The Squirro Academy Podcast

Redefining AI

Hosted by Lauren Hawker Zafer

With Miguel Fierro

Are you ready to unravel the mysteries of the technological revolution shaping our world?

In this episode, we shine a spotlight on the evolution of Artificial Intelligence from its infancy to its unprecedented integration into our daily lives. The phrase "AI is the new normal" echoes the transformation of AI from a distant concept to an integral part of our reality.

The conversation unravels the layers of AI's pervasive presence. We delve into AI's interconnectedness with IoT, cloud computing, and edge computing, painting a vivid picture of the synergistic future we're stepping into. However, beyond the benefits lie challenges: What does the rise of AI entail for ethics and inclusivity? How can we balance the promise of improved healthcare outcomes with the security of sensitive information?

Join us to uncover AI's potential to revolutionize industries, create opportunities, and spark a paradigm shift in our society. As AI weaves its way into our daily fabric, it's not just a trend – it's a transformative force that's here to stay. Let's demystify AI together and pave the path to a responsible and promising AI-powered future.

Miguel Fierro is a Principal Data Science Manager at Microsoft Spain, where he helps customers solve business problems using artificial intelligence. Previously, he was CEO and founder of Samsamia Technologies, a company that created a visual search engine for fashion items allowing users to find products using images instead of words, and founder of the Robotics Society of Universidad Carlos III, which developed different projects related to UAVs, mobile robots, humanoid robots, and 3D printers.

Miguel has also worked as a robotics scientist at Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) and King’s College London (KCL) and has collaborated with other universities like Imperial College London and IE University in Madrid. Miguel is an Electrical Engineer by UC3M, PhD in robotics by UC3M in collaboration with KCL, and graduated from MIT Sloan School of Management.

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