The Actionable Futurist™ Podcast — Episode 2: The Future of AI & Ethics with Minter Dial

In Episode 2 we speak with Minter Dial about the future of AI and Ethics.

The Actionable Futurist™ Podcast answers the question “What’s the Future of … ?”

In each episode, we will provide a look at what’s new, what’s next and what you need to do next week to survive in this digital world, as told through the eyes of global experts.

You’ll find every episode full of practical ideas and answers to the question, “What’s the future of …?” with voices and opinions that need to be heard.

But beware, I’m no ordinary futurist, and along with my guests, we’ll give you things you can use in your business next week, not next year.

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Show Summary

In this show we covered a range of topics:

  • What is “Heartificial empathy”?
  • The need for empathy in business
  • Can we create empathy in a machine?
  • Feeling vs cognitive empathy
  • Ethics in AI
  • Avoiding conscious bias
  • How can we learn to be more empathetic?
  • The case for reading great novels
  • Empathy as a key competitive advantage
  • The rise of the “Empathy Index”
  • 3 Practical tips for next week

Episode Chapters

00:02:40 Heartificial empathy — an introduction
00:03:06 The need for empathy in business
00:04:36 Can we create empathy in a machine?
00:06:05 Feeling vs cognitive empathy
00:09:19 Ethics in AI
00:11:27 Avoiding conscious bias
00:13:25 How can we learn to be more empathetic?
00:14:29 The case for reading great novels
00:15:19 Empathy as a key competitive advantage
00:18:02 The rise of the “Empathy Index”
00:19:46 Key learnings from the book
00:20:59 3 Practical tips for next week
00:22:30 Where can people find out more about Minter?

Reviews

More about Minter

Twitter: @mdial
Blog: minterdial.com
Podcast: minterdial.com/podcast
FutureProof book
HeartificalEmpathy book
The Last Ring Home book

Originally published at Top-Rated Futurist Keynote Speaker — Andrew Grill.

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Andrew Grill - The Actionable Futurist®

The Actionable Futurist®. Former Global Managing Partner @ IBM. Proud Dad. TEDx & International Keynote Speaker. Aussie in London.