Beyond the Buzz: AI's Real-world Impact with Joanna Peña-Bickley

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In Episode 9 of this season's Digital and Dirt Podcast, Ian is joined by Joanna Peña-Bickley, CEO of Vibes Ai, to discuss the impact of AI on society, dispel misconceptions, and emphasize the importance of human connection. 

During the interview, Ian and Joanna discuss:

  • Joanna’s career which spans technology, marketing, and product design, and her current focus on AI-driven solutions.

  • How AI is reshaping sectors like mobility and energy and helping to address societal challenges.

  • Misconceptions about AI, such as job displacement fears which tend to overshadow its potential to augment human capabilities.

  • Technology’s ability to enhance sensory health and cognitive well-being, thereby improving quality of life.

  • Adopting AI in the business world to drive efficiency.

  • Prioritizing resilience over efficiency in today’s economy while also considering workforce and societal health.

  • Enhancing human experiences and connections through technology and AI.

To learn more about Joanna Peña-Bickley and Vibes Ai, listen to this week’s episode on major podcast platforms like Apple Podcasts and Spotify.