AI Today Podcast #009: Investing in AI with John Frankel of ffVC

In this week’s podcast we interviewed John Frankel, Founding Partner at ff Venture Capital. We discussed his firm’s role at NYU FutureLabs Summit (where Cognilytica was a proud partner), the current state of the AI market from an investor’s perspective, and advice for enterprise and startup companies looking to have an AI strategy. Episode Sponsors: …

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AI Today Podcast #008: Weak, Strong AI – Do these Terms Matter?

Artificial Intelligence has a broad spectrum of ability.  Many people try to classify AI as weak or strong, depending on how generally intelligent we want this system to be. The more an AI system approaches the abilities of a human, with all the intelligence, emotion, broad applicability of knowledge, the more “strong” it is. On …

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AI Today Podcast #007: AI in the FinTech Industry: Interview with Kumar Srivastava

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making its presence felt in a wide range of industries. In this podcast, we interview Kumar Srivastava of the BNY Mellon Silicon Valley Innovation center on how AI is impacting fintech and what the future holds for the industry. Episode Sponsors: For over 25 years, QS has been helping prospective MBA …

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AI Today Podcast #006: Should We Regulate AI? If So, How?

As the pursuit of AI continues, notable technologists and tech titans are sounding the warning bells for what possibly could happen in a future world dominated by superintelligent AI systems. Cognilytica wrote about this extensively in our Should We Be Scared of AI? [Cognilytica Research CG02] document and companion podcast. In that article, we write …

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AI Today Podcast #005: The AI Winters

Show Notes: Like all technologies, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not immune to the waves of obscurity, hyped promotion, plateauing of interest, and decline. In fact, the AI industry has been through two such major waves of interest, hype, plateau, and decline, commonly referred to as the “AI Winters”. Now that we’re on our third major …

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AI Today Podcast #004 – Guest Expert: James Barrat author of “Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era”.

AI Today Podcast #004 – Guest Expert: James Barrat author of “Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era”. Show Notes: On today’s show we interview James Barrat, author of “Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era”.  We discuss why James wrote this book 3 years ago now, how …

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AI Today Podcast #003 – Guest Expert: Oliver Christie: “Have predictions for AI in 2017 Come True?”

Podcast #003 – Guest Expert: Oliver Christie: “Have predictions for AI in 2017 Come True?” Show Notes: On today’s show we interview guest expert Oliver Christie and discuss his 5 predictions for artificial intelligence in 2017.  Now that we’re about two thirds of the way through 2017 we discuss what happened with his predictions – …

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AI Today Podcast #002: Should We Be Scared of AI?

AI Today Podcast #002: Should We Be Scared of AI? For a more in-depth and detailed report of the topics discussed in this podcast, download our FREE research report:   Show notes: With the recent resurgence of interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI), there’s a tidal wave of investment, activity, and attention being placed on all …

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AI Today Podcast #001: Why Does AI Matter?

AI Today Podcast #001: Why Does AI Matter Show notes: In their inaugural podcast hosts Kathleen Walch and Ron Schmelzer discuss their reasons for Why AI Matters. It improves the ability for businesses to serve their customers in reliable and efficient ways AI can help people and organizations make better decisions and fewer mistakes AI …

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