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Disrupt Yourself Podcast with Whitney Johnson

Aug 29, 2023

With ChatGPT now released in a usable format, the world’s been abuzz with the potentials – and pitfalls – of artificial intelligence. 

Our guest today says that the word – artificial intelligence – is misleading. Artificial anything, artificial turf, sweeteners, they all try to get as close to the real thing...

Aug 22, 2023

What does it mean to advocate for something? We all know what it’s like to give a nervous presentation. But to adjust the question a bit – what does it mean to advocate for someONE? Specifically, yourself?

Joining us today is Jayshree Seth, Chief Science Advocate at 3M. Her role today involves clearing away the...

Aug 15, 2023

Today, we’ve got a special episode, one of my personal heroes––Alan Mulally.

You’ve probably sat in a Boeing 777 before. He was the chief engineer on that plane. You might have a Ford sitting out in your driveway. He’s the reason Ford was the only major American car company that didn’t take a bailout in...

Aug 8, 2023

Attention is the real currency of all advertising. It’s how many seconds they can keep your eyes glued on whatever billboard or TV ad is in front of you at that moment. And then there’s the science of why exactly it caught your attention, in the first place.

Advertisers represent this fascinating intersection...

Aug 1, 2023

For almost as long as humans have been using coins and dollars to trade and grow, we’ve also been using them as weapons. 

It’s almost a magical thing, one thing that can be traded for anything you want. And the people in charge of that currency control the magic. The idea of a common currency is intertwined in just...