AI's Impact on Society Podcast

Reflect on AI's profound societal impact. Discuss ethical considerations, societal transformations, and the broader implications of artificial intelligence. Thought-provoking conversations for everyday people.

The society category offers a critical exploration of how AI is influencing various aspects of society and culture. This section is designed for business professionals, policymakers, and socially conscious individuals interested in the broader implications of AI on social dynamics, ethics, and governance. 

It delves into topics such as the impact of AI on employment, privacy concerns, ethical AI development, and the role of AI in shaping public policy and societal norms.

May 21, 2024

Generative AI offers significant benefits to nonprofits. What obstacles do they encounter, and how can they utilize this innovative technology while safeguarding donor information and upholding trust with stakeholders?

Ep 277: How Nonprofits Can Benefit From Responsible AI

May 9, 2024

AI + all your data = good move or bad move? Sure, AI can do data crunching wonders when we pair the two together. But, what challenges and conflicts should we be aware of before doing so?

Ep 268: AI’s Data-Driven Decision Paradox

May 8, 2024

Will GenAI be an economic boom? Or cause economic doom? Or maybe something in between? We discuss generative AI’s impact on the U.S. labor market.

Ep 267: The Impact of Generative AI on the U.S. Labor Market

May 6, 2024

Is OpenAI launching a search engine this week? The original worry about Google that lead to the Microsoft-OpenAI partnership.Major U.S. newspapers suing Microsoft and Google. … And a lot more. This is the AI news that matters for the week of May 6, 2024.

Ep 265: ChatGPT’s search engine, Microsoft’s fear of Google, U.S. newspapers suing LLM makers and more- AI News That Matters

May 3, 2024

The much-hyped Humane Ai pin? Dragged through the mud. The Rabbit R1 AI assistant? Accused of being a box running Android. Are these devices just too early?

Ep 264: AI-Powered Devices: Do we actually need them?

April 29, 2024

Is there a legit Sora competitor now? What does NVIDIA’s $700 million acquisition mean for the GenAI world? Is Apple ditching Google and teaming up with OpenAI for future AI-powered iPhones?

Ep 260: A new SORA competitor, NVIDIA’s $700M acquisition – AI News That Matters

April 25, 2024

We’re answering the hard-hitting question that no one wants to talk about when it comes to AI and job displacement. Will AI take our jobs?

Ep 258: Will AI Take Our Jobs? Our answer might surprise you.

April 24, 2024

When we think recycling, we might think of plastics. Probably not Generative AI, right? Well, that’s actually one of the ways that Lanzatech is fighting global warming — by using Generative AI to help recycle carbon emissions.

Ep 257: GenAI – Turning trash into treasures?

April 23, 2024

Is this AI tool too good to be safe? Maybe. We’ll be taking a look at Microsoft’s impressive VASA-1 deepfake cloning technology. Is Microsoft’s VASA-1 deepfake AI tech so good it’s dangerous?

Ep 256: Microsoft’s VASA-1 AI Deepfake: So good it’s dangerous?

April 22, 2024

Will Meta’s Llama 3 take the LLM crown? Is Microsoft’s VASA-1 so good that it’s dangerous? What does the new Atlas model from Boston Dynamics mean for the intersection of AI and robotics?

Ep 255: Meta’s Llama 3, Microsoft’s VASA-1 – AI News That Matters

April 19, 2024

We’ve been doing this whole ‘talk about AI every day’ thing for about a year. It’s your turn to interview me on the first (and maybe last?) edition of Freestyle Friday: Ask Me Anything (about AI).

Ep 254: Freestyle Friday – Ask Me Anything (about AI)

April 17, 2024

Let’s agree on this: so many schools are dropping the ball on GenAI. So, what should schools be doing NOW to make sure they can benefit from an AI future?

Ep 252: What schools need to do now to benefit from an AI future

April 15, 2024

Will Google be (more?) relevant now with its AI announcements? Why did Adobe reportedly train its AI image model with…. AI images? And is OpenAI in trouble with YouTube?

Ep 250: Google’s AI announcements, Adobe training on AI images and more. AI News That Matters

April 10, 2024

How should you view Artificial Intelligence? Can it be your new best friend, helping you with every task of your day? Or, could it be a legit nightmare and tech terror?

Ep 247: AI – Your New BFF or Tech Terror?

March 29, 2024

How will AI change the way we shop online? Whether you own an e-commerce business or not, AI is changing the entire online shopping experience and will have an effect on all of us.

Ep 239: How AI Is Changing The E-commerce Landscape

March 27, 2024

If you want a successful business in the age of AI, you need to be able to collaborate in real-time. Zoom’s CPO, Smita Hashim, joins us to discuss how AI is changing real-time collaboration.

Ep 237: Zoom Exec Tells How AI is Changing Real-Time Collaboration

March 26, 2024

NVIDIA’s announcements from its GTC conference will change the AI world. We partnered with NVIDIA and were at the conference all week. We’re breaking down all the big headlines and explaining what it means for the future of AI.

Ep 236: NVIDIA GTC Recap – 3 ways NVIDIA is going to change the AI world

March 25, 2024

Did Microsoft just make the biggest AI power move? Can you play chess using your brain with Musk’s Neuralink chip? What’s happening with Stability AI? We’re breaking down this week’s AI news that matters.

Ep 230: Microsoft’s new AI division, Update on Neuralink brain chip, Stability AI CEO resigns – AI News That Matters

March 22, 2024

You might think the auto industry hasn’t changed since the Model T. There’s a lot going on under the hood, though. Especially with AI revving its engine now louder than ever. So what’s next in the auto industry with so much new AI tech behind the wheel? That’s exactly what we’ll be discussing with Danny Shapiro, NVIDIA’s Vice President of Automotive.

Ep 234: Driving the Future – NVIDIA’s Vision for AI-powered Transportation

March 21, 2024

AI + Robots — is it just science fiction? Or, could the intersection of AI and robotics change our daily lives WAY sooner than we’d expect? We find out with Amit Goel, the Director of Robotics at NVIDIA, a global leader in the robotics industry.

Ep 233: Robots Among Us – How NVIDIA is building the future of robotics

March 15, 2024

We always hear how much AI and tools like ChatGPT have helped the everyday person. But besides the day-to-day work, AI can also help those that are neurodivergent. We discuss the positive impact AI has on Neurodiversity.

Ep 229: Exploring the Positive Impact of Neurodiversity and AI

March 13, 2024

AI can be ugly. But it can also be beautiful. Literally. Like when AI is used in the beauty industry. We talk about how AI is changing the beauty industry.

Ep 227: A Beautiful AI – How AI is being used in the Beauty industry

March 12, 2024

One group that can really benefit from generative AI is nonprofits. So what are the barriers, and how can nonprofits leverage this cutting-edge tech while still respecting donor data and keeping trust with stakeholders? We discuss how we can use AI responsibly.

Ep 226: Beyond AI Ethics – Why nonprofits must focus on beneficial and responsible AI

March 8, 2024

AI is going to have a huge impact on society. It already has impacted the labor market and other parts of society. Will AI be more disruptive than we think, or can it be an overpowering force for good?

Ep 224: AI and its Impact on Society – How it might look

March 6, 2024

When we talk about AI jobs, we normally think that AI is just taking our jobs. But that’s not necessarily how it’s happening in the real world right now. AI jobs are being dispersed all across the US. We take a look at some stats to find out more.

Ep 222: The Dispersion of AI Jobs Across the U.S. – Why it matters

March 4, 2024

Figure AI raises $675 million from Big Tech, Elon Musk sues OpenAI, and LTX Studio challenges Pika Labs. Here’s this week’s AI news that matters and why it’s important to you.

Ep 220: Elon Musk sues OpenAI, Figure raises $675M from Big Tech – AI News That Matters

March 1, 2024

How can we get more women in AI roles? It’s an important conversation we need to have, especially in the IT and tech space in the US. We discuss how we can rebuild the staffing industry and get more women into AI roles.

Ep 219: Rebuilding The Staffing Industry: How to get more women in AI roles

February 26, 2024

ChatGPT Plugins are on their way out! Tyler Perry is putting his studio expansion on hold due to AI, and Google is making TONS of news right now! Here’s this week’s AI news that matters and why it’s important.

Ep 215: ChatGPT Plugins are leaving, Google and Reddit sign $60M deal – AI News That Matters

February 22, 2024

What does the future of healthcare look like with the constantly growing world of GenAI? Will there be doctors? Are future doctor offices going to be run by AI? We discuss how AI is transforming Healthcare from a service to a product.

Ep 213: AI Meets Doctors – Turning Healthcare from a Service to a Product

February 14, 2024

When we talk about GenAI the focus is always on text to text, text to video, or text to image. But text to music is a really cool and underrated part of GenAI’s capabilities. We show how AI is changing the way we create and listen to music.

Ep 207: AI Will Allow Us All to Make Music We Enjoy

February 13, 2024

OpenAI shifting towards AI agents, Google Bard is dead, Gemini Ultra, AI Super Bowl commercials, and more! Here’s this week’s AI news that matters!

Ep 206: There is No AI Hype – This is how the world works now

February 8, 2024

If you want your company to compete on a global stage, you need to be able to speak to global customers. We discuss how AI is changing the translation space and its effects on related jobs.

Ep 203: Translation in the World of AI – Will we have a job tomorrow?

February 7, 2024

AI Governance is a tricky topic that no one seems to know how to approach. There can be many roadblocks or hurdles before properly implementing governance for AI. We discuss how to create governance for AI mass adoption.

Ep 202: The Holy Grail of AI Mass Adoption – Governance

February 5, 2024

We made it to 200 episodes! Woohoo! To celebrate, we’re giving you 200 facts, stats, and even our hot takes on everything GenAI. Thanks for all the support and love!

Ep 200: 200 Facts, Stats, and Hot Takes About GenAI – Celebrating 200 Episodes

February 2, 2024

How can the medical field fully maximize the effectiveness of AI? The advancements of AI in Health Care are already revolutionizing the tech used and the care we receive. We discuss AI’s impact on Health Care.

Ep 199: Maximizing The Effectiveness of AI in Health Care

January 25, 2024

How will AI impact the Real Estate industry? Whether you manage real estate or buy/sell/rent homes, how will AI change the way we interact with real estate? We discuss real estate’s AI transformation.

Ep 193: Real Estate’s AI Transformation – What’s Next?

January 23, 2024

Traditional SEO is going to die. The way we all use the internet is going to drastically change. Why? Because AI search is here. So what effect do AI and LLM chatbots have on the future of traditional web searching? We’re diving in.

Ep 191: AI Search Takeover – The End of Traditional SEO + Web Browsing?

January 18, 2024

The conversation around AI in the classroom has been ongoing for a while now. Should it be used or banned? How should you use it and monitor it? We discuss why we should focus on literacy and not detection when it comes to AI in education.

Ep 188: AI in the Classroom – Focus on literacy not detection

January 15, 2024

With so much going on in the AI world, it can be hard to keep up with everything. From Sam Altman and Bill Gates to Apple shuttering their AI team, we’re covering what you need to know this week.

EP 185: Bill Gates and Sam Altman Interview Insights, Apple Shutters its AI Team – AI News That Matters

January 12, 2024

There’s a constant battle happening with cyber security and GenAI. While AI can benefit the evolution of cyber, it also can be a double-edged sword. We discuss GenAI’s impact on cyber security.

EP 184: On-Device AI: What it is and do we need it? What no one’s talking about

January 10, 2024

There’s a constant battle happening with cyber security and GenAI. While AI can benefit the evolution of cyber, it also can be a double-edged sword. We discuss GenAI’s impact on cyber security.

Ep 182: AI Efficiencies in Cyber – A Double-Edged Sword

January 9, 2024

If you haven’t heard, The New York Times is suing OpenAI and Microsoft for copyright infringement. OpenAI recently released a statement clapping back at The New York Times. So what does it all mean and what can we expect for the future implications of AI and copyright material? Let’s dive in.

Ep 181: New York Times vs. OpenAI – The huge AI implications no one is talking about

January 8, 2024

Welcome to our new segment, AI News That Matters! Every Monday we’re bringing you the biggest AI news and trends to keep an eye on and why it matters. Today we’re looking at Midjourney’s v6, AI-powered kitchens, upcoming AI announcements at CES, and more!

Ep 180: Midjourney v6 Plagiarism? – AI News That Matters

January 4, 2024

How do we teach the next generation about AI? Whether it’s through education in schools or personal learning, there seems to be no cohesive plan on how we teach GenAI. We discuss ways we can learn and teach AI to the next generation.

Ep 178: Teaching The Next Generation About AI

January 3, 2024

The number one question around GenAI is “How do I actually use it for my business?” Today we’re tackling everything you need to know to grow your company and career with GenAI. Here’s a blueprint with 7 ways you can use AI in your business in 2024.

Ep 177: 7 Ways To Use AI in Your Business in 2024

January 2, 2024

Welcome to 2024. Wondering what’s new and what you missed leading into the new year? We’ve got you covered. We’re covering what you can expect for GenAI in 2024 and how it impacts you.

Ep 176: GenAI Catchup – What’s coming in 2024

December 29, 2023

What will the future of healthcare look like with AI? In what ways has the medical industry already started to develop use cases for AI? We share insights into the AI developments being made both for healthcare professionals and front-facing customers like the everyday person.

Ep 175: Impact of GenAI in Healthcare

December 22, 2023

2023 has been the year of generative AI. We’ve talked with entrepreneurs, startup founders, and industry tech leaders, and there’s a lot that we’ve learned behind the scenes. We’re unleashing that knowledge and telling you our GenAI predictions for 2024.

Ep 171: GenAI in 2024 – What’s coming and what it means for you

December 19, 2023

We have some hot takes when it comes to how AI is being used in education. Universities are letting students down by the way they are/aren’t using GenAI tools. We discuss the current state of AI in higher education and how to fix its shortcomings.

Ep 168: AI in Higher Education is Broken. How to Fix it.

December 18, 2023

Some people think AI is as simple as autocomplete. But GenAI has gone from a working assistant to LLMs making new discoveries. We’re talking about Google DeepMind’s historic breakthrough and what it means for the future of GenAI and humans.

Ep 167: When AI Outsmarts Humans – DeepMind’s Historic Breakthrough

December 15, 2023

Some people say that AI stinks. ChatGPT isn’t any good. Well we’re here to break the news to you. ChatGPT doesn’t suck. Your prompts do. We’re showing you what you’re doing wrong and how to improve your ChatGPT prompts to improve your results and responses.

Ep 166: AI Summit NYC Recap – 5 things that stood out (and some scary things.)

November 30, 2023

Why do drugs fail at such a high rate? What can AI do about? We’re asking an expert helping to lead the Pharma industry. We discuss how GenAI is reshaping the Pharma industry and medical drugs.

Ep 155: AI’s Edge in Pharma – Lowering Drug Failure Rates

November 20, 2023

Do you trust the AI tools that you use? Are they ethical and safe? We often overlook the safety behind AI and it’s something we should pay attention to. We discuss how we can trust and use ethical AI.

Ep 148: Safer AI – Why we all need ethical AI tools we can trust

November 17, 2023

Biology plays a large part in our lives and human development. So how can we use AI to shape the world that we live in? We discuss how AI is changing the future of biology and it’s implications for humanity and our world.

Ep 147: The AI Revolution in Biology – How it’s changing
  • AI's Impact on Social Dynamics and Employment: AI's integration into society raises important questions about its impact on social structures and employment. This category examines the effects of AI on the job market, including the potential for job displacement and the creation of new job types. We discuss the importance of reskilling and upskilling in the age of AI, and how societies can adapt to these changes to ensure inclusive growth and minimize social disparities.

  • Ethical Considerations and AI Governance: As AI becomes more prevalent, ethical considerations and governance of AI technologies are increasingly important. This section explores the ethical challenges posed by AI, including bias, transparency, and accountability. We delve into the efforts being made to develop ethical AI frameworks, the role of governments and international bodies in regulating AI, and the importance of public discourse in shaping AI policies.

  • AI's Role in Shaping Future Societies: The potential of AI to shape future societies is both exciting and daunting. The Society category offers insights into the long-term implications of AI on societal norms, public services, and global challenges like climate change and healthcare. We discuss how AI can contribute to societal well-being, the importance of inclusive AI development, and the need for a balanced approach that considers both the benefits and risks of AI in society.