Can Artificial Intelligence find terrorist hideouts

Episode 140 October 31, 2022 00:44:30
Can Artificial Intelligence find terrorist hideouts
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Can Artificial Intelligence find terrorist hideouts

Oct 31 2022 | 00:44:30


Hosted By

Chimgozirim Nwokoma Oluwanifemi Kolawole Bolu Abiodun

Show Notes

Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, we sit with Dr Ayoola Olusola, Founder and Lead Researcher at Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Nigeria (RAIN), to discuss the deep tech space.

From how he built a drone that can detect terrorists through carbon emissions to moveable traffic lights that don't need traffic police, Olusola walks us through the hows, whys, and challenges of the space.

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00:00 - Intro
01:18 - We meet Ayoola
05:01 - How does a drone detect terrorists through carbon emissions
07:55 - Building with limited resources
16:16 - Why is deep tech being neglected?
20:42 - Software's role in deep tech
26:01 - How much funding is needed?
30:29 - Working with the government and other RAIN projects
36:23 - When will all these projects be deployed?
38:38 - Money is not a limitation
40:05 - How to get into deep tech

This episode was produced and edited by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo

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