AI Podcast Interviews Articles and Reports

Our podcast interviews feature the best and brightest executives and researchers in artificial intelligence today, and each episode highlights current and near-term AI use-cases of value for business leaders. Explore our full list of AI podcast episodes below:

Episode #89 - “Evolving Ourselves” - an Interview with Author, Speaker, and Investor Juan Enriquez

Episode #89 – “Evolving Ourselves” – an Interview with Author, Speaker, and Investor Juan Enriquez

Juan Enriquez gave a TED talk in 2009 called “The next species of human,” and video went viral - and is now one of the most popular futurist talks in TED history. In addition to previously founding the Life Sciences Project at the Harvard Business School, Juan is now managing partner in Excell Venture Management in Boston, MA.

Episode #87 - Fact and Fiction in the Left and Right Hemisphere - Neuroanatomy Basics with Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

Episode #87 – Fact and Fiction in the Left and Right Hemisphere – Neuroanatomy Basics with Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor became remarkably well-known following her TED talk called “My stroke of insight,” where she explained her experience of having a stroke from her perspective… that is to say: perspective of a neuroscientist. Since then Jill has been featured on Oprah, and her book (with the same title as her TED talk) is available in over 30 languages worldwide.

Episode #86 - Basic Building Blocks of Artificial Intelligence - with Dr. John MacCormick

Episode #86 – Basic Building Blocks of Artificial Intelligence – with Dr. John MacCormick

Dr. John MacCormick is the author of the book “Nine Algorithms That Changed the Future: The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today's Computers,” and in this interview, he shares some of the fundamental algorithms that support modern artificial intelligence, and his optimistic views on the future of AI.

Episode #85 - What Would it Take to Model the Human Mind? - Computational Neuroanatomy with Dr. Gregory Hickok

Episode #85 – What Would it Take to Model the Human Mind? – Computational Neuroanatomy with Dr. Gregory Hickok

Dr. Gregory Hickok is working on modeling brain circuits related to hearing and auditory information at the University of California, Irvine.

Episode #84 - A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence, and a Look Towards it’s Future - with Stanford Researcher Dr. Nils Nilsson

Episode #84 – A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence, and a Look Towards it’s Future – with Stanford Researcher Dr. Nils Nilsson

Dr. Nils Nilsson was one of the early researchers in emerging technology back in the 1960s - graduating with his doctorate from Stanford before it had a computer science department.

Episode #81 - The Brain, Now Less of a Black Box - a Neuroscience Interview with Columbia’s Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman

Episode #81 – The Brain, Now Less of a Black Box – a Neuroscience Interview with Columbia’s Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman

Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman is no slouch when it comes to understanding the human mind - particularly the diagnoses and treatment of mental illness. In addition to being chair of psychiatry at Columbia University, Dr. Lieberman sits on the advisory board of many of the world’s largest drug companies.

Episode #80 - Applying Reason to the Future - Talking Singularity with Dr. Michael Shermer, Founder of Skeptic Magazine

Episode #80 – Applying Reason to the Future – Talking Singularity with Dr. Michael Shermer, Founder of Skeptic Magazine

There are “techno-optimists” and “techno-pessimists”… and there’s those who just don’t know what they’re talking about. Skeptic Magazine’s founder Michael Shermer shares his thoughts on what’s hyped-up and what’s worth considering in the human race to the future.

Episode #79 - A Zap to the Head Might Do Us All Some Good - Talking Brain Stimulation with Dr. Brent Williams

Episode #79 – A Zap to the Head Might Do Us All Some Good – Talking Brain Stimulation with Dr. Brent Williams

It’s called “transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS),” haven’t you heard about it? The process involves zapping your brain through subtle electrical stimulation on the outside of the head - and though research has been going on in this field for decades, the mechanisms for it’s effects on mood, memory, and more, are still mostly unknown.