Podcast Ep: #56 What Skills Do You Need to Become an AI Engineer?

By Murilo Cunha, Bart Smeets

🎙️ New DataTopics podcast episode! Listen to it here

Welcome to the cozy corner of the tech world where ones and zeros mingle with casual chit-chat. DataTopics Unplugged is your go-to spot for relaxed discussions around tech, news, data, and society.

Dive into conversations that should flow as smoothly as your morning coffee (but don’t), where industry insights meet laid-back banter. Whether you're a data aficionado or just someone curious about the digital age, pull up a chair, relax, and let's get into the heart of data, unplugged style!

In this episode, we're joined by the insightful Paolo Léonard to explore the latest advancements and trends in AI and machine learning:

Anthropic has a fast new AI model — and a clever new way to interact with chatbots: Discover Claude 3.5, a game-changing AI model that integrates FAQ documents directly into the chat interface for an unbeatable user experience. We dive into its standout features and why it's a strong competitor to ChatGPT.

Meet Safe Superintelligence Inc: the new company founded by ex-OpenAI chief scientist Ilia Sukmanov. Learn about their mission to safely advance superintelligent AI and the impressive team behind this exciting new venture.

Hugging Face's New Computer Vision Course: Get the scoop on Hugging Face's latest offering, a community-driven computer vision course with hands-on assignments and certifications. Plus, explore their other exciting courses and resources on Scrimba.

What is an AI Engineer? We unpack the term "AI engineer" and discusseswhy titles like "data engineer" or "ML engineer" might be more accurate for these tech wizards.