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Jan 16, 2024

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Welcome to our special year-end 2023 review of the Cohere podcast. This year, we marked a significant shift in our approach. We moved away from the constraints of seasonal formats, embracing topical series that have allowed us to delve deeper into various themes, synchronizing seamlessly with our ongoing work and research. Let’s walk down memory lane and revisit some of the most insightful moments from this year's episodes.

  • Venessa Paech sheds light on the evolving definition of AI and its interplay with power dynamics.
  • John Hovell joined us to discuss the essence of conversational leadership. A key part of this conversation was defining what conversation truly means.
  • Meena Palaniappan's insights into impact measurement, resilience, and behavioral change in human-centered social networks were compelling.
  • Esteban Kolsky joined us to discuss how we might navigate the customer experience landscape.
  •  In our episode with Ed Finn,Ed Finn, the founding director of the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University we discuss how to build imaginative capacity.
  • Social learning theorists, the Wenger-Trayners, joined us to help us explore the concept of learning partnerships in communities of practice.
  • Dr. Mihaela Vorvoreanu came on the show to help us unpack trust and fabrication in large language models. This conversation is crucial for understanding generative AI.
  • We explored the rich history and the exciting future of the Maker Movement with Dale Dougherty.
  • Jeremiah Owyang helped us consider how we might navigate the AI surge. Jeremiah tackles the rapid evolution and acceleration of digital technology cycles.
  • Dr. Rob Hopkins to help us imagine tomorrow and to teach us how to travel to a better future.
  • We ended the year looking back at the hype of cryptocurrency and exploring what is still happening in this space with Reneé Barton. Reneé offers insights into cryptocurrency market trends.

We thank our listeners for joining us on this enlightening journey and look forward to another year of engaging and insightful conversations in 2024. Stay tuned!

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