for CreativityAn interview with Devi Parikh, a professor at Georgia Tech whose research focuses on CV, NLP, embodied AI, human-AI collaboration, and AI for creativity
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