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J.A.R.V.I.S. Made Real: Changing the Story with Khizer Khaderi, CEO of Vizzario Inc

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What if you had your own AI best friend — someone who understood you as a person? Advances in perceptual AI and Big Data get to know us better — even our irrationality of ourselves, it’s becoming increasingly possible AI can serve as our very own companion. Hear the story of Khizer Khaderi as he combines AI and neuroscience to take us toward having our own J.A.R.V.I.S., just like Tony Stark / Ironman.

Our Guest

Khizer Khaderi is Head of the Stanford Human Perception Laboratory, Adjunct Associate Professor at Stanford University and faculty at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI.  Khaderi is a renowned Ophthalmologist with sub-specialization in Neuro-Ophthalmology and Orbital surgery. He is CEO of Vizzario Inc, a Perceptual AI company.  Khaderi has extensive domain expertise in visual psychophysics, wearables, VR/AR/MxR, applied neuroscience, human factors, human-machine interaction and AI.  He has developed novel technologies in these areas and generated multiple invention patents.  Selected as a “40 under 40”, he contributed to President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology regarding vision technology and the aging population.  He has also advised multiple companies and organizations including Magic Leap, NBA, Aerie Pharma, the World Health Organization and the World Bank. 

Topics discussed in this episode: 

  • Democratizing and frictionless
  • Human intelligence & behavior
  • Managing bias in AI
  • Marrying video games and science
  • Behavior drives action/interaction
  • Machines need to understand “stupid”

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