Jan 26, 2023 | 2 min read

Envisioning the Future of Artificial Intelligence with Michael Housman

By: Patrick Emmons

Envisioning the Future of Artificial Intelligence with Michael Housman

Specific, problem-solving artificial intelligence is here, but when will the general, exponentially learning AI arrive in full force? Technologist Michael Housman, CTO of a stealth project at Doma, shares the anticipated arrival of AGI and his career contributing to machine learning and artificial intelligence.

In this episode, Glenn shares how training and simulation software marries elements of the gaming industry with the best innovations of the Department of Defense at HAVIK, which provides fully portable, self-contained VR military training solutions. He discusses leading companies through periods of growth and innovation throughout his career and how to balance capitalizing on today’s technology and considering the technology of ten years from now. Glenn shares insight into building a sustainable lifestyle and embracing new technologies.

  • (01:08) – Economist to engineering team lead
  • (03:02) – Singularity University
  • (04:29) – Misconceptions about artificial intelligence
  • (12:19) – Technology to enable general AI
  • (14:19) – Catching bad guys with data
  • (21:31) – Innovation and globalization
  • (25:46) – Big companies acting like a VC fund
  • (29:34) – Product-market fit
  • (34:40) – Company-employee match

About Our Guest

Michael Housman is a technologist with over ten years of experience leading engineering and data science teams and architecting artificial intelligence platforms. Michael is the CTO of a stealth project at Doma, a faculty member at Singularity University, and has held several executive roles, including at Evolv and RapportBoost.AI. He earned a Ph.D. in Applied Economics & Managerial Science at The Wharton School and a bachelor’s degree in health care policy at Harvard University.

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About Patrick Emmons

If you can’t appreciate a good sports analogy, movie quote, or military reference, you may not want to work with him, but if you value honesty, integrity, and commitment to improvement, Patrick can certainly help take your business or your career to the next level. “Good enough,” is simply not in his vernacular. Pat’s passion is for relentlessly pushing himself and others to achieve full potential. Patrick Emmons is a graduate of St. Norbert College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. Patrick co-founded Adage Technologies in 2001 and in 2015, founded DragonSpears as a spin-off dedicated to developing custom applications that improve speed, compliance and scalability of clients’ internal and customer-facing workflow processes. When he is not learning about new technology, running a better business, or becoming a stronger leader, he can be found coaching his kids’ (FIVE of them) baseball and lacrosse teams and praising his ever-so-patient wife for all her support.

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