You ever get the feeling that your smartphone is eavesdropping on you in order to send you advertising based on what was just said? Well, it’s true and it’s not just your phone. On this episode of “The Jim Stroud Show,” proof is offered on how our personal tech is spying on us.
When you are speaking to someone online or over the phone, do you ever wonder if you are talking to a machine instead of a human being? It may seem far-fetched, but science fiction is science reality as AI continues to evolve. In this episode, Jim Stroud asks the question, “Should bots, by law, have to identify themselves as machines when engaging human beings?” Some people are already demanding that robots be made to self-identify whereas others say machines have freedom of speech too. Tune in to find out more and where you fall in the debate. | Links related to this episode
Student presents thesis in underwear after professor says her ‘shorts are too short.’ Can you believe that? (And that’s not the only thing the student did.) Such outrageous behavior incentives Jim Stroud to give advice on how to fix a bad online reputation. Tune in for reputation management tips that (hopefully) you will not have to use.
I was fortunate enough to be a guest on Mac’s List, a podcast series for job seekers. Our discussion focused on ways to speed up your job search and (I think) I talked the host’s ear off. Sorry about that Mac! Tune in and let me know if you agree and maybe learn a thing of two. | If you want more job search tips from me, click here.
Since the beginning of time, well, maybe not that long, humanity has been making false assumptions about technology. In this episode of “The Jim Stroud Show,” Jim examines several erroneous predictions about technology and… has an impromptu modeling session. Tune in for all the fun. | Click here for links related to this episode.