In This Episode

  • Guest Colin Murdoch, Senior Business Director at DeepMind, talks with host Abigail Hing Wen, Intel AI Tech Evangelist and New York Times best-selling author, about text-to-speech system WaveNet, the recent breakthrough with AlphaFold, the potential for artificial intelligence to solve energy challenges, and how Google adopts cutting-edge research into a number of services.

  • The two also discuss examples like AlphaGo, GraphNet, advancements in Android products, and what the future of artificial general intelligence might look like.

  • Follow DeepMind and Abigail on Twitter

  • Learn more about Intel’s work in AI

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Speaker: Colin Murdoch is the Senior Business Director at DeepMind

DeepMind: From the Lab to the World – Intel on AI Season 2, Episode 13

Bio:

Colin Murdoch is the Senior Business Director at DeepMind. Decades of international commercial experience and deep technical expertise mean Colin is uniquely placed to ensure DeepMind’s cutting-edge research benefits as many people as possible. As a member of the executive committee, Colin oversees a wide-range of teams including DeepMind for Google, which applies research breakthroughs to Google products and infrastructure used by billions of people. He also helps drive the growth of DeepMind, building and leading critical functions including finance and strategy and leading external and commercial partnerships. Originally an electronics and software engineer, he has held senior positions at both start-ups and global companies such as Thomson Reuters, helping them solve their own complex, mission-critical, real-world challenges.