All Episodes

Thursday, August 31, 2023 Prompt Engineering: The Secret Sauce for AI Success

This episode unpacked why crafting excellent prompts is critical to get the most out of AI systems. Prompts act as instructions that steer the AI'...

Tuesday, August 29, 2023 Predictive AI - Your Crystal Ball for the 21st Century

Today we explore predictive AI - systems that analyze data to forecast future outcomes. We learn how techniques like machine learning help uncover pat...

Saturday, August 26, 2023 Be My Eyes - How AI can help the Disabled

This episode explored how AI is transforming assistive technology to expand accessibility for the disabled. We learned how modern AI enables advanced ...

Thursday, August 24, 2023 Back to School, Version 2.0: How AI is Disrupting Education

This episode explores how schools are adapting to powerful new AI technologies like ChatGPT that can generate remarkably human-like text and content. ...

Tuesday, August 22, 2023 The Terminator Movies: From Sci-Fi Nightmare to AI Safety Blueprint

The Terminator films have profoundly shaped how society thinks about artificial intelligence. This episode analyzes concepts like artificial general i...

Friday, August 18, 2023 Can Machines Truly Think? And Can They Pass The Turing Test?

Today we explore the age-old question of whether machines can think. Looking at definitions of "thinking", philosophical perspectives, and A...

Wednesday, August 16, 2023 Instagram and the Dangers of Non-Transparent AI: Mechanistic Interpretability

In this episode, we explore the AI concept of mechanistic interpretability - understanding how and why an AI model makes certain decisions. Using Inst...

Monday, August 14, 2023 Why does ChatGPT hallucinate?

This episode explores the concerning phenomenon of AI hallucination - when chatbots like ChatGPT confidently provide false or fabricated information. ...

Saturday, August 12, 2023 Military Drones & AI's Life-or-Death Decisions

This episode explores how militaries around the world are beginning to integrate artificial intelligence into their capabilities, from surveillance dr...

Wednesday, August 9, 2023 Asimov's Robot Stories & AI: Bridging Fiction and Reality

In this episode of 'A Beginner's Guide to AI', we journey into the captivating world of Isaac Asimov's Robot Stories and their profoun...

Thursday, August 3, 2023 Do you say "Please" to a Machine? Anthropomorphism in AI

In this episode of "A Beginner's Guide to AI", we delve into the fascinating world of anthropomorphism in AI - humanising our machines. ...

Tuesday, August 1, 2023 The Magic of AI - Sorting Hats, Patronus Charms and other Harry Potter Devices

In this episode of "A Beginner's Guide to AI," we take a spellbinding journey into the intersection of the wizarding world of Harry Pott...