5 Podcasts on Artificial Intelligence To Follow

November 07, 2017

With new artificial intelligence technologies being created and improved every day, it is very difficult to stay on top of what’s going on in AI. For those on the go, podcasts are a great way to stay up to date while commuting or getting your daily exercise in. We’ve compiled a list of awesome podcasts that cover everything AI.

In no particular order, here are some great picks for keeping up to date with artificial intelligence industry news.

Voices in AI

Put on by Gigaom and hosted by Gigaom CEO and publisher, Byron Reese, this podcast features today’s most prominent leader in artificial intelligence. Reese, a prominent futurist, accomplished technologist, and patented AI practitioner, covers topics relating to anything from jobs and robots to conscious machines and weaponized AI. Guests, such as Daniel H. Wilson, Martin Ford, and Bryan Catanzaro, are interviewed about the implications of artificial intelligence across economic, social, ethical, and philosophical issues.

The AI Podcast

While artificial intelligence is being described as ‘the new electricity,’ it is still a mystery to many. This podcast hosted by long-time journalist, Michael Copeland, connects you with the world’s leading experts in artificial intelligence, deep learning, and machine learning. The expert line up of guests, including Kris Hammond, chief scientist, Narrative Science and Charles Marohn, president and co-founder, Strong Towns, discuss how AI works, how it is evolving, ad how it intersects with every facet of human endeavor, from art to science. This show is put on by Nvidia and currently have 40 episodes!

Talking Machines

Machine learning is changing the questions we can ask of the world around us. The hosts of Talking Machines, Katherine Gorman and Ryan Adams, explore how to ask the best questions and what to do with the answers. With expert guests like Eric Lander, founder of The Broad Institute and Peter Donnelly from the Royal Society’s Machine Learning Working Group, you’re in for very insightful discussions on the latest industry news. A bonus to this show: they take listener questions!


Stay up to date with This Week in Machine Learning & AI! This podcast focuses on bringing listeners the most interesting and important stories from the worlds of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Host Sam Charrington discusses the latest developments in research, technology, and business. With expert guests like Solmaz Shahalizadeh, Director of Merchant Services Algorithms at Shopify and James Guszcza, US Chief Data Scientist at Deloitte Consulting, the topics covered include machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep learning, natural language processing, neural networks, analytics, big data and more.

Data Skeptic

Not too sure about what you’re hearing in the news? Data Skeptic takes a scientific skepticism approach on topics in statistics, machine learning, big data, artificial intelligence, and data science. A weekly podcast hosted by Kyle Polich, they bring you stories and tutorials to help understand our data-driven world. Joined by guests like Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President for Cloud Artificial Intelligence, Joseph Sirosh and Andrew Martin, a data science Research Manager at Zillow, you are sure to hear things from a different perspective!

Do you have a favorite podcast on artificial intelligence that we missed? Please share with us in the comments below!