The luckiest guy in AI (Ep. 477)

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August 26, 2022

Serial entrepreneur Varun Ganapathi joins the house crew for a dialog in regards to the intersection of physics, machine studying, and AI. He provides some suggestions for builders seeking to get began within the ML/AI house and shares his personal path from academia to entrepreneurship.

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Serial entrepreneur Varun Ganapathi joins the house crew for a dialog in regards to the intersection of physics, machine studying, and AI. He provides some suggestions for builders seeking to get began within the ML/AI house and shares his personal path from academia to entrepreneurship. Plus: How an early lack of Nintendo motivated Varun to be taught to program.

Episode notes:

Varun is the cofounder and CTO of AKASA, which develops purpose-built AI and automation options for the healthcare business.

Constructing a physics simulator for a robotic helicopter as a pupil at Stanford helped Varun join his pursuits in physics, machine studying, and AI. Try that venture here. His teacher? Andrew Ng.

Together with NG, Varun was fortunate sufficient to attach with some sensible AI of us throughout his time at Stanford, like Jeffrey Dean, Head of Google AI; Daphne Koller, cofounder of Coursera; and Sebastian Thrun, cofounder of Udacity.

When Varun earned his PhD in laptop science and AI, Koller and Thrun served as his advisors. You possibly can learn their work here.

In 2017, Udacity acquired Varun’s startup, CloudLabs, the corporate behind Terminal.  

Join with Varun on LinkedIn.

Right now’s Lifeboat badge goes to person John Woo for his or her reply to the query Update the row that has the current highest (maximum) value of one field.

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Tags: ai, machine learning, physics, robotics, silicon valley, stanford, the stack overflow podcast

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