๐ŸŽฅWhat is Applied AI ?Are Engineers Artists? + more with Ritendra Datta- Ep 8

This episode of 'Unsupervised Learning' features an insightful conversation with Ritendra Datta, Head of Applied AI at Databricks, exploring the intersection of human behavior, technology innovation, and the creative process behind directing a movie and building a product. Datta discusses his career journey from Google to Facebook to Databricks and his involvement in external mentorship through Mentor Cruise.

The dialogue delves into AI's influence on society, the differences between applied and generative AI, and the utility of AI in diverse applications like anomaly detection in industrial settings.

Datta also shares his thoughts on leadership, team building, the synergy between engineering and filmmaking, and the importance of bridging technological advancement with human-centric design and empathy. The conversation also touches upon his efforts to support independent cinema through mentoring revenue.

Guest Links- https://www.databricks.com/customers/... https://www.linkedin.com/in/ritendrad... https://ritendra.weebly.com/ https://mentorcruise.com/mentor/riten... https://medium.com/@ritendra.datta

Culture of Code


One of Ritendra's Short Films - Dark Circle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dK6OK... https://www.linkedin.com/posts/ritend...

Show Links https://www.unsupervisedlearning.co

00:00 Introduction and Journey to Mentorship 01:13 The Start of the Mentoring Journey 01:28 The Common Theme Among Mentees 01:40 The Balance Between Fear and Excitement 02:03 The Culture of Code 02:13 The Role of AI at Databricks 02:45 The Difference Between Applied AI and Non-Applied AI 03:54 The Three Layers of Software in Enterprise Companies 06:02 The Role of AI in Different Industries 07:36 The Intersection of AI and Human Decision Making 09:06 The Similarities Between AI and Robotics Process Automation 14:37 The Importance of Knowledge Sharing and Personal Interests 15:21 The Freedom of Building Teams and Serving Business Needs 30:31 The Intersection of Art, Cinema, and Engineering 32:31 The Importance of Being Heard and Appreciated

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