Gradient Dissent: Conversations on AI

Explore the Future of Investment & Impact in AI with Host Lukas Biewald and Guests Elad Gill and Sarah Guo of the No Priors podcast. Sarah is the founder of Conviction VC, an AI-centric $100 million venture fund. Elad, a seasoned entrepreneur and startup investor, boasts an impressive portfolio in...
In the latest episode of Gradient Dissent, we explore the innovative features and impact of LlamaIndex in AI data management with Jerry Liu, CEO of LlamaIndex. Jerry shares insights on how LlamaIndex integrates diverse data formats with advanced AI technologies, addressing challenges in data retrieval, analysis, and conversational memory. We...
In the latest episode of Gradient Dissent, we hear from Joseph Spisak, Product Director, Generative AI @Meta, to explore the boundless impacts of AI and its expansive role in reshaping various sectors.  We delve into the intricacies of models like GPT and Llama2, their influence on user experiences, and AI’s...
In the premiere episode of Gradient Dissent Business, we’re joined by Weights & Biases co-founder Chris Van Pelt for a deep dive into the world of large language models like GPT-3.5 and GPT-4. Chris bridges his expertise as both a tech founder and AI expert, offering key strategies for startups...
On this episode, we’re joined by Brandon Duderstadt, Co-Founder and CEO of Nomic AI. Both of Nomic AI’s products, Atlas and GPT4All, aim to improve the explainability and accessibility of AI. We discuss: – (0:55) What GPT4All is and its value proposition. – (6:56) The advantages of using smaller LLMs...
On this episode, we’re joined by Soumith Chintala, VP/Fellow of Meta and Co-Creator of PyTorch. Soumith and his colleagues’ open-source framework impacted both the development process and the end-user experience of what would become PyTorch. We discuss: – The history of PyTorch’s development and TensorFlow’s impact on development decisions. –...