Host Jim Freeze, a high-energy tech enthusiast and CMO at conversational AI company Interactions, is on a quest to understand the impact of AI on business and society. AI materializes in business, academic and government innovations. It finishes our texts, analyzes complex medical data and if you ask, can recite the weather forecast or play your favorite song. Through dialogue and debate with AI executives and academics, Jim’s peeling back the layers on the ways the technology is changing our lives to understand how its impact can be as productive as possible. For more, visit interactions.com/podcast.
How The Trevor Project Uses Intersectional AI For LGBTQ Suicide Prevention
Amidst the widespread uncertainty of the pandemic and political and social turmoil of 2020, The Trevor Project—the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for the LGBTQ community—served over 150,000 youth in need over the last year. This week on The ConversAItion, AI and Data Product Manager Kendra Gaunt discusses the importance of balancing AI and humans to provide quality care, intersectionality and its role in AI development, and how technology bridges existing gaps in mental health care.
Leveraging big data for good with Susan Etlinger
Renowned AI and big data thought leader and analyst Susan Etlinger kicks off Season 4 of The ConversAItion with a discussion on creating human-centric, responsible AI. She’ll share insight into her work at Altimeter and the Centre for International Governance Innovation, and offer her take on why we should think of AI more like a dishwasher, the importance of government oversight and why we should be optimistic about AI’s future. You can find Susan on Twitter @setlinger.
Unlocking the potential of intelligent automation with Pascal Bornet
Author and renowned thought leader Pascal Bornet joins The ConversAItion to discuss the growing role of intelligent automation in business. He breaks down what it is, how companies can successfully implement it (and why they should) and how it could help save as many as ten million lives a year. Pascal can be found on Twitter @pascal_bornet.
Salesforce’s Brian Solis on Digital Darwinism and continuous innovation
Bestselling author, digital anthropologist and Global Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce Brian Solis has dedicated his career to helping businesses identify opportunities for growth and transformation. He joins this episode of The ConversAItion to explain a threat he calls Digital Darwinism, share how businesses can avoid obsolescence and break down the difference between innovation and iteration—and why companies need both. You can find Brian on Twitter @briansolis.
How Josh.ai Powers Truly Smart Homes
As we collectively spend more time around the house, demand for smart home products is surging—and Josh.ai, a voice-controlled home automation company, is right in the thick of it. Co-founder and CEO Alex Capecelatro joins The ConversAItion to break down how Josh.ai creates truly intelligent systems, why he built the company around privacy and the secret to transformational technologies. You can find Alex on Twitter @alexcapecelatro.
Pinterest Powers Content Personalization with AI
Pinterest is known for its image-centric discovery platform; but with billions of Pins, it takes a very powerful AI engine to create a relevant, personalized experience for each of Pinterest’s 400 million users. Chief Scientist Jure Leskovec joins this week’s episode of The ConversAItion to discuss how the company leverages sophisticated AI to understand and curate content.
Wow! Informative podcast!
Incredibly informing and interesting. Absolutely loved it!
Worth a listen!
Awesome podcast — lots of interesting nuggets here...timely topic.