Welcome to the Grounded Truth Podcast! This podcast brings together some of the most influential data scientists, machine learning practitioners, and innovation leaders for conversations on the most relevant topics in AI today.

In this episode, I'm joined by Watchful co-founder and CEO Shayan Mohanty to deliver our first HOT TAKE on a trending topic. Today we'll discuss the recent open letter titled "Pause Giant AI Experiments: An Open Letter," posted by the Future of Life Institute and signed by notable figures such as Elon Musk. You can read the full letter here: https://futureoflife.org/open-letter/pause-giant-ai-experiments/

The letter calls for a pause in AI research until there is a compelling reason to build controllable AI systems. We'll be sharing our initial thoughts on this topic and exploring the importance of building controllable AI systems that can provide the right outcomes given the right inputs. Join us as we dive into this fascinating conversation on the future of AI.