There are two things I love in life: technology and people. My super-power is to explain complex things in simple words and to engage people. Thus I love doing teaching, public speaking, programming and creative projects. I worked for 16 years at Microsoft.
I am Associate Professor at MAI, HSE, MIPT and RUT, and I do many speaking engagements around technology, Artificial Intelligence and AI in Art. I was twice on stage with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
I have Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence and practical experience of doing AI development for Microsoft. I currently do projects around AI and Art.
As a hobby, I love creating things, and recently I am especially interested in using Generative AI for Science Art and Creative Writing. A few of my works have been exhibited in Electro Museum, Maker Faire and Museum for Russian Impressionism.
Recently, we tend to use chat language models more and more in our everyday activities. If you are a traditional office worker, using it through web chat interface or co-pilot seems natural. However, for developers, who spend a lot of their time on the command line, having terminal interface for chat models is totally useful. Read More ›
Art of the Artificial
Recently, there have been a lot of debates on whether generative AI can be creative, and whether its creations can be considered art. In this regard, I want to share our experience of working together with AI to create works of art for an exhibition. Read More ›
Large language models handle conversations on general topics perfectly, but often it is necessary to add some domain knowledge to a chatbot. Let's see how to use the Retrieval-Augmented Generation approach to create such a chatbot based on the LangChain framework and the Yandex GPT generative model Read More ›