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Leading futurist and entrepreneur Ross Dawson speaks to the world’s best at creating value from infinite information. His guests share the insights and practices that will help you to thrive in a rapidly accelerating world.

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Leading futurist and entrepreneur Ross Dawson speaks to the world’s best at creating value from infinite information. His guests share the insights and practices that will help you to thrive in a rapidly accelerating world.

    Sangeet Paul Choudary and Ross Dawson debate AI in the future of work

    Sangeet Paul Choudary and Ross Dawson debate AI in the future of work

    This podcast episode features a thought-provoking discussion between Ross Dawson and Sangeet Paul Choudary on the impact of AI and technology on the future of work, skill commoditization, and the evolving dynamics between labor, talent, and capital. They explore the nuances of market changes driven by technological advancements, the polarization of labor, and the potential for AI to augment or substitute human roles. The conversation delves into the differentiation between tasks and the importance of adaptability in the shifting landscape of work. Choudary emphasizes the distinction between creating value and capturing it in the digital economy, while Dawson reflects on the potential for human capabilities to remain valued despite technological advancements.

    • 39 min
    Charles Hampden-Turner on Mobius leadership, reconciling paradoxes, dilemma strategies, and conscious capitalism (AC Ep38)

    Charles Hampden-Turner on Mobius leadership, reconciling paradoxes, dilemma strategies, and conscious capitalism (AC Ep38)

    This episode is a fascinating and deep conversation between Ross Dawson and Charles Hampden-Turner. It dives into Hampden-Turner's work on the mind's maps, the evolution of his thoughts on paradoxes, and how these ideas apply to contemporary issues in business, leadership, and societal development. The discussion spans a broad range of topics, including the significance of paradoxical thinking in resolving conflicts and creating value, the role of technology and the internet in accelerating business, and the importance of addressing externalities in capitalism for a more conscious and sustainable approach to business.



    The conversation also touches on the practical implications of these ideas for leaders facing crises and the potential for resolving societal polarities through innovative thinking. Hampden-Turner's reflections on his life's work, his insights into the nature of paradoxes, and their application in various domains offer valuable perspectives for anyone interested in the complexities of human thought, business innovation, and social progress.



    It's clear that Hampden-Turner sees paradoxical thinking not just as a tool for academic exploration but as a critical component in addressing some of the most pressing challenges facing businesses and societies today. His ideas on leveraging the power of paradoxes, understanding the dynamics of value creation, and fostering a more conscious form of capitalism are particularly relevant in an era characterized by rapid change and increasing complexity.

    • 32 min
    Charlene Li on generative AI strategy, AI book editors, prompt libraries, and wisdom hacking

    Charlene Li on generative AI strategy, AI book editors, prompt libraries, and wisdom hacking

    Explore the transformative potential of generative AI with Charlene Li as she discusses wisdom hacking, amplifying cognition, and strategic implementation in business. Gain insights on leveraging AI for enhanced decision-making and organizational growth.

    • 31 min
    Philipp Schoenegger on AI-augmented predictions, improving human decisions, LLM wisdom of crowds, and how to be a superforecaster

    Philipp Schoenegger on AI-augmented predictions, improving human decisions, LLM wisdom of crowds, and how to be a superforecaster

    Explore the frontier of decision-making with Philipp Schoenegger on this enlightening podcast episode. Philipp, a researcher at the London School of Economics and a professional forecaster, delves into the revolutionary intersection of judgment, decision-making, and applied AI. With his expertise in probabilistic forecasting for major organizations and as a 'Pro Forecaster' for Metaculus, Philipp unveils the power of AI-augmented predictions to improve human decision processes. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the cutting-edge of artificial intelligence and its practical applications in enhancing our understanding and predictions of future events. Tune in to gain invaluable insights from a leading expert in the field.

    • 35 min
    Bryan Cassady on AI innovation, Humans + AI idea evaluation, increasing diversity with AI, and evidence-based innovation

    Bryan Cassady on AI innovation, Humans + AI idea evaluation, increasing diversity with AI, and evidence-based innovation

    Innovation feels most often because you're solving the wrong problem. And in fact, AI can help you an amazing amount of trying to identify what is the right problem and defining the problem correctly. It's and the advantage you have with AI is it can give you sort of a naive viewpoint on your problem that you didn't think of before.

    • 33 min
    Marek Kowalkiewicz on the economy of algorithms, armies of chatbots, LLMs for scenarios, and becoming minion masters

    Marek Kowalkiewicz on the economy of algorithms, armies of chatbots, LLMs for scenarios, and becoming minion masters

    Join us in this fascinating episode with Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz, founding director of the Centre for the Digital Economy at Queensland University of Technology and a Top 100 Global Thought Leader in AI. Marek delves into the world of algorithms, discussing his new book 'The Economy of Algorithms', the dynamic interplay between humans and AI, and how we're becoming masters of our digital minions. Explore the future of automation, the strategic use of chatbots, and how large language models (LLMs) are crafting scenarios for innovative futures. A must-listen for anyone interested in the intersection of technology, economy, and human agency.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

Ruby Livier ,

Actionable Insights

Ross and his guests share actionable insights on how to turn information overload into an asset. Whether you’re making a career change, taking on a new project or just trying to navigate daily constant exposure to news and social media, these conversations will help transform your relationship with information.

Marshallk ,

Great perspectives on a key skill for the future

Ross Dawson is one of the most influential futurists among his peers and this new show is really useful and inspiring. Dealing with info overload is an essential practice and there’s so much to do around it. Great show.

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