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Recently, this post of the Best Jobs in the US came across my news feed.Note that “Data Scientist” has been knocked out of first place by “Machine Learning Engineer.” This title didn’t even exist a few years ago.So then, how do we prepare kids for the future of work when the jobs don’t exist yet. Simple: you prepare them with the fundamentals.As I recorded this show, I was joined by a distinguished guest rather by surprise. See, anything can happen on a live stream!Check out his coding camp’s website at http://fairhavencodingcamp.com and if you live in the DC area, sign up your middle/high schooler today!

Here’s an interesting perspective on how AI is already impacting our lives through customer service chat bots. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page

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AI Today Podcast #47: AI in Customer Service — AI Use Case Series

Artificial Intelligence is allowing companies to improve customer service in ways not possible before.  Chatbots allow companies to have an always-on agent that can be integrated into customer support service teams to answer questions or help provide more relevant products and services based on customer preferences. AI enabled systems can help handle complicated, multi-step transactions that are often error-prone such as loan application or student applications or real estate.

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Terrabytes, Petabytes, and Yottabytes. We toss these terms around quite casually, but do we really know how huge these are?

Using grains of rice and retro computer graphics reminiscent of the Computer Chronicles, the YouTube channel “It’s OK to Be Smart” explores how big big data is and what the future of data storage may be.

I’ll be headed off to Las Vegas this week for an internal Microsoft event. When this video on “taking the luck out of gambling” with Mathematics, came across my desk, I thought it was timely and good enough to share.

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Spanning mathematics, psychology, economics and physics, Adam Kucharski reveals the long and tangled history between betting and science, and explains how gambling shaped everything from probability to game theory, and chaos theory to artificial intelligence.