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Season 8 | Episode 2

Challenging the “Google Adjective” with Brave Search

Josep M. Pujol, Chief of Search at Brave, and Subu Sathyanarayana, Director of Engineering for Brave Search, discuss the history of Internet search and how it’s quickly evolving with the adoption of AI. They share its current limitations and their biggest challenges (noise reduction, relevance and referencing) in their pursuit of improving search through Brave Search.

Show Notes

In this episode of The Brave Technologist Podcast, we discuss:

  • Problems with traditional search options like Google and how the role of “trust” has evolved as the Internet has
  • The potential for AI to empower individuals without programming knowledge to automate tasks using natural language interfaces
  • Ways AI can be abused, emphasizing the need for responsible development
  • Top resources (movies, podcasts and blogs) for learning about AI

Guest List

The amazing cast and crew:

  • Josep M. Pujol - Chief of Search at Brave

    Josep M. Pujol, Chief of Search at Brave - has been working full-time on solving the problems with traditional search since 2014. He’s also a Research Scientist who has more than 30 papers, 4 patents and a PhD on AI!
  • Subu Sathyanarayana - Director of Engineering at Brave

    We’re also joined by Subu Sathyanarayana, Director of Engineering at Brave Search, who works primarily on infrastructure and search ranking. Subu holds a Masters Degree in Machine Learning and spends a lot of his time tinkering with transformer models and improving all areas of search.

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Shedding light on the opportunities and challenges of emerging tech. To make it digestible, less scary, and more approachable for all!
Join us as we embark on a mission to demystify artificial intelligence, challenge the status quo, and empower everyday people to embrace the digital revolution. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast, a curious mind, or an industry professional, this podcast invites you to join the conversation and explore the future of AI together.

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