Episode 9: AI opportunities and risks

executive sessions

Apr 11 2024 • 53 mins

On MiddleGround’s eighth episode of Executive Sessions, Clayton Gullett leads discussions with MiddleGround Founding Partner, John Stewart, and the Dean of the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics, Dr. Simon Sheather to talk all things AI. This episode covers:

1. AI Opportunities and Benefits
2. Setbacks and dangers of AI
3. AI in Manufacturing and Private Equity

Check out our company blog recapping the episode: https://bit.ly/3Q4O8wv

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(00:00:00) Podcast and guest introduction
(00:02:22) AI's capabilities
(00:09:45) Limitations of AI
(00:14:35) Malicious uses of AI
(00:19:20) AI/Automation and human workforces
(00:25:25) Practical uses for AI
(00:29:38) Data privacy and AI
(00:35:40) AI in developed vs. emerging economies
(00:41:14) Data: dashboards and targeting
(00:47:16) Utilizing AI in the financial and manufacturing words