Minter Dialogue with Scott Sandland
Scott Sandland is the CEO and cofounder of Cyrano.ai, a natural language understanding system that improves human:computer communication and trains people and machines in improved soft-skills related to active listening techniques he honed in his private clinical practice. Given Scott’s ambition to improve AI’s ability to hold more meaningful conversations, I had to investigate. In this conversation, we discuss the story and evolution of Cyrano, the challenges of making meaningful conversation with AI and his ambition to build a digital therapist that can be given freely to every at risk teen in America.
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- You can find Scott Sandland on Twitter: @HypnoThoughts
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Music credit: The jingle at the beginning of the show is courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. And, the new sign-off music is “A Convinced Man,” a song I co-wrote and recorded with Stephanie Singer back in the late 1980s (please excuse the quality of the sound!).
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