Saarbrücken computer science presents new science podcast

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How do image-generating artificial intelligences actually work? What are large language models? What does perspicuous computing mean? These and many other questions from the field of computer science research are addressed in the new science podcast “As I see IT” from the Saarland Informatics Campus (SIC). The podcast will be available on the popular platforms and at from November 30.

Listeners of “As I see IT” can look forward to a podcast in interview format. Host Philipp Zapf-Schramm’s interview partners are scientists from the world-renowned computer science institutes at the Saarland Informatics Campus. In the approximately 30-minute long episodes, current topics in computer science research are discussed in an entertaining way that is also understandable for laypeople. Depending on the interviewee, the language of the podcast varies between German and English. The episodes are published monthly during the winter semester, with two episodes being published at launch.

The Saarland Informatics Campus is one of the leading locations for computer science research in Germany and Europe: 900 scientists (including 400 doctoral students) and around 2500 students from more than 80 nations, four world-renowned research institutes, namely the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems and the Center for Bioinformatics, as well as Saarland University with its three networked departments of Computer Science, Mathematics and „Language Science and Language Technology” cover the entire spectrum of topics in computer science, providing the perfect environment for a varied and exciting science podcast.

Questions can be directed at:
Philipp Zapf-Schramm
Saarland Informatics Campus
Phone: +49 681 302-70741