Saturday, October 20, 2018

Podcast: Let’s Talk About That Alexa-Powered Microwave

In this special episode of the Smart Kitchen Show, Chris Albrecht and I catch up with our good friend Stacey Higginbotham of the IoT Podcast to talk about the big Amazon Alexa devices event in...

Podcast: Building Food Robots With Zimplistic’s Rishi Israni

While most of us only started to think about food robots in the last couple of years, Rishi Israni and his cofounder (and wife) Pranoti Nagarkar Israni have been thinking about them every day...

Podcast: Is The Recipe Dead?

At last year's Smart Kitchen Summit, celebrity chef Tyler Florence declared "the recipe is dead!" We decided to have a conversation about it at Smart Kitchen Summit Europe.

Podcast: The AI Powered Sommelier With Amy Gross

A decade ago, Amy Gross was enjoying a glass of wine with her husband when she noticed how the same wine tasted different to different people. From there she began to think about how...

Podcast: Talking Food Delivery With Freshly’s Michael Wystrach

A few years ago, Michael Wystrach had left a career in finance and was looking to get healthy. The problem? He hated cooking. Lucky for him, not only did he own a restaurant, but he also had...

Podcast: Designing Products For The Smart Kitchen With Matt Rolandson

What does a robot barista, smart oven and precision heated coffee cup all have in common? They're all technology-forward food products that product design firm Ammunition Group had a hand in creating. I recently caught up...

Podcast: Covariant.ai’s Pieter Abbeel on Using VR to Train Chef Robots

Pieter Abbeel is a professor of robotics and AI at UC Berkeley, startup advisor, co-founder of Covariant.ai and this week's guest on The Automat. Covariant's (formerly Embodied Intelligence) technology gets pretty futuristic pretty quick,...

Podcast: Meet Luna the Robotic Monitoring System for Greenhouses

Produce is grown across somewhere between 250 and 300 million square feet of commercial greenhouse space in the U.S.. That’s a whole lot of crops that need to be monitored to make sure they...

Podcast: E-I, E-A-I, Oh! Connecterra’s Deep Learning Helps Dairy Farmers

Don't call Connecterra a Fitbit for cows. The Amsterdam-based company's "Ida" product is actually a complex artificial intelligence platform to help diary farmers manage their farms. Why does a dairy farmer need AI? Well, until...

Podcast: Using VR to Train AI to Kill Weeds (Among Other Things)

Using virtual reality to train artificial intelligence to better interact with the real world almost sounds like what you'd get if Inception and Westworld had a synthetic baby. But there's no deep mystery or...

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Podcast: Let’s Talk About That Alexa-Powered Microwave

In this special episode of the Smart Kitchen Show, Chris Albrecht and I catch up with our good friend Stacey Higginbotham of the IoT...