“I worry that people are not contextualizing their interactions with AI enough”

| February 21, 2024

EPISODE 15 | ISI’s Artificial Intelligence director, anthropologist Adam Russell, gets to know his researchers. This week: Jay Pujara

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.

Jay Pujara, Director of the Center on Knowledge Graphs at ISI, discusses the unique strengths universities have to offer to the research community. He describes what led him to AI and what students looking to get into the field might want to do. From creating a welcoming environment in libraries to cooking good food, he shares what job responsibilities he doubts AI will be able to do in the near future. He explains why he wants to better understand science, why AI needs to be able to understand the work better, and why he hates superlatives. Listen to his episode of AI/nsiders below.

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Published on February 21st, 2024

Last updated on May 16th, 2024

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