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AI is a Creativity Maximizer with Ben Taylor of DataRobot

Many of the tasks we perform on a daily basis are beneath our abilities, and these are the ideal targets for AI

Many of the tasks we perform on a daily basis are beneath our abilities, and these are the ideal targets for AI. In this episode, Ben Taylor of DataRobot joins Frederic Van Haren and Stephen Foskett to talk about AI as a creativity maximizer. Business people too often get stuck in a process rather than innovating, from office work to manufacturing to R&D, and all of these can be augmented by AI-based tools. The most successful companies have hundreds or thousands of AI initiatives across the entire business to help identify opportunities for the technology to help employees be more successful. There is an inherent push and pull between small tactical projects and big strategic ones, and we have to consider the level of effort and the impact of AI projects.

Three Questions

  • Frederic: When will we see a full self-driving car that can drive anywhere, any time?
  • Stephen: Is AI just a new aspect of data science or is it truly a unique field?
  • Mike O’Malle, SVP, Seneca Global: Can you give an example where an AI algorithm went terribly wrong and gave a result that clearly wasn’t correct?

Guests and Hosts

Ben Taylor, Chief AI Evangelist, DataRobot and host of the More Intelligent Tomorrow podcast. Connect with Ben on LinkedIn or on Twitter at @BenTaylorData.

Frederic Van Haren is the CTO and Founder at HighFens Inc., Consultancy & Services. Connect with Frederic on LinkedIn or on X/Twitter and check out the Highfens website

Stephen Foskett, Publisher of Gestalt IT and Organizer of Tech Field Day. Find Stephen’s writing at GestaltIT.com, on Twitter at @SFoskett, or on Mastodon at @[email protected].