ABC radio interview in Australia (podcast)

Interviewed on Adam Stephen's DRIVE afternoon programme, Statewide. Recording from Monday 15 July 2019.

  • cognitive interfaces: chatbots evolving into Intelligent Virtual Assistants & sales avatars

  • Artificial Intelligence & globalisation; how AI can work anywhere even in remote places

  • commercialised Use Cases for voice-based AI bots & Best in Class examples eg. the Trump & Clinton chatbots during the last US election; the KLM airline chatbot creating jobs for humans; the e-Porsche, a recent car model already using the latest Mixed Reality hologram tech & interactive bot in the dashboard; robot(ics) applications of IVAs

  • how Human-Machine Interaction has developed since the 1950s with the UK's Prof Alan Turing; the Turing Test/Loebner Prize or the "Holy Grail" of Emotional Intelligence

  • why have the tech giants - IBM, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Google, Samsung, Skype, Facebook etc - spent billions of dollars on the tech niche, with investment ramping up...