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The 5 Podcasts to Check If You Want to Get Up To Speed on AI

by DailyTechnologyReviewMarch 17th, 2023
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From AI researchers to industry experts, tune in to these podcasts and explore the latest developments in the fascinating world of artificial intelligence.

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The Lex Fridman Podcast

Apart from the many episodes on physics, history and art, Lex Fridman frequently discusses Artifical Intelligence on his podcast. There have been many episodes in 2022 with top AI researchers and experts from other fields discussing AI. Here are my favorite ones:


Demis Hassabis: DeepMind - AI, Superintelligence & the Future of Humanity | Lex Fridman Podcast #299

On this episode with Demis Hassabis, CEO and co-founder of DeepMind, Lex and Demis discuss AlphaFold, Solving intelligence and Conscious AI.


Andrej Karpathy: Tesla AI, Self-Driving, Optimus, Aliens, and AGI | Lex Fridman Podcast #333

This is one of my favorite episodes of the podcast ever. Andrej Karpathy is the former director of AI at Tesla and a founding member at OpenAI. They discuss Tesla's Data Engine, Google's LaMDA and Autonomous driving.


Oriol Vinyals: Deep Learning and Artificial General Intelligence | Lex Fridman Podcast #306

On this episode with Oriol Vinyals, the Research Director and Deep Learning Lead at DeepMind, Lex and Oriol discuss AGI, Neural networks and Meta learning.


Sam Harris: Consciousness, Free Will, Psychedelics, AI, UFOs, and Meaning | Lex Fridman Podcast #185

Together with philospher, neuroscientist and author Sam Harris, Lex discusses the current state and development of AI, aswell as the overall impact of AI on humanity.

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The TWIML AI Podcast with Sam Charrington


On the ‘This Week in Machine Learning Podcast’ host Sam Charrington interviews AI and ML experts on a large variety of topics and discusses the most interesting current developements in a simple and understandable way. A new episode is released every week.

The AI Podcast


NVIDIA’s Podcast about AI features a large variety of guests ranging from CEOs to scientists talking about how they use or could use AI in their industries and fields of work. I very much enjoy the large variety of topics discussed in the podcast. New episodes are released every other week.

Talking Machines

Started back in 2015 by Katherine Gorman and Ryan Adams, the Talking Machines Podcast features conversations with experts about AI and ML, as well as their applications in different industries. New episodes haven’t been released since 2021, there are plenty of older ones to listen to though.


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Me, Myself and AI


Hosted by MIT Sloan Management Review and Boston Consulting Group, the ‘Me, Myself an AI’ Podcast features guests from a large variety of companies, like Boeing, IKEA or Spotify about applications and possibilities of Artificial Intelligence. New episodes are released every other week.


I hope you will check out some of these podcasts / episodes and make sure to comment what your favorites are too!


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