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Gradient Dissent: Conversations on AI

Join Lukas Biewald on Gradient Dissent, an AI-focused podcast brought to you by Weights & Biases. Dive into fascinating conversations with industry giants from NVIDIA, Meta, Google, Lyft, OpenAI, and more. Explore the cutting-edge of AI and learn the intricacies of bringing models into production.

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Recent Episodes of Gradient Dissent: Conversations on AI


Harnessing AI for legal practice with CoCounsel’s Jake Heller

Harnessing AI for legal practice with CoCounsel’s Jake Heller

In this episode of Gradient Dissent, Jake Heller, Head of Product, CoCounsel, joins host Lukas Biewald to discuss how AI is innovating legal practices and reshaping educational approaches for aspiring lawyers. From automating document review to enhancing legal research capabilities, explore the potential impact and challenges AI presents in the legal field. Whether you're a legal professional, a student, or simply curious about the future of law and technology, this conversation provides valuable insights and perspectives. Tune in now to explore the evolving landscape of AI in legal education.

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Episode 11 July 2024 1h, 4m and 16s


Transforming Search with Perplexity AI’s CTO Denis Yarats

Transforming Search with Perplexity AI’s CTO Denis Yarats

In this episode of Gradient Dissent, Denis Yarats, CTO of Perplexity, joins host Lukas Biewald to discuss the innovative use of AI in creating high-quality, fast search engine answers.

Discover how Perplexity combines advancements in search engines and LLMs to deliver precise answers. Yarats shares insights on the technical challenges, the importance of speed, and the future of AI in search.

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Episode 20 June 2024 43m and 54s


AI in electronics: Quilter’s journey in PCB design

AI in electronics: Quilter’s journey in PCB design

In this episode of Gradient Dissent, Sergiy Nesterenko, CEO of Quilter, joins host Lukas Biewald to discuss the groundbreaking use of reinforcement learning in PCB design. 

Learn how Quilter automates the complex, manual process of creating PCBs, making it faster and more efficient. Nesterenko shares insights on the challenges and successes of integrating AI with real-world applications and discusses the future of electronic design.


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Episode 6 June 2024 43m and 50s


The Future of AI in Coding with Codeium CEO Varun Mohan

The Future of AI in Coding with Codeium CEO Varun Mohan

In this episode of Gradient Dissent, Varun Mohan, Co-Founder & CEO of Codeium, joins host Lukas Biewald to discuss the transformative power of AI in coding. 

They explore how Codeium evolved from GPU virtualization to a widely used AI coding tool and tackled the technical challenges and future prospects of AI-assisted software development. Varun shares insights on overcoming performance and latency issues and how AI can significantly enhance engineering velocity. This episode offers an in-depth look at the intersection of AI and coding, highlighting both technological advancements and the potential for more efficient development processes.


Episode 23 May 2024 54m and 53s


Shaping AI Benchmarks with Together AI Co-Founder Percy Liang

Shaping AI Benchmarks with Together AI Co-Founder Percy Liang

In this episode of Gradient Dissent, Together AI co-founder and Stanford Associate Professor Percy Liang joins host, Lukas Biewald, to discuss advancements in AI benchmarking and the pivotal role that open-source plays in AI development.

He shares his development of HELM—a robust framework for evaluating language models. The discussion highlights how this framework improves transparency and effectiveness in AI benchmarks. Additionally, Percy shares insights on the pivotal role of open-source models in democratizing AI development and addresses the challenges of English language bias in global AI applications. This episode offers in-depth insights into how benchmarks are sh...

Episode 9 May 2024 53m and 20s


Accelerating drug discovery with AI: Insights from Isomorphic Labs

Accelerating drug discovery with AI: Insights from Isomorphic Labs

In this episode of Gradient Dissent, Isomorphic Labs Chief AI Officer Max Jaderberg, and Chief Technology Officer Sergei Yakneen join our host Lukas Biewald to discuss the advancements in biotech and drug discovery being unlocked with machine learning.

With backgrounds in advanced AI research at DeepMind, Max and Sergei offer their unique insights into the challenges and successes of applying AI in a complex field like biotechnology. They share their journey at Isomorphic Labs, a company dedicated to revolutionizing drug discovery with AI. In this episode, they discuss the transformative impact of deep learning on the drug...

Episode 25 April 2024 1h, 10m and 23s


Redefining AI Hardware for Enterprise with SambaNova’s Rodrigo Liang

Redefining AI Hardware for Enterprise with SambaNova’s Rodrigo Liang

🚀 Discover the cutting-edge AI hardware development for enterprises in this episode of Gradient Dissent, featuring Rodrigo Liang, CEO of SambaNova Systems. 

Rodrigo Liang’s journey from Oracle to founding SambaNova is a tale of innovation and determination. In this episode, Rodrigo discusses the importance of specialized hardware in unlocking AI's potential for Enterprise businesses and SambaNova's mission to deliver comprehensive AI solutions from chips to models. 

Explore the critical insights on navigating the challenges of introducing AI to executives and the evolution of AI applications within large enterprises, and get a glimpse into the future of AI i...

Episode 11 April 2024 53m and 4s


Navigating the Vector Database Landscape with Pinecone's Edo Liberty

Navigating the Vector Database Landscape with Pinecone's Edo Liberty

🚀 This episode of Gradient Dissent welcomes Edo Liberty, the mind behind Pinecone's revolutionary vector database technology.

As a former leader at Amazon AI Labs and Yahoo's New York lab, Edo Liberty's extensive background in AI research and development showcases the complexities behind vector databases and their essential role in enhancing AI's capabilities.

Discover the pivotal moments and key decisions that have defined Pinecone's journey, learn about the different embedding strategies that are reshaping AI applications, and understand how Pinecone's success has had a profound impact on the technology landscape.

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Episode 28 March 2024 1h, 6m and 5s


Transforming Data into Business Solutions with Salesforce AI CEO, Clara Shih

Transforming Data into Business Solutions with Salesforce AI CEO, Clara Shih

🚀 In this episode of Gradient Dissent, we explore the revolutionary impact of AI across industries with Clara Shih, CEO of Salesforce AI and Founder of Hearsay Systems. 

Dive into Salesforce AI's cutting-edge approach to customer service through AI, the importance of a trust-first strategy, and the future of AI policies and education. Learn how Salesforce empowers businesses and shapes the future with AI innovations like Prompt Builder and Copilot Studio. Whether you're an AI enthusiast, a business leader, or someone curious about the future of technology, this discussion offers valuable insights into navigating the rapidly evolving world of A...

Episode 14 March 2024 58m and 24s


Upgrading Your Health: Navigating AI's Future In Healthcare with John Halamka of Mayo Clinic Platform

Upgrading Your Health: Navigating AI's Future In Healthcare with John Halamka of Mayo Clinic Platform

In the newest episode of Gradient Dissent, we explore the intersecting worlds of AI and Healthcare with John Halamka, President of the Mayo Clinic Platform.

Journey with us down John Halamka's remarkable path from his early tech startup days to leading innovations as the President of the Mayo Clinic Platform, one of the world's most esteemed healthcare institutions. This deep dive into AI's role in modern medicine covers the technology's evolution, its potential to redefine patient care, and the visionary work of Mayo Clinic Platform in harnessing AI responsibly.

Explore the misconceptions surrounding AI in...

Episode 29 February 2024 1h, 4m and 24s

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