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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:

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.

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The Pathway to “Precision Medicine” – with Tute Genomics CEO Reid Robison

Tute Genomics is part of a grand shift towards the leveraging of genetic information towards better health and better treatments. One of the "holy grails" of this transition from one to the other is the advent of

Jonathan Eisen (UC Davis, uBiome) and the Wild West of the Human Microbiome

Citizen Science and the Bugs on Your Body – with uBiome CEO Jessica Richman

We humans are swimming in a proverbial ocean of microscopic life. Not just on our doorknobs and toilet seats, but on our skin, in our guts, an all over and inside us. If you haven't heard the term "microbiome," it makes sense to understand it's definition first:

How BioTech Might Pool the Power of the Human Brain  - with Proteo.me CEO Ivo Georgiev

How BioTech Might Pool the Power of the Human Brain – with Proteo.me CEO Ivo Georgiev

Artificial intelligence has it’s advantages. Systematically, over decades of research and development, AI has come to dominate human intelligence in a number of specific and often limited tasks. Yet, AI - at least thus far - has still lagged human intelligence in certain types of rich pattern recognition. For example, AI programs are still comparatively inept with regards to picking up and handling different kinds of objects, and until recently, AI seemed to struggle vehemently in discerning a “cat” from a “dog” on a screen (see: Kaggle).