Roger Magoulas recently sat down with Edward Jezierski, reinforcement learning AI principal program manager at Microsoft, to talk about reinforcement learning (RL). They discuss why RL's role in AI is so important, challenges of applying RL in a business environment, and how to approach ethical and responsible use questions. Get a free trial today and find answers on the fly, or master something new and useful. Reinforcement learning is different than simply trying to detect something in an image or extract something from a data set, Jezierski explains-- it's about making decisions. "That entails a whole set of concepts that are about exploring the unknown," he says.