#1 – Human-Centered AI: A First Principles Approach

In AI Simplified episode one, we’ll guide you through what Human-Centered AI is, why it is necessary, and what it can do for your organization.

We cover:

  • What makes AI “human-centered”
  • Why Human-Centered AI is important for your business
  • How you can create a business with Human-Centered AI principles
  • How to implement Human-Centered AI in your organization

Skip, recap, or review with timestamps:

0:00 Introduction
0:40 Why Create This Podcast?
5:34 What Is AI?
10:15 AI From Practical / Theoretical Perspective
14:30 Era Of Narrow AI
19:56 Implementing AI In Your Business
24:10 Lego Blocks Of AI
27:16 Machine Learning
35:30 How AI/ML Can Help The Retail Industry
43:10 What Color Is The Dress
52:00 Hot Industries For AI Today
59:04 Humans & AI


Why a podcast about human-centered AI?

People are either talking about artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, deep learning, etc. in a very technical way or not at all. Having studied Computer Science and Advanced Analytics and created an AI – advanced analytics supply chain company, I understand first-hand how valuable the field is, but not everyone does. I want to change that. We can all learn principles of AI and implement them in very practical ways. Whether you want to automate a part of your business or create a new business altogether, AI can help you. My goal through this podcast is to simplify AI.

Calling it a podcast gives you a broad understanding of how we’ll communicate, but the format will be much more engaging than just audio. However, you can listen to AI Simplified like a traditional podcast too.

Amjad Hussain
Founder + Chief Executive Officer, Algo

About the host

portrait of Amjad Hussain, one of the author for Algo podcast and the CEO of Algo

Amjad Hussain

Amjad Hussain is an entrepreneur at heart. He founded Algo where he is the CEO during the day and AI lego blocks designer at night. He has built an intrinsically motivated global team of deep business domain experts, AI architects, computer scientists and software engineers. Algo is an always on full stack platform with deep learning, augmented reality and workflow automation woven at its core. The platform has a conversational virtual business analyst persona as its primary user interface. The company is enjoying sustainable growth creating tremendous net new value for its customers world-wide.

Amjad completed his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering with Honors from UET Lahore. He earned his Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from UMIST, in the United Kingdom and an Advanced Analytics MBA from MIT. He has completed general management programs at Harvard and Stanford business schools. Amjad deeply cares about ethical issues surrounding AI and its societal impact.

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