Syringe on a computer chip
Principal Investigator, MIT CSAIL, Professor, MIT CSAIL

PRODUCED BY: Nate Caldwell

CSAIL Professor John Guttag discusses the process of incorporating AI into healthcare. Guttag also talks about the process of bringing an idea out of the lab and into a full-fledged business.

 

The podcast transcript can be found here.

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Digital code on blue screen
Principal Research Scientist, MIT CSAIL

PRODUCED BY: Nate Caldwell

Una-May discusses the difference between deep learning and deep understanding and some of the challenges humans face when writing as well reading code. Learning code is like learning a new language which is not necessarily intuitive, it is hard to read and error prone. O’Reilly’s group AnyScale Learning for All (ALFA) develops new data-driven analyses of online coding courses, deep learning techniques for program representations, and adversarial attacks on machine learning models.

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Digital graphic of a spiral
Professor, MIT EECS

PRODUCED BY: Nate Caldwell

David Karger is a professor of computer science at MIT. Karger splits his research between algorithms and information retrieval. His work in algorithms has focused on applications of randomization to optimization problems. More recently, he has been researching retrieval systems that personalized themselves to best fit the individual's user's needs and behaviors.

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Visual Layout of Information Network
Senior Research Scientist, MIT CSAIL

PRODUCED BY: Nate Caldwell

CSAIL's David Clark discusses the differences between misinformation and disinformation, and why the latter is a more serious threat. He also examines possible solutions to the disinformation problem.

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Digital Lock
Associate Professor, MIT CSAIL

PRODUCED BY: Nate Caldwell

CSAIL Professor Adam Chlipala is working to change some of the fundamental ways we use cryptography. His latest project, Fiat Cryptography, utilizes formal methods to create complex cryptographic code to guarantee correctness. Fiat Cryptography stands to significantly change the efficiency and security of the web.

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