Welcome to episode 181 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.
Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.
Today's guest is Naushad UzZaman, CTO and co-founder at Blackbird AI in New York. Founded in 2017, Blackbird.AI uses machine learning and interdisciplinary human intelligence to combat disinformation. Their proprietary AI-Driven SaaS platform is aimed at providing a more automated understanding of disinformation campaigns and harmful digital media.
Blackbird.AI provides real-time actionable insights for disinformation countermeasures to governments, Fortune 500/Global 1000 brands, and citizens. They help preserve brand integrity, trust and regulatory compliance through cloud-based visual dashboards, systems-level integration and consulting services.
In the episode, Naushad will discuss:
The motivation for setting up Blackbird
The problems they are solving in combatting disinformation
How they went about building their AI-driven platform
How large tech companies can play a role in tackling the issue
Setting up a successful tech team
Exciting opportunities and interesting projects in 2021
Why he loves working with Blackbird AI
To find out more about Naushad and all the great work happening at Blackbird AI., check out the website www.blackbird.ai or follow them on Twitter @blackbird_ai. You can also follow him on Twitter @naushadzaman or connect with Naushad on Linkedin.
What did you think of Naushad's podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Machine Learning heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.
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