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Jessica Sager
17:42
Hi! Welcome!
Jessica Sager
18:01
We'd love to hear who you are and where you're from. Where are you tuning into the Austin Forum from tonight?
Jay Boisseau
19:38
Jay Boisseau, Austi Forum founder and executive director, connecting from downtown Austin TX! (Also, Ai & HPC Technology Strategist at Dell Technologies!)
eq
19:57
ATX Elizabeth while on vacation in Alabama
Amitabh Das
20:22
Amitabh Das from AMD Austin (attendee)
Joan Owens
20:26
I am Joan Owens. I am retired, but try to keep up to date on technology. I help with Successful Projects when needed.
Joy Schwartz
20:43
Joy Schwartz, TACC, but located in Beaumont, Tx
Jessica Sager
21:12
This is the time for us to chat
Jessica Sager
21:15
Jay, chat!
Shane Woods
21:21
Shane Woods, STEM Center of Excellence Director, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas (DFW area) stemcenter.gsnetx.org
eq
21:54
to tired to type 10 syllables 😂. Alabama is a fantastic nature immersion and sailing is great 👍
eq
23:17
work with AI startups. coolest one is Building Automation controls
yc
24:19
https://www.linkedin.com/in/yumin-chung/
Scott Kratzer
24:25
Scott Kratzer, Orange County, CA. Partner with Thalamus Labs - we help traditional companies (industrial, business services, consumer services) to leverage AI/IoT for value creation.
yc
24:38
I'm a COO for a new fintech startup that uses ai and automation in tax compliance
John Stanhope
24:50
John Stanhope from Austin and I am Senior Director of Software with Aristocrat making tools for games. I don’t use AI now and looking for opportunities to put it to use.
yc
24:52
thank you so much for this webinar!
yc
25:50
You have great taste!!
darryl
25:58
I'm a student of AI, aspiring to read peoples minds.
theresaboisseau
26:36
Theresa Boisseau…former AF Board member.
yc
27:00
Sherri-please share your knowledge about the ai focused program/center at UT!
Axton Shiau
27:39
Austin based angel investor. always looking out for new development in AI
Patrick Mazur
27:43
Jessica, your audio level and clarity has dropped significantly since you changed cameras.
Kelly Hill
28:13
My name is Kelly. Connecting from Austin. I’ve taken an autodidactic approach in learning and developing a front-end web development skillset. I enjoy connecting and keeping up to date with all facets of technology.
eq
29:40
yes
yc
29:42
will there be a recording of this available later?
Jessica Sager
29:57
Please send questions via the Q&A feature
Jessica Sager
30:02
Thank you!
Axton Shiau
30:29
Austin based angel investor. always looking out for new development in AI
Bill Kleinebecker
30:31
I'm a deep-tech nut. in ATX
Harvey Wohlwend
32:15
Could hear Jay can not hear current speaker.
Patrick Mazur
32:16
Jessica, your audio level is still way lower than everyone else.
Craig Bailes
32:21
How are you best reached, Axton?
Norma A
33:12
Norma A, Austin, Developers Advocate., AI
Sam
33:19
Sam Bradbury, recent graduate of UT Austin, I’m interested in natural language programming (speech to code) and macro implications of general AI. If you’ve worked with GTP-3 reach out to me in the Austin Forum slack channel.
eq
34:10
thank you for all you do and glad to be part of the advisory board and contribute to the community
Bill Kleinebecker
34:56
Excel
Chris Shenefiel
35:27
PyTorch TensorFlow
Norma A
35:34
AWS solutions, Alexa
satish_bawa@yahoo.com
42:54
Are we still at first slide?
Jay Boisseau
46:24
Attendees who joined late: please feel free to provide a self-intro here (name, role/org, location, AI interest, etc.) so other attendees know who they may want to connect with. Also, please share where you’re connecting from so we know how much our reach is extending beyond Austin. Thanks!
Tushar Shah
47:36
Tushar Shah, Background in Telecommunications, Austin based
Chris van Hook
51:05
My name is Chris, currently drive a dump truck and moonlight in data analysis at protein databank here in san diego, interested in ml for covid spike mutation v population prediction
Jessica Sager
52:01
Andrea! would you moderate the Q&A? It's easy- at the end, we'll bring you on as a panelist, and you can ask the best questions from the Q&A … It will be from about 715 to 725... Would that work for you? You can also share more about Good Systems and what they are up to.
Jay Boisseau
52:07
@Chris, I used to live in SD—miss it often (fish tacos, PB and MB, Little Italy, Winstons…)
Chris van Hook
53:09
some pb fish tacos sound very good right now, sd misses you back!
Jay Boisseau
53:31
@Sam, my colleague at Dell, Luke Wilson, would probably like to talk to you about natural language programming. Shoot me a message at Jay.Boisseau@Dell.com.
Jay Boisseau
55:50
@Darryl, shoot me a message at Jay.Boisseau@Dell.com and I’ll send you a link tot he article on using AI+fMRI to ‘read minds’
Chris van Hook
57:36
But that does lead to job optimization, getting rid of the grueling tasks that eat up time in those professions
Bill Kleinebecker
57:41
There's another key job. You don't hear about it but it is key all the AI projects the Data Scientists tackle. It is Data Engineer.
manuel morales
58:50
Manuel from Phoenix. I work in medical devices manufacturing.
Jay Boisseau
58:57
Bill, data engineering is where lots of the human time gets spent in the AI pipeline. I have a blog post coming out that discuss this…
Michael Ward Jr.
59:02
Definitely agree with that. Jobs will be replaced and we will need to pivot vs. dwelling on the jobs of the past
R S
01:01:18
from Singapore. I already see robotic dogs acting as security guards at the park, and tray collector robots at the food center
Bill Kleinebecker
01:02:08
But I assert, the skills and backgrounds are different. In fact, the Data Engineer may be more attuned to AI Ethics issues. Is a physicist the same job as an electronic engineer?
Jay Boisseau
01:02:41
Bill, agreed.
Jay Boisseau
01:04:02
Attendees, please submit questions via the Q&A feature in Zoom to have your question asked during Q&A. Thanks!
pete nalda
01:04:05
I think Covid has done good for AI
Samuel Alexander
01:05:09
Samuel Alexander C2C Fashion and Technology concept2consumption.com sam@concept2consumption.com
bill boas
01:09:46
If the algorithms are used for analyzing people’s work should it not be a legal requirement that the code generated by the algorithms be open source and locatable on git hub?
Jay Boisseau
01:11:54
@Bill, type that in the Zoom Q&A function :-)
Bill Kleinebecker
01:15:42
There, - the domain expert - is your source for the data engineer, at least in these early day I've seen data engineering at the international level going on in healthcare but it ihas been done for a lot of use by world's healthcare providers - at least the insurance companies. Would make a great Austin Forum topic.
Bill Kleinebecker
01:18:39
Universal Basic Income would crash any marketing models we've built with AI/ML.
Jay Boisseau
01:19:08
@Russell, yes, we make all slides available for download on the web site by end of week for every event.
Jessica Sager
01:20:22
Hi! We will send out the recording and slides after the event.
Bryan Daniel
01:23:54
Chris, what steps are you taking at Cisco to counter deepfakes? What are your concerns on how deepfakes can be used? What are you excited about with the potential of deepfakes?
Jessica Sager
01:24:19
Bryan, please put that in the Q&A feature!
Jessica Sager
01:24:22
It's a great question
Amy Atchley
01:24:50
@Sherri and @Chris - Thanks for breaking this down into real world applications and addressing the risks of bias etc. and asking questions about how it can assist daily lives for all.
Jessica Sager
01:25:30
Thank you for being here @Amy and for your support and guidance on the AF Advisory Board!!
Kate Crago Blanton
01:26:29
@Amy - I’m reflecting on the Harvard’s Implicit Bias studies and Kahneman’s work on Thinking Fast and Thinking Slow. It’s up to the us — the processor — to interrupt those patterns when we catch them.
Kate Crago Blanton
01:27:12
Can that process of awareness and interruption be analogized to machines?
Jessica Sager
01:27:42
Ooh Kate, that's a great question! (Put it in the Q&A too, please!)
Kate Crago Blanton
01:31:23
Good question!
Amy Atchley
01:32:02
@Kate Crago - yes - now in this foundational stage! And good question.
Beth White
01:34:01
Hiring diversity in your team to train the algorithms and supervise the machine learning is also key!
darryl
01:34:16
I would love to hear which specific jobs in this century will continue to need human oversite as part of the service or product.
satish_bawa@yahoo.com
01:38:54
What is being done to introduce AI/ML and associated ethics/standards/rules/governance, etc. at middle/high school level across the globe? Also, how are we ensuring our future generations would have the appropriate skills to have jobs assuming AI/ML will change the landscape of future work environment
Amy Atchley
01:39:53
As an artist, I am compelled to say AI cannot replace human generated art, but AI will/can augment it.
darryl
01:40:32
please comment on deap fakes with respect to social media.
Kate Crago Blanton
01:41:33
Agree, AI can’t paint with empathy, make music for an intended effect that is felt and enhanced. How would AI *create* (not curate) a classic album?
Joy Schwartz
01:42:25
Thank you all for this great discussion…@Sherri…I am at UT (TACC). And involved in a Good Systems project. Working with a team to develop curriculum for k-12 ed and support for educators!
Michael Shear
01:43:21
Thanks all. Looking forward to in-person events before too long.
Hussain Malik
01:44:17
Thanks a lot! Hussain Malik
Amy Atchley
01:45:37
@Joy - would love to connect. I have deployed 6-12 curriculum at title on pubic schools for sustainable transportation. Would love to learn about what you are creating with AI. Can you please dm me? amy.atchley@austinenergy.com
Kate Crago Blanton
01:45:48
Thank you all for your donations!! You are helping residents in housing participate in the digital era, including AI/ML!
karenkilroy
01:47:18
The types of AI attacks
karenkilroy
01:47:30
:)
Joy Schwartz
01:47:32
@Amy…I will email you!
eq
01:47:38
thank you for the great presentation
darryl
01:47:41
watch netflix "Social Dilemma"
Patricia Baumhart
01:48:09
wonderful event, thank youn
Kate Crago Blanton
01:48:54
hey!
karenkilroy
01:49:57
brb
Chris van Hook
01:52:50
I'm here
satish_bawa@yahoo.com
01:52:57
Awesome presentation and discussions! Lots of work needed in AI/ML world to make it digestable for human consumption. Need to drop. Thx!
Chris van Hook
01:53:08
I don't have a cam or microphone active sorry
Chris van Hook
01:53:11
i'm connecting to my phone
Chris van Hook
01:53:32
sorry* trying to switch to my phone to speak
Jessica Sager
01:54:30
Great question Dianne! I'll promote you so you can ask it in just a second
Chris van Hook
01:56:00
Is the worry more in imploring unsupervised learning models in the mainstream that can elicit unintended bias?
Don Rose
02:09:31
Will today's Zoom event be available to watch later on your Facebook page, or on YouTube? (I arrived late)
Jessica Sager
02:09:50
Hi Don! We will share the recording via email to everyone who registered
Don Rose
02:10:08
Thanks Jessica
karenkilroy
02:12:45
We are working with a group called Governance Alive https://governancealive.com
karenkilroy
02:12:52
To help us learn how to do this
Kate Crago Blanton
02:16:54
Great final question! I was reading Plato yesterday! (Brainy) Who will be the Plato of AI?
karenkilroy
02:19:49
terrifying
Kate Crago Blanton
02:20:35
Thank you!!!
Patricia Baumhart
02:21:12
thanks again, a delight to attend :)
pete nalda
02:21:22
Was fun!