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Splashes of Consciousness: An Interview with Vanessa Nowtizky and Bing

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
What is consciousness? Artificial intelligence, as we understand it currently, is a machine with access to vast amounts of data. It can be programmed to make decisions and also solve problems independently, and using natural language process, it can communicate via human l... Read more

Human Centered Design: An Interview with Joe Blaty

Airs at: Thu, 12/21/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
Human Centered Design: An Interview with Joe Blaty In this episode of The Imaginary Possible host Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Joe Blaty,  architect of Human-Centered Design about responsible and ethical uses of Artificial intelligence. Among other things Suzanne and Joe d... Read more

Using AI Responsibly: An Interview with Ross Monaghan

Airs at: Thu, 12/14/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
In this episode of The Imaginary Possible host Suzanne LaGrande speaks with communications professor and former CEO of Australia's mobile phone industry association, Ross Monaghan about how to formulate policies for AI usage in organizations Among other topics, Suzanne and... Read more

The Purple Squirrel: How People Actually Get Jobs: An Interview with Abby Engers and Corbin C

Airs at: Thu, 11/30/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
In this episode of The Imaginary Possible host Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Abby Engers and and Corbin C about how people actually get jobs. Abby is the HR manager at Boly:Welch, an employment agency in Portland Oregon. She helps with internal recruiting and does HR consult... Read more

The impact of AI on job searches: Ben Forstag

Airs at: Thu, 11/23/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
In this episode of The Imaginary Possible, host Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Ben Forstag, the owner of Bend Oregon Jobs and Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at the Portland Metro Chamber of Commerce.   Topics discussed include: The impact of AI on job applicatio... Read more

Disruptive Technology: An Interview with Edward James

Airs at: Thu, 11/02/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
  What is AI? How will it change our lives? How is it already changing our world for the better and for the worse?   Everyone is taking about AI.  Some people argue it will save us, others it will lead to human extinction. In this episode of The Imaginary Possible, I fir... Read more

Auto Workers On Strike in Beaverton

Airs at: Mon, 10/30/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Just prior to the October 28th settlement, Stellantis auto parts warehouse workers, Frank Vanek and Grant Wagner, speak to Labor Radio host Jamie Partridge, on the Beaverton picket line, six weeks into the national United Auto Workers strike against the Big 3 (GM, Ford, Ste... Read more

The Latest Campaign to Stop Zenith Energy

Airs at: Mon, 10/30/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last spring Zenith Energy, the Houston-based fossil fuel company who has been operating a massive oil-by-rail operation in Portland Harbor, met secretly with staff from city commissioner Dan Ryan's and Carmen Rubio's offices, to hammer out a backroom deal that granted the c... Read more

Class Struggle Unionism (repeat)

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Joe Burns, long time labor organizer and educator, author of three books: "Reviving the Strike", "Strike Back" and  "Class Struggle Unionism", talks with co-hosts Laura Wadlin and Jamie Partridge about his new book which describes three types of unionism in today's labor mo... Read more

The Imaginary Possible

Produced for The Imaginary Possible
"From customer service chatbots, to job applications processed through applicant tracking systems (ATS. ), and facial recognition technology used in airport security checkpoints, AI is rapidly changing our world. New AI-powered technologies have the potential to make our... Read more