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:

Lab Fellows CEO Julio de Unamuno IV - Enabling Research by Reducing Equipment Downtime

Lab Fellows CEO Julio de Unamuno IV – Enabling Research by Reducing Equipment Downtime

In an industrial environment, machine downtime is a big deal. Keeping machines humming for longer means greater production and maximized use of the asset. Managers understand this, entrepreneurs understand this, but it’s possible that researchers do not. Admittedly, their work is not always geared directly toward profit, and the researchers themselves were usually not the actual investors in the actual equipment, but the overlap from research to industry is still a large one.

Emotive Communication with Things - EmoShape Founder Patrick Levy Rosenthal

Emotive Communication with Things – EmoShape Founder Patrick Levy Rosenthal

Why do people who use Facebook spend so much of their online time there? Why do people want to share, to comment?

Case Study of a Biotech Startup - with Prospero BioSciences CEO Jonathan Rodriguez

Case Study of a Biotech Startup – with Prospero BioSciences CEO Jonathan Rodriguez

If getting funding was easy, it wouldn't be called "getting funding."

Prospero Biosciences CEO Jonathan Rodriguez came on for an interview at Emerj to talk about his company and technology, as well as to shed some light on the real world experiences that a Biotech founder will face.

RockPaperRobot Founder Jessica Banks Talk About Emerging Technology and Design

RockPaperRobot Founder Jessica Banks Talk About Emerging Technology and Design

RockPaperRobot just sounds fun, even when you have no idea what it's all about.

When you do learn what this startup company is about, things only get more interesting, not less. The company is driven by it's founder Jessica Banks, MIT roboticist by training, now the designer of some of the world's coolest furniture and fixtures. I found Jessica's work by keeping an eye on startups out of MIT, and seeing the name RockPaperRobot, I had to check it out.

3 Tips for Creating and Growing a Successful Makerspace - with Entrepreneur and Hacker Scott Converse

3 Tips for Creating and Growing a Successful Makerspace – with Entrepreneur and Hacker Scott Converse

The term "Makerspace" didn't really leave the startup inner circle until later this year, and - upon studying Google Trends - I realized that 2011 is when the term actually got it's legs.

Relationships + Collaboration = Success

Networking and Finding a Home Base for Your Venture – with Launch Haus Founder Chris Snook

"Fitting in" isn't often what entrepreneurs do best. However, when it comes to finding an in-group of like-minded, ambitious, intelligent people, we all need some kind of crowd to help us learn, find new partners or employees, or at least have some kind of "life" amidst the hustle and bustle of startup-ness.

Interview with MIT's Charles Fracchia (Founder of BioBright) - Why Does Getting Information From Biology Seem Prehistoric?

Interview with MIT’s Charles Fracchia (Founder of BioBright) – Why Does Getting Information From Biology Seem Prehistoric?

With a burning desire to combine his passions for digital fabrication, biology and computer science, Charles Fracchia came to MIT and Harvard eager to learn. Going to "bio to bits" (gleaning meaningful information from biological data) is something that Charles had never had an opportunity to do at such a high level, and he had high expectations. "I though: Oh, surely, I'm coming to these awesome labs here in Boston... I'm sure I'll come in and have an awesome dashboard to work with, like the movie Iron Man. I'll have my cell growth rate here, heart rate here... you know... something fantastic."

Living in the Robotic Jungle - Progress in Home Robotics with Dr. Daniel Polani

Living in the Robotic Jungle – Progress in Home Robotics with Dr. Daniel Polani

The Jetsons cartoon show of the 1960's portrayed a "futuristic" household that admittedly seems humorous to us today. An all-capable robotic maid, moving sidewalks and jet packs might have seemed realistic then, but didn't end up being the picture that seems to have taken shape.