In this episode, we introduce a new segment called The Language of Business. Greg Stoller, Senior Lecturer in Strategy & Innovation, helps us understand various topics of business through the eyes of scholars and practitioners from around the world.
Greg’s first Language of Business segment for the podcast, explores the topic of Artificial Intelligence. We learn about what it is, what it isn’t, and how it might impact business and our lives.
Mohammad Soltanieh-ha is at Questrom School of Business, Boston University and says there’s no one definition, even for Chat GPT, but the “consumer” version, or narrow AI, is certainly different than its Deep Learning counterpart. Payman Khodabandehloo is a guest researcher at UMass Lowell Institute and comments that when it comes to implementing AI, detailed planning must come first unless you’re willing to scrap everything and start over from scratch.
Romain Fayolle is French but lives in Germany and is the co-founder of Holocene. He thinks most of the current A.I. actors are operating in good faith. Hal Reed is an independent consultant for Fortune 500 companies and in his mind, it all comes down to the neural networks.