#151 – Dan Kokotov: Speech Recognition with AI and Humans

Dan Kokotov is VP of Engineering at Rev.ai, an automatic speech recognition company. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(09:17) – Dune
(12:34) – Rev
(18:33) – Translation
(25:22) – Gig economy
(34:02) – Automatic speech recognition
(44:53) – Create products that people love
(53:02) – The future of podcasts at Spotify
(1:14:41) – Book recommendations
(1:16:02) – Stories of our dystopian future
(1:19:45) – Movies about Stalin and Hitler
(1:24:59) – Interviewing Putin
(1:30:56) – Meaning of life