Instead of our normal format, this month's presentaion is from DeveloperTown's MindMeld Series.
AI / ML (artificial intelligence and machine learning) is having a big impact in our lives, our work, and our businesses. So what should we be looking out for? And how should we be preparing?
To explore this topic, I (Alex Billingsley) was joined by fellow DeveloperTown tech experts, Data Practice Leader, Brian Rowe and Senior Software (Data) Engineer, Joe Christman. Together, we discussed how terms have changed, news in large language models, examples of existing AI / ML models,and much more. As we talked, the conversation expounded on how businesses can prepare their data for excellent ML, the dangers of AI, and the need to cultivate critical thinking.
“Data prep is the foundation for any kind of a project that you want to do in AI or ML. And, generally speaking, it’s one of the most dangerous parts because it sets the course for how the project’s going to go. It’s kinda your limiting factor.” -- Joe Christman
(53 min listen)
Data Practice Leader at DeveloperTown
With 20+ years’ experience in Business Intelligence, Analytics, Project Management, Serial Entrepreneurship, Product Management, and eCommerce Strategy, Brian Rowe works with new ventures to bring exciting ideas to market.
Linkedin - Brian Rowe
Senior Software (Data) Engineer at DeveloperTown
Joe Christman makes databases better. His core skill set involves building robust, scalable data models for analytical solutions including the full ETL lifecycle from initial ingestion through the preferred OLAP structure and into the visual layer. He has hands-on experience in all three major cloud providers, Azure, AWS, and GCP, as well as a variety of SQL dialects and Business Intelligence tools.
Linkedin - Joe Christman
Alex Billingsley is Vice President of Engineering at DeveloperTown and a host of The Innovation Series podcast. A graduate of DePauw University, Alex has extensive experience in systems development, iOS, web development, product development, and product application.
Linkedin - Alexander Billingsley
DeveloperTown is a multi-faceted software consultancy for today’s IT and Business Leaders. They create world-class digital experiences to help businesses succeed in a competitive digital world.
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