22 episodes

Join host Kris Krüg on an enigmatic journey of disruptive ideas, gripping interviews, and mind-bending explorations. Welcome to MØTLEYKRÜG the cyberpunk symphony that challenges the status quo and unites rebels of art, technology, and alternative living
Tune in to MØTLEYKRÜG and become a part of the extraordinary movement that dares to rewrite the rules and paint a canvas of change.
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Kris Krüg's MØTLEYKRÜG Podcast Kris Krüg (KK)

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Join host Kris Krüg on an enigmatic journey of disruptive ideas, gripping interviews, and mind-bending explorations. Welcome to MØTLEYKRÜG the cyberpunk symphony that challenges the status quo and unites rebels of art, technology, and alternative living
Tune in to MØTLEYKRÜG and become a part of the extraordinary movement that dares to rewrite the rules and paint a canvas of change.
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Make sure you're part of our digital tribe across all platforms. Trust me; you don't want to miss out on what's coming next.
Don't forget to hit that like button and subscribe to my channel for more exciting content on the intersection of creativity and technology.
Your support goes a long way! For more insights and behind-the-scenes peeks, find me here:
✅ Subscribe to free Kris Krug Newsletter
🎧 The MØTLEYKRÜG Podcast on Spotify
🎧 The MØTLEYKRÜG Podcast on Google
🎧 The MØTLEYKRÜG Podcast on Apple
🎧 The MØTLEYKRÜG Podcast on Amazon Music / Audible
🌐 Website: KrisKrüg.co
🎥 YouTube: Kris Krüg
📸 Instagram: @kriskrug
🐦 Twitter: @feelmoreplants
🔗 LinkedIn: Kris Krüg

    47 & Unfiltered: Kris Krug's Tub Time Talks on Life, Tech, and Creative Revolutions

    47 & Unfiltered: Kris Krug's Tub Time Talks on Life, Tech, and Creative Revolutions

    Hey, it's Kris Krug here, welcoming you to a very special episode of my podcast, '47 & Unfiltered'. This isn't your typical broadcast; I'm taking you with me into my favorite thinking space – my bathtub. As I turn 47, join me for an intimate, reflective, and raw conversation right from my tub.
    We're diving into everything from my life lessons and future visions to my experiences at the 'Dent the Future' event in Maui and my work with the Google News Initiative. I'll share insights from my journey into the world of AI and media, my aspirations for MØTLEYKRÜG Media, and the upcoming FATALE Festival. It's about community building, creative evolution, and pushing boundaries.
    So, grab your coffee (or a bathrobe!), and let's get soaked in some deep thoughts and laughter. Here's to another year of living unapologetically and building something truly transformative. Let's make a splash together!
    Shownotes:
    Introduction (00:00): Kris Krug kicks off the episode from his bathtub, sharing why this space is his sanctuary for thought and creativity.Reflecting at 47 (02:30): KK reflects on turning 47, discussing the blend of feeling the weight of the number and the invigorating sense of being at his best.Dent the Future and AI Ventures (06:45): Insights from the 'Dent the Future' event in Maui, brainstorming on AI events, and community collaboration.Volunteering in Maui (12:10): Kris’s eye-opening experience at the FEMA volunteer Dispatch Center during the Lahaina fires, and the complexities of community aid.Perspectives on Home and Loss (16:25): Discussing the dichotomy of loss between residents and vacationers in Hawaii and the nuances of community support.Life at the Ritz vs. Banana Bungalow (21:40): Comparing experiences from the luxurious Ritz Carlton to the humbling Banana Bungalow.Google News Initiative and New Ventures (27:15): KK talks about his final pitch with Google News Initiative and the birth of MØTLEYKRÜG Media.Launching FATALE Festival (33:00): The vision and plans for the upcoming FATALE Festival in Vancouver.The Future-Proof Creatives Workshop Series (38:50): Announcing new AI training workshops aimed at empowering creative professionals.Collaborations and Connections (44:20): Shoutouts to influential mentors, peers, and exciting upcoming projects and events.Incorporating MØTLEYKRÜG Media (49:55): Discussing the formal setup of MØTLEYKRÜG Media and future goals.Closing Thoughts (55:10): Kris wraps up with personal reflections, gratitude, and a look into the future of his ventures.Links and References:
    Dent the FutureGoogle News InitiativeFATALE FestivalBanana Bungalow Maui HostelMØTLEYKRÜG MediaFuture-Proof Creatives Workshop Series

    • 33 min
    Mastering Personal Brand & Authenticity in Content Creation

    Mastering Personal Brand & Authenticity in Content Creation

    Dive into the intricate world of personal branding and content creation with Kris Krug and Chris Perillo, as they unravel the secrets to maintaining authenticity and fostering community engagement in the digital landscape.
    In this episode, Kris and Chris discuss:
    The art of developing a compelling personal brand.Innovative approaches to content creation that truly reflect your identity.Navigating the challenges of maintaining authenticity in a crowded digital space.Effective strategies for building and nurturing a community.This podcast is a treasure trove for anyone eager to understand the dynamics of creating a meaningful online presence and cultivating genuine connections.
    Stay tuned for a deep dive into the digital realm, where authenticity and engagement are the cornerstones of success.
    Follow us for more insights into personal branding, content creation, and community building:
    Kris Krug: [Your Podcast/Website Link]Chris Perillo: [His Podcast/Website Link]#PersonalBranding #ContentCreationExpert #AuthenticEngagement #DigitalCommunity #Podcast

    • 57 min
    Rethinking Ownership and Copyright in the Age of Generative AI

    Rethinking Ownership and Copyright in the Age of Generative AI

    In this episode, futurist and artist Kris Krug examines how advances in artificial intelligence, particularly generative AI technologies, are challenging traditional notions of creative ownership and intellectual property.Kris discusses Brett Gaylor’s prescient 2008 documentary "RIP: A Remix Manifesto" and how its exploration of sampling culture and copyright issues are more relevant than ever in an era where AI can generate novel artistic works.He explores the parallels between human remixing and digital sampling and the ways AI synthesizes vast datasets to create new combinations and variations of existing media like text, images and video. Kris also considers the implications this has for determining rights over machine-generated content and properly crediting the human creators whose data was used.You’ll hear Kris discuss the opportunities generative AI presents for democratizing creativity while balancing the need to protect original works. He delves into the complex legal and ethical questions that emerge and why establishing nuanced frameworks will be key to encouraging innovation.By the end of the episode, listeners will better understand both the possibilities and challenges posed by AI regarding copyright and derivative works. Kris also shares his thoughts on how communities can come together to thoughtfully navigate these issues.So join Kris for this insight exploring the friction between technological progress and creative ownership through the lens of Brett Gaylor’s classic documentary "RIP: A Remix Manifesto".artificial intelligence, generative AI, machine learning, copyright, intellectual property, remix culture, sampling, mashups, creative commons, open source, collaboration, transformative works, legal issues, technology law, creative industries, documentary, Brett Gaylor, RIP: A Remix Manifesto

    • 8 min
    An Emerging Model for Boundless Learning and An Unexpected Creative Exchange

    An Emerging Model for Boundless Learning and An Unexpected Creative Exchange

    I recently had the pleasure of sitting down for an engaging video chat with Rehan Allahwala, an innovative educator based in Karachi, Pakistan. Rehan runs a unique school focused on empowering underprivileged youth through access to technology and skills-building centered around artificial intelligence.
    The students come from one of the poorest areas of Karachi, with family incomes under $100 per month. Yet Rehan provides each child with a computer and internet access, encouraging self-directed learning. Traditional subjects take a backseat to problem-solving, public speaking, and content creation using tools like AI assistants, video editing software, and social media.
    Already, the results have been promising. Students conduct dozens of interviews each month in languages like English, learning communication skills. They write scripts, record voices, and edit videos daily using AI. Within a few short months, some began picking up bits of new languages just from interviewing fluent speakers online.
    https://rehan.com/
    Rehan believes this model cultivates the sorts of soft skills increasingly important for success - communication, networking, confidence. And it's not just theory; he's seen first-hand how acquiring in-demand digital skills can help overcome poverty. One factor in Rehan's school is that students must solve a major problem in their community using technology and their skills.
    While traditional schools struggle to keep up with rapid technological change, Rehan is tackling head-on how to educate youth for a future shaped by AI, internet access and digital platforms. His school offers a glimpse of what's possible when education embraces new opportunities instead of resisting them. With visionaries like Rehan, there is hope that even greater numbers of young people worldwide can access education empowering better lives.
    🚀 Ready to elevate your digital game? Tune in and let's disrupt the status quo together!
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    • 29 min
    I Cloned Myself to Speak 7 Languages - My Mind-Blowing AI Experiment

    I Cloned Myself to Speak 7 Languages - My Mind-Blowing AI Experiment

    Language divides, technology unites. I'm your host Kris Krug, and in this episode, I'll be sharing my audacious experiment to bring the world together through AI translation.
    Using cutting-edge deepfake technology, I created multilingual versions of myself—clones that can speak fluently in over 7 languages. Join me as I unveil these AI personas and reflect on what this means for our shared future.
    Can emerging tools help us achieve unprecedented global communication, or do we risk misuse and dehumanization?
    From breaking down linguistic barriers to pondering the ethics of AI, this is a podcast journey you won't want to miss!
    🚀 Ready to elevate your digital game? Tune in and let's disrupt the status quo together!
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    • 4 min
    Hacking the Digital Ecosystem: Expert Insights from Jordan Behan

    Hacking the Digital Ecosystem: Expert Insights from Jordan Behan

    Join host Kris Krüg and digital marketing virtuoso Jordan Behan for an episode that promises more than just surface-level chatter. In this dynamic conversation, we delve deep into the maze of digital landscapes—from AI-driven podcasting algorithms to the metrics that actually matter for your startup.
    🔍 What to Expect:
    Uncover the role of Machine Learning in reshaping how podcasts are discovered.Decode the enigma of authentic digital engagement beyond Google Analytics.Navigate the high seas of entrepreneurship with KPIs that can make or break your venture.Discover how API integrations and chatbots are redefining social media engagement.🛠️ Tech Tips & Tricks:
    Get the lowdown on cohort analysis and A/B testing for hyper-personalized user experiences.Explore must-have tools for success, from advanced photo editing to CRM platforms.🤔 Who Should Tune In:
    Digital StrategistsEntrepreneursTech EnthusiastsMarketers seeking authentic engagement🚀 Ready to elevate your digital game? Tune in and let's disrupt the status quo together!
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    🎧 The MØTLEYKRÜG Podcast on Spotify
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    🎧 The MØTLEYKRÜG Podcast on Amazon Music / Audible

    • 51 min

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