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The Artificial Podcast is a weekly podcast series that breaks down trending topics in the world of AI and #VoiceFirst so everyone can understand how these technologies are impacting our lives personally and within organizations. We interview and showcase experts from across the industry who are making waves in AI and Voice, and who are actively working to innovate the space every day. We cater to an audience of everyone, but specifically, those actively working in AI and Voice, marketers, IT leaders, and tech-savvy business professionals. The Artificial Podcast is brought to you by RedFox AI.

The Artificial Podcast is a weekly podcast series that breaks down trending topics in the world of AI and #VoiceFirst so everyone can understand how these technologies are impacting our lives personally and within organizations. We interview and showcase experts from across the industry who are making waves in AI and Voice, and who are actively working to innovate the space every day. We cater to an audience of everyone, but specifically, those actively working in AI and Voice, marketers, IT leaders, and tech-savvy business professionals. The Artificial Podcast is brought to you by RedFox AI.
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The Artificial Podcast is a weekly podcast series that breaks down trending topics in the world of AI and #VoiceFirst so everyone can understand how these technologies are impacting our lives personally and within organizations. We interview and showcase experts from across the industry who are making waves in AI and Voice, and who are actively working to innovate the space every day. We cater to an audience of everyone, but specifically, those actively working in AI and Voice, marketers, IT leaders, and tech-savvy business professionals. The Artificial Podcast is brought to you by RedFox AI.

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Episodes

17: Taking AI & Voice-First Abroad – Nick & Brett’s Adventures in Australia!

9/16/2019
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In this week’s episode of The Artificial Podcast Nick is joined by his show editor and producer (and CTO of RedFox AI) Brett Brooks to talk about their recent trip to Australia. Nick and Brett share how the opportunity to present about AI and Voice at the Social Media Marketing Summit came about, and why it’s so important to build a personal brand on social media. They also share some of their favorite memories from the trip and discuss how Australian’s perceive technologies like AI and...

Duration:00:39:05

16: Andrew Butow | Artificial Intelligence: Our Inevitable Future

9/8/2019
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Andrew Butow is a Radical Change Coach who founded Earth2Mars to help people find their space in the universe and make a difference in the world. With over 15 years of personal, technology, and organizational change experience her brings together the best of business, consulting, design-thinking, and behavioral science to any challenge, big, small, or somewhere in between because everyone deserves a place in the future. In this week’s episode of The Artificial Podcast, Nick interviews...

Duration:00:57:58

BREAK - Labor Day Holiday

9/2/2019
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This week The Artificial Podcast is taking a break due to the Labor Day Holiday. Next week we will return with an all new episode featuring Andrew Butow from earth2mars sharing his thoughts on the future of technology and Artificial Intelligence. After that, Stuart Crane from Voice Metrics will be talking about Voice and some of the projects that he has been working on. What do you want to learn about in the world of AI and Voice-First? Interested in becoming a guest? Send an email to Nick...

Duration:00:01:36

15: Jeremy Wilken | Voice-First: A VUI Designer and Developer’s Perspective

8/25/2019
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Jeremy Wilken is the host of the Design for Voice podcast and has been recognized by SoundHound as a top influencer in Voice. He currently works as a software engineer for VMware and as a voice developer and designer. He is also a Google Developer Expert for the Google Assistant, web technologies, and Angular. His key interests are how users and technology intersect, and how to ensure that best experiences for all users using modern technology. In this week’s episode of The Artificial...

Duration:00:46:49

14: Noelle LaCharite | A Journey Into Tech, AI, Voice, Diversity, and Ethics

8/19/2019
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Noelle LaCharite is currently a Principal Project Manager for Microsoft Search, Assistant, and Intelligence. She is passionate about Mindful Leadership, work-life harmony, and empowering people to reach their potential through technology. She also specializes in helping brands develop AI and Voice Strategy through the AI Leadership Institute which she founded. She has spent many years as a trainer, architect, and evangelist for IBM, RedHat, EMC, Amazon, and now Microsoft. She has taught...

Duration:00:44:06

BREAK - We're Going to Australia!

8/4/2019
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For the next two weeks Nick will be taking a break from posting new episodes of The Artificial Podcast. Nick and Brett will be traveling to Sydney, Australia to host a workshop on Google Actions and Conversational Design, and Nick will be delivering the international keynote at the Australia and New Zealand Social Media Marketing Summit. The Artificial Podcast will return on August 18th with a new episode featuring Noelle LaCharite from Microsoft and the AI Leadership Institute. What do...

Duration:00:02:53

13: Susan Westwater | Your Content Guide to Voice-First

7/29/2019
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Susan Westwater is a co-founder of Pragmatic Digital, an experience consultancy who helps clients navigate the modern digital landscape to develop solutions that are relevant to clients’ customers and business. Susan uses customer-centric approaches and content strategy skill sets to achieve business growth. That same approach fuels Pragmatic's mission to develop Voice experiences that are useful and usable. With a career that includes agency and client-side experience, Susan has managed...

Duration:00:41:17

12: Bob Stolzberg | Developing for Voice-First Can Be as Easy As 1-2-3

7/21/2019
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Bob Stolzberg has been recognized by Amazon as an Alexa Champion and is a leading subject matter expert in the voice industry. Bob has a deep enterprise IT background that spans 20+ years. Prior to VoiceXP, Bob was a RedHat Certified Engineer and considered a subject matter expert on Cloud Computing, Cloud Migration, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity. Bob was an executive at CenturyLink where he managed the cloud ecosystem and evangelism programs, Cloud Marketplace, and a product...

Duration:00:49:27

11: The Singularity and Why You Need To Care

7/15/2019
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In this week’s episode of The Artificial Podcast Nick talks about the “Technological Singularity” and why you need to care. Nick dives into the origins of the singularity and how it managed to become popularized so quickly in the world of AI. Nick also reveals when the singularity is expected to happen and discusses the ramifications (both good and bad) of what humanity could be facing if the singularity becomes a reality. Since this is a solo episode Nick’s editor, producer, and best friend...

Duration:00:34:56

10: Dave Kemp | The Future of Hearables

7/7/2019
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Dave Kemp is the Business Development Manager for Oaktreek Products which is a leading provider of clinical supplies to the hearing care industry. Dave became fascinated with voice technology in 2016 as he realized that it was becoming more feasible to access smart assistants through Bluetooth hearing aids that were just beginning to come to market. In 2017, Dave launched his blog FuturEar.co where he authors a daily update on all things hearables, hearing aids, and voice technology. In...

Duration:00:55:19

9: Brielle Nickoloff | The Linguistics of Voice-First

6/30/2019
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Brielle Nickoloff is Lead of Product Marketing at Witlingo, a Washington D.C. based startup that builds products and solutions for Voice-First devices and platforms including Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant, and Microsoft Cortana. Brielle earned dual bachelor’s degrees in Linguistics and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado – Boulder. Much of Brielle’s research in the space began with a closer look at the ways one’s emotional reaction to a voice interface is notably more inflated...

Duration:00:37:00

8: AI - An End to Work as We Know It

6/25/2019
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Sometimes, technology can be scary. With the the concept of Artificial Intelligence becoming more mainstream in both the media and every day conversation the same question from all sides seems to keep appearing: "Is AI going to take my job?" With the rise of automation and robotics many blue collar jobs in manufacturing and assembly have already been outmoded. Can the same thing happen across the board to white collar jobs as well? In this week’s episode Nick talks about how Artificial...

Duration:00:34:31

7: Gordon Collier | The New Faces of Recruitment: Alexa and Google Assistant

6/17/2019
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Gordon Collier is a 20+ year talent acquisition and recruitment professional. During his career Gordon has been witness to multiple shifts in how employers source talent; the internet, social media, mobile, and now AI and Voice-First. Gordon is actively placing himself at the forefront of this new technological wave leveraging the power of podcasting and VoiceTech for recruitment. In this week’s episode Nick chats with Gordon Collier about the future of recruitment and what role AI,...

Duration:00:42:17

6: Brett Brooks | Learning How to Program for Voice-First from Scratch

6/10/2019
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Brett Brooks is the Chief Technology Officer for RedFox AI (formerly RedFox Creative). Since January of 2019 Brett has been working with RedFox AI to develop custom Alexa Skills and Google Actions for brands. Nick and Brett have been good friends for nearly a decade. Brett started working with Nick back in December of 2017 and was Nick’s first business partner in what is now RedFox AI. In this week's episode, Nick sits down with Brett Brooks to talk about what it's like to learn Voice-First...

Duration:00:34:20

5: Hey, Google. What Are You?

6/2/2019
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Nick: “Hey, Google. What do you think about Alexa?” Google: “I like Alexa’s cool blue light and we both have an affinity for Star Wars.” Nick: “Well. It’s nice to see that voice assistants can treat one another with more respect than humans can.” Yes. This week’s episode is all about the Google Assistant. Much like Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s AI powered Assistant has quickly become a household name across the U.S and the world. Google Assistant currently resides in more than one billion...

Duration:00:32:42

4: Ming Johanson | Ensuring Accessibility with AI and Voice-First

5/27/2019
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Ming Johanson focuses on communication and culture within businesses helping them to deconstruct complex technologies and transform organizations for future focus. Ming is a a regular radio and television contributor in Australia on the topics of tech and social media. Ming is also an elected board member for the Australian Computer Society and a champion for diversity and mental health in business, startup, and leadership circles. In this week's episode, Nick sits down with Ming to discuss...

Duration:00:43:52

3: All About Alexa

5/19/2019
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“Alexa, what’s the weather looking like today?” “Alexa, I need toilet paper.” “Alexa, what’s the meaning of life?” If you haven’t already guessed this week’s episode is all about Alexa. Since 2014 Amazon’s smart voice assistant has become a household name across the U.S. As of this year, more than 100 million Alexa enabled Echo devices have been sold across the globe. So, what exactly is Alexa and why has she taken the world by storm? In this episode of The Artificial Podcast we dive into...

Duration:00:33:04

2: Scot Westwater | Your New Website Is an Alexa Skill

5/13/2019
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Scot Westwater is the Co-Founder and Lead Voice Strategist for Pragmatic Digital. With more than 20+ years of experience helping Fortune 500 brands solve business problems by understanding customers needs, Scot knows a thing or two about how to properly engage with customers; especially when it comes to emerging technology like Alexa and Google Assistant. In this week’s episode, Nick sits down with Scot to discuss the impact that Voice-First is having on marketing and how businesses need to...

Duration:00:42:15

1: What Exactly Is This AI Thing Anyhow?

5/5/2019
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In the first episode of The Artificial Podcast Nick dives headfirst into AI and explains what it’s all about. From the first official AI program, to 2001: A Space Odyssey, Moore’s Law, AGI and Narrow AI, to the Google Duplex Nick breaks down the origins of AI and the current state of the technology in 2019.

Duration:00:33:58