Cyber Frontiers

AI Rising – CF052

This week on Cyber Frontiers we catch up on the lingo defining the technology frontier word cloud in 2019. Everyday we increasingly hear the phrase “we can do this now because of artificial intelligence (AI).” It’s showing up in product literature, super bowl ads, you name it! But is it really AI? How did we get to the new hype curve so quickly? We parse out the journey of the buzz from the year of cyber (2017), to the year of machine learning (2018), to what is rapidly shaping up as the year of artificial intelligence (2019). We hop on the buzzword express to usher in the new year and take the plunge into what society deems the course for artificial machines and intelligence.  
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Home Gadget Geeks

Dewain Robinson with Conversational AI and a New Tesla – HGG374

   On this episode, we have Dewain Robinson joins us to talk about his project at Microsoft and AI and his recent experience with the purchase of a Tesla Model S. So join Jim Collison / @jcollison  and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #374 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network
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Cyber Frontiers

AI In Everyday Life: Is It Ready for the Limelight? – CF048

This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian is joined by Jim to discuss common AI applications influencing everyday life. We take a look at the latest learning technology in discerning fake news, facial recognition at airports, and driverless cars in the Uber and Lyft fleets. We weigh in on what empirical methods are available for validating these use cases in AI, and the socioeconomic impacts that these technologies will create for the average guy in the next five to ten years.
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The Modern Turing Test: A Brief History in ML and Some Cyber Anecdotes – CF046

This Week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim jump back into the world of machine learning and AI — a comprehensive conversation started on show 045 for those who missed it. We jump back in time to 1950 with the introduction of the Turing Test and walk us through its evolutions into modern AI and machine learning. We also discuss some of the recent cyber buzz with Gmail privacy concerns and new security features coming to iOS 12. Oh, and, fortnite players get excited about llamas too.  Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future!   Christian Johnson will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does.
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Difference between AI and ML, and How Does IoT Fit In Again? – CF045

This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim explore the commercialization of artificial intelligence and machine learning. We explain the overlapping use of terms that the buzzword industry has created and separate fact from fiction. As ML and AI continue to drive businesses and the next frontier of technological innovation, we explore how the buzzwords of the past five years (I’m looking at you big data and IoT) have paved the framework for the buzzwords of 2018 and beyond. We lay the framework for where the frontier is defined today so that we can dive deep in future episodes. Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future!   Christian Johnson will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does. Support the Average Guy: WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? We now have Video Large / Small and Video iTunes options at You can contact us via email at Full show notes and video at Tags: Podcast, Cyber Frontiers, AI, ML, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Boston Dynamics, TDL, Internet of Things, Big Data, MapReduce, IoT, Relational Database, Algorithms,  Deep Learning, DL But first… Today’s Cyber Humor: What’s the difference between ML and AI Anyways? Why the Internet of Things is an Enabler for AI… Dissecting the amazing awe of Boston Dynamics: AI/ML tools: Machine Learning in Practice: Contact Christian: Contact the show at Music courtesy of Ryan King. Check out the Die Hard Cafe band and other original works at: / 
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2018 Frontier Trends in Cybersecurity and Data Science – CF041

This week on Cyber Frontiers Jim and Christian discuss the upcoming predictions for where the cybersecurity and data science communities trend in 2018. What trends are new on the horizon, and which will only naturally accelerate trends already started? Will passwords finally bite the dust as MFA rules the day? Will AI march closer to the takeover of mankind? Will the repeal of net neutrality impact the way we consume the internet?  We talk technology trends that impact security, data, and the technologies that intersect along the way as the new year is ushered in. Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future!   Christian Johnson will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? We now have Video Large / Small and Video iTunes options at You can contact us via email at Full show notes and video at   Maplegrove Hosting Holiday Offer: Use promo code “JINGLE” for Maplegrove Hosting Web and Email bundle package for 10% off your order. Through the holiday season! Ends on 1/31/18. 2018 Trends: “The decline of password-only authentication will increase” “IoT compromises will get worse” Who was Actually Behind the Mirai Botnet? Minecraft fans! Worst Passwords of 2017: Where does Net Neutrality Head From Here? #7f0641603ac3 Crypto Currencies in Bank Reserves! Some forecast Android turning the tide on phone security… But new malware will physically destroy your device… Machine Learning and AI Trends in 2018:   Contact Christian: Contact the show at Music courtesy of Ryan King. Check out the Die Hard Cafe band and other original works at: / 
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