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Episode 118: The Business Case for Deep Fakes with Descript’s Kundan Kumar

Deep Fakes are incredibly realistic impersonations that blur the line between truth and fiction. So what happens when the tech to make them is available to everyone? We’re about to find out. Kundan Kumar is our guest on this episode of the Georgian Impact Podcast. He is co-founder of Lyrebird AI, ...

Episode 120: AI for Accident and Disaster Recovery Has Arrived

Recovery from an accident or a disaster is slow and cumbersome. It can take weeks for the claims process to run its course. That painstaking process includes data collection though – and it turns out that dataset is the perfect training ground for AI. Alex Dalyac is our guest on this episode of t ...

Four Machine Learning Techniques in Simple Terms

Often when you hear experts talk about machine learning and artificial intelligence, it’s easy to feel alienated. A common sentiment we hear from entrepreneurs is that it can be hard to get beyond the buzzwords and grasp the specifics of what ML and AI can actually accomplish. At Georgian, we’r ...

Episode 121: The Flat-pack Production Floor with Etienne Lacroix

Manufacturing is faster paced and more competitive than ever before – all while product life cycles are getting shorter. Spending six months getting a factory line set up just won’t cut it anymore. But what if that process could be cut down from months to days? Etienne Lacroix is our guest on t ...

IMCO's Big Stake in Apollo's New Fund

Christine Idzelis of Institutional Investor reports that Apollo took just two months to raise a credit fund that seeks to profit from tumultuous markets — and it got a swift and significant contribution from Canadian pension manager IMCO:When Apollo Global Management approached the Investment Man ...

Can Money Printing Trump a Depression?

Fred Imbert of CNBC reports stocks extend losses ahead of Trump China news conference:The S&P 500 rose slightly on Friday, erasing losses earlier in the session, as traders breathed a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump signaled no changes to the trade deal with China despite rising ten ...

The Easiest Game You'll Ever Play?

Fred Imbert and Eustance Huang of CNBC report the Dow rises more than 400 points, but Wall Street clinches biggest weekly loss since March:Stocks rose on Friday in volatile trading as traders tried to regain some of the sharp losses from the previous session. The major averages, however, clinched ...

Episode 4: The Lights are Out in the Travel Sector – Will They Ever Go Back On?

Many sectors have been impacted by the pandemic, but none more completely than the travel sector. One week is was functioning at full capacity, and then the next the lights had completely gone out, or so it seems. When they go back on, they will shine on a completely different sector, one is which ...

Episode 5: Remote Work Is Having Its Fifteen Minutes – Or Will it Be a Lot Longer?

  Remote work is having a minute, or rather a series of them.  Some companies have used it for years, some have been adamantly against it, but both kinds are being forced into it at the moment. As the pandemic forces millions to figure out some kind of home office set up (the kitchen table works ...

The Business of Business: Accessibility and Adversity Amidst COVID-19

In this edition of the Business of Business, Hon. Perrin Beatty, our President and CEO, has a conversation with Rick Hansen, Founder of the Rick Hansen Foundation. ...