Episode 202

AiA 201: AI & Angular with Asim Hussain


August 7th, 2018

1 hr 56 secs

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About this Episode


  • John Papa
  • Ward Bell

Special Guests: Asim Hussain

In this episode, the Adventures in Angular panel talks to Asim Hussain about AI and Angular. Asim has been developing for about 17 years, has been working with Angular for about 5 years, and runs the website codecraft.tv. They talk about what AI means to him and where he sees it fitting into the JavaScript realm, how he got into AI himself, and some fun use cases for AI in JavaScript. They also touch on what TensorFlow and Tensorflow.js are, training in the browser, and more!

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • Asim intro
  • codecraft.tv
  • Co-organizer of AI JavaScript London
  • What does AI mean to you?
  • Where does AI fit into the JavaScript ecosystem?
  • Interested in machine learning
  • How does AI apply to the real world?
  • How did you get into AI?
  • Python to JavaScript developer
  • AI has been growing exponentially
  • An example of something you can do with AI in JS that is really cool
  • The power of AI breeds creativity
  • Magenta.js and Tensorflow.js
  • Face recognition with JavaScript
  • Client-side processing
  • What is TensorFlow?
  • What is Tensorflow.js?
  • Neural net
  • Training in the browser itself
  • Where do JavaScript developers fit into the AI space?
  • Load model
  • Transfer learning
  • Practical applications
  • And much, much more!