Whether we know it or not, like it or not, our lives have been taken over by algorithms. Join two-time entrepreneur and AI evangelist Suresh Shankar, as he talks to leading experts in various fields to understand how they are using or being used by algorithms in their personal and professional lives. Each episode highlights how businesses can leverage the power of data in their strategy to stay relevant in this new age of AI. Slaves to the Algo is brought to you by Crayon Data, a Singapore based AI and big data startup.
Humanizing Tech in the age of AI with So-Young Kang
The way humans communicate is in bite sized pieces. So-Young Kang believes that we’ve been practicing micro learning for 1000s of years now. Our most recent guest on Slaves to the Algo says, “It's the neuroscience of learning. There's the behavior design component of it. But there are decades of research around how humans learn and maximize our potential. And it's not through long form one way communication.” Dive into an interesting episode of humanizing tech in the age of AI with Suresh Shankar and So-Young Kang
A social-tech entrepreneur's playbook with Lucia Gallardo
When social tech entrepreneur Lucia Gallardo decided to work on creating solutions for undocumented workers, she decided that there was only one way to understand the problems they faced.
By putting herself in their shoes. Quite literally. Tune in to the latest episode of our podcast, Slaves to the Algo, to find out more about
- Her three-month-long social experiment where she lived as an undocumented worker
- The barriers she broke
- Why she chose to challenge the norms for social change
How far would you go to create something phenomenal?
For inspiration, check out Lucia’s conversation with Suresh Shankar here.
Tech and Innovation for Social Good with Lucia Gallardo
Technology is advancing at a rapid pace. And Lucia Gallardo believes in capitalizing on this for the greater good!
Our most recent guest on Slaves to the Algo says, "Emerge was inevitable since I was eight! I am very cognizant of the fact that technology is constantly evolving. But I'm working towards a tech that will benefit everyone and advancement should have a sense of justice and inclusion within it."
Tune in to find out how to
-Conserve rainforests with NFTs
-Track Covid cases with Blockchain
-Design systems with partial anonymity
-Make tech accessible for public good
Building the Enterprise of Tomorrow with CJ Meadows
How does an enterprise strike a balance between managing human and tech intelligence? Dr CJ Meadows believes that technology is our new colleague, and we need to treat it as such.
Our most recent guest on Slaves to the Algo says, “We don't have to have jobs that don't fit the person. So, do you change the job, or do you change the person? How about just having a person work on the tasks they are appropriate for and manage everything you know. Then the org chart looks like a big network and it's not static. It changes in real time, every second, as people get started on new things.”
Dive into an interesting talk on the future of workforce , design thinking, humanoid robots and more! Check out the full conversation between Suresh and Dr. Meadows
The data-led media revolution with CVL Srinivas
Is technology an enabler to sharpen your art? CVL Srinivas believes that it doesn’t matter whether you are in a creative department or PR agency or brand agency. No one can escape technology. Especially since it's now at the forefront of enabling brands and products to reach out to diverse audiences.
Our most recent guest on Slaves to the Algo says, “As agencies, we sit in a very unique position which is at the confluence of brand, consumer, media, technology. We perhaps have the best seat in the house, when it comes to guiding the client ecosystem in terms of managing the [digital] change.”
Tune in to find out how the media industry landscape has transformed over the digital era!
Metaverse, NFTs, and the future of sport with Sundar Raman
Why is Chennai Super Kings one of the best loved teams in the IPL?
Apart from player performance, it's the way the franchise engages with its fans, believes Sundar Raman.
They speak their language, with tweets in Tamil like, "Aarambiklangla" ("Shall we begin?"). They feed the #Yellove adoration with behind-the-scenes training footage. And it's safe to say that MS Dhoni's on-field achievements continue to draw the crowds.
For more on how teams engage with fans, tune in to the latest episode of Slaves to the Algo! Sundar and Suresh Shankar talk about audience engagement strategies, monetizing intelligently, and bringing cricket to the metaverse.
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