How Companies Can Build AI Products with Sameer Maskey
Sameer Maskey is the Founder & CEO at Fusemachines, a services and solutions provider on a mission to democratize AI. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University. Sameer holds a PhD, a MPhil & an MS in Computer Science from Columbia University and a BS in Math & Physics from Bates College.
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Here’s the timestamps for the episode:
(00:00) – Introduction.
(01:42) – Fuse.ai Scholarship program intended for underserved communities to democratize AI.
(04:55) – AI should be a global opportunity. Lots of companies are trying to build AI systems and there’s not enough AI talent.
(06:30) – Neural networks have come back in full force with deep learning to build solutions in computer vision, NLP, and others.
(07:46) – AI, ML and Deep Learning, made simple.
(10:06) – Neural networks and the human brain functions.
(11:24) – We’re still far from making computers use data to process it like a human being.
(14:09) – Fusemachines is working on medical dental medicine delivery in Nepal, and various language recognition systems, speech recognition systems and dialogue systems.
(16:25) –In spite of research and advancements in translation systems, language learning is not redundant yet.
(17:22) – New breakthroughs will be in language translation systems with data collected from the tech Giants.
(19:04) – Job automation will happen, so people should learn about AI, Machine Learning and computer science.
(21:27) – Self-driving cars will be transformational for the way we travel.
(24:03) – Chatbots are useful for reducing the customer service load, but cannot completely replace customer service reps.
(26:29) – Global recession might slow down investments into AI-related businesses, but if otherwise, AI will keep pace with it, or actually outpace economic growth.
(28:47) – Fusemachines and Fuse.ai will have wide-world impact by training AI practitioners to solve some of the biggest challenges humans face.