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Elon Musk Has Very Good Reasons to be Afraid of AI

In this episode, Frank and Andy talk about the Ignite 2017 conference, quantum computing, great guests, and the effects of hurricanes on podcast production schedules.

Oh yeah and the AI apocalypse. Maybe Elon Musk knows something we don’t.


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Notable Quotes

ClearDB strikes again… ([2:45])
Hurricane Irma knocked out last week’s show ([4:30])
Microsoft Ignite ([5:30])
Shoutout to Rimma Nehme
Shoutout to Buck Woody
Alexa Dev Day ([7:30])
Frank’s WintellectNOW Data Science course: Data Science for Developers ([9:00])
Shoutout to Julie Smith ([10:30])
Quantum Computing and Qubits ([11:30])
Television reference: Quantum Leap ([14:20])
Too much CI? ([20:30])
“Ask” is NAN (not a noun) ([21:30])
SSIS as a Service ([22:00])
The SSIS Data Flow Task and REST ([23:45])
Shoutout to Kevin Hazzard
The FedEx commercial ([24:15])
“All I see is data.” ([25:10])
“AI-first” ([26:55])
“Data Estate” ([27:55])
Curiosity Stream ([28:15])
Shoutout to Lynn Langit
“Paranoia is a skill.” ([31:55])
Universal Basic Income and the economics of automation ([32:30])
“The way out is not the way we got in…” ([40:50])
Velocity… ([46:00])
Titling this show ([47:35])
Praying for Puerto Rico ([48:30])
Data and Disasters ([48:50])
Nassim Taleb’s next book ([49:30])
Unicorns Among Us

About the author, Frank

Frank La Vigne is a software engineer and UX geek who saw the light about Data Science at an internal Microsoft Data Science Summit in 2016. Now, he wants to share his passion for the Data Arts with the world.

He blogs regularly at and has a YouTube channel called Frank's World TV. (www.FranksWorld.TV). Frank has extensive experience in web and application development. He is also an expert in mobile and tablet engineering. You can find him on Twitter at @tableteer.