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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:

Going to the Dark Side - from Entrepreneur to Investor with Brad Kayton

“Going to the Dark Side” – from Entrepreneur to Investor with Brad Kayton

Most of the time I get to sit down to interview investors, I'm hopping on Skype. In this case, through luck and coincidence, I got to catch up with entrepreneur and investor Brad Kayton in a 99 Restaurant right here in central Massachusetts. Brad and I were connected through a friend on Linkedin who'd mentioned our podcast and the interviews we're conducting on startup success and investor advice.

Rand Fishkin on "Interruption Marketing" and Being Stabbed by it's Pins and Needles 1

Rand Fishkin on “Interruption Marketing” and Being Stabbed by it’s Pins and Needles

I love me a good book, don't get me wrong - but I still think that the best way to learn startup marketing is by modeling successful people and successful businesses. Rand Fishkin is CEO and found of MOZ (formerly "seoMOZ"), and he's one of a number of enthusiastic startup founders who seems to "let it all out" in interviews and presentations about growth. In this presentation for "Hackers and Founders," Rand dives into the dynamic of "interruption marketing" versus "inbound marketing."

A Brave New World of Transgenic Species - Author Emily Anthes

A Brave New World of Transgenic Species – Author Emily Anthes

"Be careful what you wish for, it just might come true." These words might well be the best guide as humankind gains the power to transform life on this planet in very fundamental ways.

The New Wild West: The Frontiers of Bioengineering and Consumer Genomics Dan Faggella interview with Dr. Lyon

The New Wild West: The Frontiers of Bioengineering and Consumer Genomics Dan Faggella interview with Dr. Lyon

If you suspected that bioengineering is the new frontier of human endeavor, the experts agree. Genomics - with its proliferation of metaphors - scientists as pioneers and bioengineering as the home of innovation and rugged individualism - is the new Wild West. Consumer genomics, made possible by the plummeting costs of DNA testing and its growing popularity via the internet, is already a reality. Its current and future value in medical diagnostics, as well as a timetable within which it can become widely available as a healthcare tool for the general population, are the topic of much debate.

Emerson Spartz Interview - How to Harness Virality

Emerson Spartz Interview – How to Harness Virality

Have you ever wondered why some startups get loads of hype immediately after their launch and others don't? Is it down to an auspicious alignment of the planets or just sheer luck? The answer is neither; it's all down to virality. And according to leading expert in internet virality, Emerson Spartz, you have to create your own.

Startups: How to Tweak Your Pitch Based on the Investors in the Room - with Charles Sidman Managing Partner of ECS Capital Partners, LLC

Startups: How to Tweak Your Pitch Based on the Investors in the Room – with Charles Sidman Managing Partner of ECS Capital Partners, LLC

Dr. Charles Sidman started off getting his Masters and PhD in Immunology and Harvard, and dove into research and professorship. It was thinking about the applications and possibilities of his research that brought him to the world of business and investments. "There's a part of grant writing where you have to mention significant - why your project matters in the world... that's what got involve with consulting activities, application and commercialization." This yearning to step outside the lab has resulted in hundreds of speeches, presentations and consulting jobs with companies and organizations around the world, eventually landing Charles in position as a Managing Partner of ECS Capital Partners, LLC.