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#139 Dmitry Shapiro: Breaking Barriers with No Code AI
This episode is sponsored by Shopify. Shopify is a commerce platform that allows anyone to set up an online store and sell their products. It’s the leading commerce platform designed for a business of any size. Whether you’re selling online, on social media, or in person, Shopify has you covered on every base. With Shopify you can sell physical and digital products. You can sell services, memberships, ticketed events, rentals and even classes and lessons. Sign up for a $1 per month trial period at http://shopify.com/eyeonai On episode #139 of Eye on AI , Craig Smith sits down with Dmitry Shapiro, Founder of YouAi and CEO of GoMeta. Dmitry Shapiro is no stranger to the tech industry. With an impressive track record, he has made significant contributions to companies like Google, MySpace, and now, he's leading the charge at YouAi. We start by exploring the groundbreaking concept behind YouAi, a company poised to revolutionize how we interact with artificial intelligence. Education and content generation are domains where AI's potential can be unleashed in a transformative way. Dmitri reveals how AI could serve as a personal 'mind reader', bridging knowledge gaps and personalizing education like never before. The spotlight then turns to Mind Studio, YouAi's ingenious tool that empowers users to create AI models without coding. Dmitry also unveils AI tools that simplify parenting. As we near the end of our conversation, we revisit the concept of mind indexing and explore AI assistants, recommendation systems, and the power of asking questions to decode ambiguity. Dmitry Shapiro LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dmitry-shapiro-a2b1 Craig Smith Twitter: https://twitter.com/craigss Eye on A.I. Twitter: https://twitter.com/EyeOn_AI (00:00) Preview and Introduction (02:00) Shopify (04:11) Dmitry Shapiro’s Early Career (11:29) AI in Education? (18:20) AI’s Role in Content Creation (25:24) Customizing AI Applications (36:26) Leveraging The Right LLMs (44:54) AI Assistants Explained (53:22) What is Mind Indexing? (56:19) Shopify
#138 Dan O'Connell: How AI is Disrupting Business Communications
This episode is sponsored by MindStudio by YouAi. MindStudio is the best way to build an AI business. Start driving some serious revenue before everyone else. Mind Studio allows you to use conversational language to program incredibly powerful AI tools. No coding knowledge is needed to start your AI business. Sign up now- https://youai.ai/mindstudio On episode #138 of Eye on AI. Craig Smith sits down with Dan O'Connell, the Chief AI and Strategy Officer at Dialpad and a seasoned expert in the world of AI-driven business communications. Check out Dialpad- https://www.dialpad.com/ Currently serving as a member of Dialpad's Board of Directors, Dan's impressive career includes leadership roles at TalkIQ, AdRoll, and an 8-year stint at Google in key sales positions. During our conversation, Dan takes us through Dialpad's AI-driven transformation of business communication. We explore the power of natural language processing, speech recognition, and large language models, enabling real-time transcription, call summaries, sentiment analysis, and virtual agents. We also delve into the significance of sentiment analysis and the role of context, alongside debates on third-party APIs versus proprietary models, AI's unpredictability, and domain-specific model economics. Our exploration continues with AI's impact on CRM, generative AI's insights, chatbot evolution, and cost-effective AI management. Tune in to explore AIs impact on modern day business communication. Dan O’Connell’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/droconnell/ Craig Smith Twitter: https://twitter.com/craigss Eye on A.I. Twitter: https://twitter.com/EyeOn_AI (00:00) Preview and Introduction (01:33) Mind Studio by YouAI (03:46) Artificial Intelligence in Business Communications (10:54) Building Sentiment Analysis and Custom Models (19:35) Managing Costs and using AI in Business (23:47) AI Disrupts CRM Market? (30:56) Mind Studio by YouAI
#137 Raul Martynek: How AI Will Change Data Centers Forever
This episode is sponsored by Netsuite by Oracle, the number one cloud financial system, streamlining accounting, financial management, inventory, HR, and more. Download NetSuite’s popular KPI Checklist, designed to give you consistently excellent performance - absolutely free at NetSuite.com/EYEONAI On Episode #137 of Eye on AI, we dive deep into the world of data storage and its connection to AI. Join host Craig Smith as we unravel valuable insights shared by Raul Martynek, CEO of Data Bank, and explore the evolving landscape of data centers and their pivotal role in powering AI-driven innovations. In this episode we discuss the history and significance of data centers, from their humble beginnings to their crucial role in today's data-driven world. Uncover how AI is driving the surging demand for data center capacity and the challenges the industry faces, including the impact of inflation and supply chain disruptions. We talk about China's ambitious plans to bolster its semiconductor industry and its implications for data center growth. We also delve into the critical issue of power consumption driven by AI and its effects on global power grids Join us for a thought-provoking discussion on the future of data centers and its synergy with AI. Raul Martynek's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/raulmartynek Craig Smith Twitter: https://twitter.com/craigss Eye on A.I. Twitter: https://twitter.com/EyeOn_AI (00:00) Preview and Introduction (01:43) Netsuite by Oracle (06:10) Growing Demands for Data Centers (12:35) Data Centres Before AI (24:08) Industry Challenges and Market Trends (29:20) AI’s Impact on Power Consumption (36:00) Future of Databank (40:20) AIs Impact on Data Centers (44:34) Podcast Wrap-Up and Netsuite by Oracle
#136 Mike Knoop: Zapier Co-Founder on The Power of AI in Automation
This episode is sponsored by MindStudio by YouAi. MindStudio is the best way to build an AI business. Start driving some serious revenue before everyone else. Mind Studio allows you to use conversational language to program incredibly powerful AI tools. No coding knowledge is needed to start your AI business. Sign up now- https://youai.ai/mindstudio On episode #136 of the Eye on AI podcast, Craig Smith sits down with Mike Knoop, Co Founder of Zapier, a tool that simplifies workflows by connecting various apps and services, making automation accessible to a wide range of users. In this episode, we dive deep into Mike's journey, from his early engineering days to building Zapier into a $5 Billion Dollar business. Zapier's capabilities have breached boundaries beyond just business process automation. Mike also shares heartening stories of it being used to prototype products and even kickstart businesses. Discover how they managed to carve out a niche in the mid-market and growth stages, all while sticking to their low-cost user acquisition model.We also explore the revolution of language models in automating workflows and the transformative power of turning unstructured data into structured gems. In the final segment, we navigate the competitive landscape for startups, shedding light on the unique struggles faced by AI startups and offering insights on how to make your mark amidst the giants. We also discuss the impact of AI on the market and how consumers can make sense of the plethora of AI offerings. It's a conversation packed with invaluable insights on AI, automation, and business. Don't miss this chance to learn from an industry leader! Mike Knoop’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikeknoop Craig Smith Twitter: https://twitter.com/craigss Eye on A.I. Twitter: https://twitter.com/EyeOn_AI 00:00 Preview 00:57 Introduction 01:38 MindStudio by YouAi 03:06 Mike’s Journey from Engineering to Zapier 10:35 Finding Market Fit for AI Tools 15:32 Integration of Language Models in Automation 22:48 How Does Zapier Leverage AI? 30:51 UI Roadmaps and Zapier's Evolving Market 35:01 Zapier’s Challenges and Competitors 40:16 Innovation and Differentiation in Startups 44:32 Rise in AI Startups 48:59 MindStudio by YouAi
#135 Diaa El All: How AI Could Change Music Forever
This episode is sponsored by MindStudio by YouAi. MindStudio is the best way to build an AI business. Start driving some serious revenue before everyone else. Mind Studio allows you to use conversational language to program incredibly powerful AI tools. No coding knowledge is needed to start your AI business. Sign up - YOUAI.AI/mindstudio On episode #135 of the Eye on AI podcast, Craig Smith sits down with Diaa El All, founder and CEO of Soundful, an AI tool that generates royalty free background music at the click of a button for your videos, streams, podcasts and more. From its integration with natural language processing to major industry partnerships, Soundful is paving the way for creators to not just produce, but also to monetize their content without worrying about being copyright striked. As we venture into the future of music production and licensing, we question the impact of AI on the music industry and what it means on the business side as well. We breakdown how AI can enable musicians to boost their creativity by drawing inspiration from generative AI music. Finally, we delve into the debate surrounding the role of imperfections in crafting a successful song. Imperfections have long been considered an integral part of what makes music human and relatable. Is perfection still the goal, or is there room for quirks and idiosyncrasies in AI-generated music? Tune in as we unravel the transformative power of AI in reshaping the music industry and propelling its evolution. Diaa El All LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diaaelall/ Craig Smith Twitter: https://twitter.com/craigss Eye on A.I. Twitter: https://twitter.com/EyeOn_AI (00:00) Preview and Introduction (01:36) MindStudio by YouAI (03:53) Soundful’s Origin Story (06:25) Can Creators Benefit From AI Music? (16:24) Who uses Soundful? (25:50) Future of Music Production and Licensing (33:16) How AI Creates Music (37:15) MindStudio by YouAI
Eye on A.I. is a biweekly podcast, hosted by longtime New York Times correspondent Craig S. Smith. In each episode, Craig will talk to people making a difference in artificial intelligence. The podcast aims to put incremental advances into a broader context and consider the global implications of the developing technology. AI is about to change your world, so pay attention.