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192: Business Logic As Code: A New LLM-Powered Operating System for Business Automation with Binny Gill of Kognitos
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192: Business Logic As Code: A New LLM-Powered Operating System for Business Automation with Binny Gill of Kognitos

This week on The Data Stack Show, Eric and John chat with Binny Gill, Founder and CEO of Kognitos. During the episode, Binny shares his journey from programming on a Casio calculator to founding Kognitos. He reflects on the evolution of learning to code, from his own self-taught beginnings to his son's coding project during the pandemic. Binny discusses the inception of Kognitos, aiming to democratize programming by making it more accessible and intuitive. The conversation touches on the need for a new operating system that simplifies business logic, the role of AI as a problem-solving tool, the importance of human control over AI systems, and more. 

Highlights from this week’s conversation include:

  • The history of computer science and AI inflection point (1:23)

  • Binny's early programming experiences and the constraints of technology (2:14)

  • Getting interested in computer programming (5:02)

  • The experiment that impacted the starting of Kognitos (8:23)

  • Challenges in traditional computer science (16:04)

  • Reimagining programming and debugging through natural language (19:08)

  • The operating system for applications (20:19)

  • Changing the paradigm of programming (21:25)

  • Complexity in software compilation (22:05)

  • Challenges in automating business processes (24:50)

  • Solving business process problems with Kognitos (27:39)

  • AI as a tool in business solutions (34:05)

  • The future of AI and specialized intelligence (37:08)

  • Using LLMs for Context Generation (40:43)

  • Biases and Data Set Source Transparency (41:48)

  • Next Innovation in Data (44:34)

  • Final Thoughts and Takeaways (47:06)

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The Data Stack Show
The Data Stack Show
Each week we’ll talk to data engineers, analysts, and data scientists about their experience around building and maintaining data infrastructure, delivering data and data products, and driving better outcomes across their businesses with data.