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Dan Faggella

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Digital Geopolitics with Dan Faggella


Dan Faggella is Founder and Head of Research at Emerj and advises the UN, Interpol and global enterprises on Artificial Intelligence. He is also a former MMA coach and fighter.    In this conversation we discuss: Lotus eaters and world eaters; digital dominance and tools for today's Napoleons; advertising and future online business models; virtual reality and novel experience; political struggle in digital space and the battle for the computational substrate; the permeability of the Western online ecosystem compared with China's; how physical power interacts with digital power; noomachia, Russia and disinformation; industry and solidarity as foundations for political and economic prowess; Vladislav Surkov's short story "without sky"; societal values and survival.    Support Technosocial  https://www.patreon.com/technosocial Music by Salvatore Schiano http://www.salvatoreschiano.com/ Also on  https://anchor.fm/technosocial Find Dan here:  https://danfaggella.com/ https://emerj.com/


2 Nov 2020

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Ep. 181: Dan Faggella: Integrating AI Into the Healthcare Ecosystem

Spot On Insurance

Apple Podcasts Rate and Review for SpotOn Dan Faggella is the CEO and Head of Research at Emerj, a tech company that utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) to help businesses and organizations develop winning strategies and profitable decisions. An avid fan of AI, he is known as someone who has an unbiased voice regarding the applications and implications of artificial intelligence algorithms in any industry and throughout our society. When he’s not running Emerj, Dan is hosting not one, but two podcasts: The AI in Business podcast and the AI in Financial Services podcast Dan joins us to share how artificial intelligence can change the way leaders plan their marketing strategies and the AI services Emerj offers. He describes who he is and how he became interested in the business of AI. He explains the pros and cons of using AI-generated realities and simulations while citing real world examples. He discusses how the pandemic has affected their business and why it’s not all negative. Dan also describes the potential that AI can unlock for the insurance and healthcare industries. "AI was a very personally curious initiative, but it turned out to be a business advantage for enterprises who want to allocate money intelligently." - Dan Faggella Today on Spot On Insurance: What OECD is and its purpose. Why Dan ventured into the business of artificial intelligence. When AI became a popular topic in multiple industries. How Covid-19 has helped and challenged Dan’s business model. Deepfake technology, its dangers, and its business potential. Using AI to generate ideas for marketing, planning, and other aspects of business management. What we can expect once artificial intelligence becomes part of commercial media. How AI is currently being used in healthcare. Should patients fear how AI can be used to determine insurance coverage? What Emerj is, how it got started, and the solutions it provides to businesses and organizations. The potential benefits of artificial intelligence in the insurance industry. How to get the youth to be excited to work in insurance. Key Takeaways: When deepfake tech becomes the norm, there's going to be a multi-front battle for the nature of reality. We’re still far from fearing AI manipulation of our insurance coverage. The future of marketing and politics will be spearheaded by AI-generated people who don’t exist. Connect with Dan Faggella: Emerj AI in Business podcast AI in Financial Services podcast Lotus Eaters vs World Eaters blog This episode was brought to you by….. Insurance Licensing Services of America (ILSA), America’s Premier Insurance Compliance and Licensing experts. To learn more about ILSA and their services, visit ILSAinc.com. Connect, Learn, Share Thank you for joining us on this week’s episode of Spot On Insurance. For more resources and episodes, visit SpotOnInsurance.com. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. Love what you’re learning, Spot Light your review on Apple Podcasts Rate and Review For SpotOn and share your favorite episodes with friends and colleagues!


8 Sep 2020

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Artificial Intelligence and Power with Dan Faggella


Dan Faggella is Founder and Head of Research at Emerj and advises the UN, Interpol and global enterprises on Artificial Intelligence. He is also a former MMA coach and fighter.  In this conversation we discuss: AI, social media and filter bubble creation; monopolies and power concentration in Big Tech; weaponisation of social media and AI, and the difficulties in defining what can be classed as weaponisation; whether digital media culture is fragmenting nations; autocults; blind spots in public understanding of AI; the rapid increase in capability of AI image manipulation, and the end of the correspondence between images and reality; the pace at which different sectors will be affected by AI; user experience and interface design; the difference between customer facing and backend AI applications, and the amount of error they can tolerate; the prospects of friendship, lovers, teachers and other social relationships being replaced by virtual versions; Dan's concepts of Lotus Eaters and World Eaters - the former numbing themselves and escaping with tech, the latter radically extending their capabilities with it. Support Technosocial at: https://www.patreon.com/technosocial Find Dan here: https://danfaggella.com/ https://emerj.com/


3 Sep 2020

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Ai Will Kill Insurance... | Dan Faggella

The Insurance Dudes

The World Famous Insurance Dudes chat with Dan FaggellaWe Are Insurance Dudes!!! We Are Here To Learn From All The Incredible Insurance Dudes And Dudettes We Speak With And To Pass The Knowledge Nuggets That We Learn To Our Dedicated And Amazing DudeNation!For All Things Related To Being An Insurance Dude or Dudette,  Incredible Tips, Amazing Tools, and Valuable Resources, Check Out The Insurance Dudes Hub!-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------


15 Jul 2020

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The Advancements and Applications of AI (Guest: Dan Faggella)

Masters of Data Podcast

The applications of artificial intelligence is seemingly never-ending. But, how do we find where AI can fit within our industries? In this episode, Dan Faggella, CEO and Head Researcher at Emerj, sits down with us to talk about where AI is currently and headed in the future. In fact, when we talk about AI it's important to recognize the significance that culture plays in furthering application, just as much as the science and algorithms.


14 Jul 2020

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Outlier Briefing: The emerging use cases for AI in financial services with Emerj's Dan Faggella

Tearsheet Podcast: The Business of Finance

Welcome to Tearsheet’s Outlier Podcast. This subscriber-only podcast is exclusive for our Outlier members. We go deeper with subject matter experts, to take actionable steps that can impact your business and practice. I’m Zack Miller, editor in chief at Tearsheet To get access to the full audio and transcripts, head on over to Tearsheet and apply to become an Outlier member(tearsheet.co/outlier).Today’s guest is Dan Faggella, a global expert on artificial intelligence and its use cases for financial services. Dan’s the founder and head of research at Emerj, a research and advisory company on AI. Dan takes a practical approach when it comes to discussing AI’s potential in financial services. The adoption challenge for banks taking up AI are real — he’s polled them and has built a framework around them and how to overcome hurdles. We talk about concrete use cases for AI in the front office and where we’re headed when it comes to cross-selling or customer acquisition.Dan Faggella is my guest today on the Outlier Podcast.


11 May 2020

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Differentiating A.I. from I.T. with Dan Faggella, CEO Emerj A.I. Research

IT Visionaries

As artificial intelligence becomes more prevalent in businesses, leaders in the C-suite are trying to figure out when and how to deploy the technology. Many questions will come up within organizations when they are focusing on A.I. deployment, and, luckily, Daniel Faggella is here to help answer them. Daniel is the CEO and Head of Research at Emerj Artificial Intelligence Research, where he and his team map the capabilities of A.I. and hone in on where to deploy A.I.to get the greatest ROI. On this episode of IT Visionaries, Daniel explains the work that goes into making those kinds of projections and he discusses how the A.I field is still growing and changing.  Key Takeaways: Understanding where and how to deploy A.I. is critical, and will be even more important in the next year or two Emerj thinks about  AI advantage across two spectrums; Critical capabilities and data dominance One of the big hurdles in A.I. is educating people on the difference between A.I. and It. To combat this Emerj has identified three main points they use to help them educate clients they work with on the differences --- IT Visionaries is brought to you by the Salesforce Customer 360 Platform - the #1 cloud platform for digital transformation of every experience. Build connected experiences, empower every employee, and deliver continuous innovation - with the customer at the center of everything you do. Learn more at salesforce.com/platform


23 Apr 2020

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Palladium Podcast 30: Dan Faggella on AI as a Superweapon

Palladium Podcast

AI technology will increasingly be a superweapon for totalitarian social and geopolitical control. Wolf Tivy and Daniel Faggella discuss this disturbing potential impact, geopolitical strife, and the long-term problem of species dominance.

1hr 12mins

3 Apr 2020

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How AI Can Be Used By SME's and Corporates Today and How It'll Affect Your Job With Dan Faggella

The Marketing Picnic

The guy who kept me fed when I lived in a gym turned out to be a world-renowned AI expert. I've often told the story of me sleeping on the mats. But I don't usually mention how I made ends meet. I wrote articles for a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu blog called "Science of Skill". Dan Faggella ran that blog. That's where I honed my writing But he taught me so much more than that, he: Showed me the techniques I used to dominate international competitions. Taught me the power of positive psychology. Inspired me to become a marketer. Dan Faggella's accomplishments are nothing to scoff at: He presented his AI research at the United Nations HQ. He bootstrapped a company to a 2MM, fortune 5000 company. No-gi, Pan Am champion at Brown Belt. Masters in Positive Psychology. Founded and runs of Emerje AI research. His Company, Emerj, is where executive leaders turn to understand how AI is impacting their organization or industry – and what to do about it. Today we're going to talk about all of that but also about all of that. But also about how YOU can advance your career in the era of AI without learning how to code. Here's his website: emerj.com/ And here's the report he'll mention during the show: emerj.com/beg1

1hr 8mins

26 Mar 2020

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139. The AI Arms Race to Build Humanity’s Successor or Spark World War III | Dan Faggella

The Disruptors

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30 Aug 2019