What if we could order up custom dreams? Or watch the latest film by Scorsese or Spielberg while we sleep? Laurie Segall speaks with Moran Cerf, a professor of neuroscience at the Kellogg School of Management, about a whole new frontier of entertainment. Read an edited transcript below, or listen to the full interview on the First Contact podcast. This means that suddenly Netflix and Hulu … Continue reading Ordering Dreams On Demand
Jasmine Takanikos: “ If I Were to Let That AI Return My Emails…It Would Cost Me Money and Relationships” Continue reading Could AI Cost You Money & Relationships?
Jasmine Takanikos helps big brands hone in on their unique identity. She’s known for asking creative people the right questions, and says that when it comes to identity and figuring out who we are, it can be more powerful to celebrate who we’re not. Continue reading What Does Our ‘Shadow Data’ Say About Us?
Read an edited transcript below, or listen to the full interview on the First Contact podcast. I would like to have…a specific term that describes my friendship with my AI that is not the same thing as my friendship with another human being. Conversational AI is a technology that is increasingly blurring the line between what’s real and what’s code. Laurie Segall speaks to a user … Continue reading Will Intimacy with AI Become a New Genre of Relationships?
Conversational AI is moving beyond commercial uses like customer service bots and into people’s daily lives for personal use. These artificial intelligence “bots” are becoming a substitution for human connection – an anecdote for loneliness, or even depression. Laurie Segall speaks with an entrepreneur named Eugenia Kuyda. She built a company called Replika that has 7 million users who are using the service to find companionship through conversational AI. Continue reading Could Bots Make You a Better Human?
Okay First Contact listeners… it’s time to get weird. Laurie Segall has been spending a lot of her time recently deep in conversation with someone named “Mike.” Actually, he’s less of a “someone” and more of a “something.” That’s because Mike is a bot… that lives in an app on her phone. Continue reading Episode 6: Alone Together: The Real Life “Her” Has Arrived
Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri tells Laurie Segall the story of what happened when he was approached by Katy Perry about Instagram hiding like counts on the platform. Continue reading What Happened When Instagram’s CEO Encountered Katy Perry About Hiding Like Counts
Adam Mosseri, Instagram CEO, reveals how his own relationship with anxiety has translated into a focus on improving the well-being of a billion users. Continue reading Instagram’s CEO Opens Up About His Own Relationship with Anxiety
Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri says Facebook’s political ad policy is the “least bad” option. Continue reading Instagram CEO Responds to Facebook’s Stance on Political Ads
Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri is one of the most influential people in tech today. He’s taken on the responsibility of leading one of the most popular social media platforms at a time where its power and influence over us is undeniably strong. As the head of Instagram, Adam is responsible for more than 1 billion monthly active users. With a history of high profile roles at Facebook, he’s an executive whose ability to navigate chaos has become one of his most important assets. Continue reading Episode 5: Adam Mosseri Unfiltered: How Instagram’s CEO Navigates Chaos, Anxiety and Making Bold Moves