Interviews

11 lessons on building & shipping a smart device from Ray Wu, founder of Wynd
October 7th, 2017 | Internet of Things, Interviews, Wearables
Wynd is one of the best Kickstarter projects I own. It has both an air purifier and air quality tracker that work together to help improve the air quality around you. It is a great example of using technology to improve society's quality of life. For those with allergies and/or highly polluted environments, this can make a world of difference. Ray Wu, founder and CEO of Wynd, was kind enough to answer some questions around building and shipping a hardware product. Here are 11 lessons I drew from what he shared.
Insights into the world of machine learning from a chief scientist
September 27th, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Interviews
Dr. Sid J Reddy is chief scientist at Conversica and will be speaking at AI with the Best about creating an automated sales assistant that engages in genuine human conversation! I thought I'd ask him for his insights into the world of machine learning, natural language processing and our AI-powered future!
Talking machine learning with Tanmay Bakshi at the IBM Watson Summit!
August 8th, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Interviews
I spoke with Tanmay Bakshi all about machine learning, how he got into developing software so early on, what he thinks about the Singularity and more in this interview outside the IBM Watson Summit in Sydney!
SpatialStories — a new toolset for VR/AR storytelling
July 10th, 2017 | Interviews, Virtual Reality
SpatialStories is a new way to put together interactive real-time VR/AR content.  Michaël Martin, CTO at Apelab, shared a few quick bits of info on their toolset for anyone looking to see if this is the toolset they've been waiting for!
Lessons from giving Melissa, a virtual assistant, its own UI interface
July 1st, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Interviews
Tanay Pant has done some great work making a virtual assistant that is open for others to learn from and use. Melissa has been improving, recently gaining its own UI which brings it out from the command line! I spoke with Tanay about the UI process.
This team have already built 20 educational games in VR and AR
June 27th, 2017 | Augmented Reality, Interviews, Virtual Reality
Bringing emerging tech into education is something which we need much more of. The team at arludo are powering forward doing just this — using VR and AR to educate students about science. Michael Kasumovic, the founder of arludo, took some time to chat about their journey so far.