39 min

#126 - AI Anxiety: The Dangers (and Opportunities) of AI in Research with Mike Adams of Grain Awkward Silences

    • Technology

AI has recently become hugely popular with the likes of ChatGPT becoming a staple in day to day life, and it looks like it is here to stay. Could it replace the job of a researcher completely? Mike Adams, CEO and Founder of Grain doesn’t think so. Join the conversation as they discuss the potential perks and limitations of utilizing AI in research and product development, tips for getting started in the world of AI, and an insight into the current shift in the roadmap for research products.
In this episode we discuss:
[00:02:37] The potential of AI for automating away the monotonous 
[00:14:23] Utilizing AI: building versus buying
[00:18:05] Tips for getting started with AI applications
[00:25:55] A shift in the roadmap of potential research products
[00:31:43] How utilizing AI could go wrong for researchers
Sources mentioned in the episode:
userinterviews.com/awkwardgrain.comAbout Our Guest
Mike Adams is the CEO and Co-Founder of Grain, a communication platform for teams that helps capture video snippets with ease. Self-describing as a three-time founder with over ten years of experience building skills for job education software programs, Mike is a pioneer for fully immersive cohort-based education. His current mission with Grain is to help teams to share more understanding with each other and the people they work together to serve, thus creating a more cohesive working environment. Mike has authored several useful articles, including “The Founder’s Guide to Actually Understanding Users”. 

AI has recently become hugely popular with the likes of ChatGPT becoming a staple in day to day life, and it looks like it is here to stay. Could it replace the job of a researcher completely? Mike Adams, CEO and Founder of Grain doesn’t think so. Join the conversation as they discuss the potential perks and limitations of utilizing AI in research and product development, tips for getting started in the world of AI, and an insight into the current shift in the roadmap for research products.
In this episode we discuss:
[00:02:37] The potential of AI for automating away the monotonous 
[00:14:23] Utilizing AI: building versus buying
[00:18:05] Tips for getting started with AI applications
[00:25:55] A shift in the roadmap of potential research products
[00:31:43] How utilizing AI could go wrong for researchers
Sources mentioned in the episode:
userinterviews.com/awkwardgrain.comAbout Our Guest
Mike Adams is the CEO and Co-Founder of Grain, a communication platform for teams that helps capture video snippets with ease. Self-describing as a three-time founder with over ten years of experience building skills for job education software programs, Mike is a pioneer for fully immersive cohort-based education. His current mission with Grain is to help teams to share more understanding with each other and the people they work together to serve, thus creating a more cohesive working environment. Mike has authored several useful articles, including “The Founder’s Guide to Actually Understanding Users”. 

39 min

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