“If you study AI you need to be curious and not pay attention to the noise”

by Nina Moothedath

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AI/nsiders – ISI

Adam Russell, AI/nthropologist and Director of the AI Division at the USC Information Sciences Institute (ISI), is on a journey to help build a better world with AI. He interviews the ISI humans behind AI to understand what motivates them, how they shape AI today, and where they hope AI will go.

Pei Zhou, a research assistant at ISI, shares why good communication is so important in his field. He describes a challenge some AI models face and how improved self-awareness could help solve it. He explains how students can approach research to find their passion, which he believes is important to those looking to work with AI. He shares his thoughts on how different disciplines have been incorporated into his field. He discusses how models still have a long way to go when it comes to understanding subtext in everyday conversations. Listen to his episode below.

Read the transcript here.

Published on July 10th, 2024

Last updated on July 9th, 2024

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