Hosted by EIC Mikael Angelo Francisco, Ask Theory shines the spotlight on Pinoy scientific brilliance, in a fun and entertaining “kwentuhan” format. Each episode of Ask Theory features a Pinoy scientist from one of the various scientific disciplines. In a very casual conversation, guests explain what they do in simple terms, as well as share their fascinating stories: how they got into science, the challenges they face, what motivates them to pursue their fields, what future scientists from the Philippines can look forward to, and so much more.
Episode 36: Mapapalitan Ba Talaga Ng A.I. Ang Mga Tao?
This episode features Albert Yumol, a full-stack data scientist and machine learning engineer specializing in data architecture, analytics, and ethics. He is well-versed in supervised and unsupervised machine learning algorithms for industry and research applications. On the side, he teaches data science in a bootcamp company called Eskwelabs and spearheads a curriculum on data ethics and human-centered design.
We talked about how the Philippines compares to the rest of the world when it comes to A.I., if A.I. can ever replace human beings, the biggest challenges holding the Philippines back when it comes to technological development, the concept of developing technology for social good, the future of technological advancement in the Philippines, and more.
Listen to Ask Theory Episode 36 here:
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