68: How to Understand and Embrace AI

November 28, 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic in our industry and carries a lot of mysticism. This episode of Globally Speaking features Tripp Parker, Technical Program Manager in Amazon’s Alexa Health and Wellness team, and covers a variety of topics related to AI. Tripp explains what AI is and how it learns, the two general uses of AI, beneficial and malevolent applications of AI and the age-old question of whether AI will take our jobs. Tune in to this fascinating conversation recorded in front of a live audience!

Globally Speaking, sponsored by RWS Moravia and Nimdzi.

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Tripp possesses years of experience in Artificial Intelligence between his time at Amazon and Microsoft. He holds five patents from his work at Amazon. Specific areas of expertise are monetization and healthcare. At Amazon he is a Technical Program Manager in the Alexa Health and Wellness team. He attended Duke University and has a BSE degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Philosophy. Tripp lives in Kirkland, WA, with his wife and son.


Renato Beninatto

Renato Beninatto

CEO of Nimdzi Insights LLC

Renato Beninatto is the co-author of The General Theory of the Translation Company and leads Nimdzi Insights, a think-tank and consulting company that focuses on growth strategies for localization leaders. A former owner of an LSP, an executive in some of the leading companies in the industry and a linguist in his own right, this Brazilian-Italian-American citizen can’t shut up in Portuguese, English, Italian, French or Spanish.

Michael W. Stevens

Michael W. Stevens

Vice President Americas, CC of Translated

Michael has over 10 years of experience in the localization and IT industries. A well-networked entrepreneur, Michael’s main interest is in connecting and bringing people together. He not only enjoys learning about a company’s exciting ideas and developments, he also has a keen ability to add value—and fire—to new and innovative thinking.

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