21st Century Work Life - remote working, virtual teams and flexible working.
About This Show
The world of work is changing. Our attitudes to work are changing. The 21st Century Work Life podcast looks at different ways of earning a living, of using technology at work and of managing teams.
If you're working in a conventional office, if you're part of a virtual team or if you just want to find out how our attitudes to work keep evolving, join Pilar Orti and guests every week. And pop in every other week for virtual coffee with Lisette Sutherland.
Pilar Orti blogs at Virtual, not Distant.
Most Recent Episode
WLP93 Cognitive Artificial Intelligence
3 days ago
In this episode we discover the field of cognitive artificial intelligence, including the importance of understanding human emotions. Pilar talks to Brennon Williams, CEO and Founder of Iridium Systems and Robotics Corporation – ISR. If you have any feedback, get in touch: http://virtualnotdistant.com/contact-us/ Brief Introduction Interested in adapting your workshops to an online environment? Check out the new course Flipping the Online Classroom. Do get in touch with feedback or to join Virtual Team Talk. http://virtualnotdistant.com/contact-us/ Thanks to Saros Research for their sponsorship. If you're based in the UK or Ireland and like giving your opinions on products and get paid for it, then head over to Saros' website, using this link: https://www.sarosresearch.com/participate/join-saros-research/?id=100243 The Conversation with Brennon Williams Brennon refers to Daniel Kahneman's work. (Thinking Fast and Slow) What is Cognitive Artificial Intelligence and where does it appear in our lives? What part do emotions play in this? The importance of context in understanding. "In developing this sort of technology, I learn more about myself." How Brennon ended up in this field and setting up IRS. http://www.isrcorp.co.uk/ How Brennon built his team by bringing in the "Chiefs" first. What did his team do the first time they met face to face? The importance of trust. "Great people love their job, they love what they do and will always try to do more that's expected. You've got to give people that trust and that freedom to expand and work at their best, wherever that is." Will Brexit affect the sector that Brennon works in?
Rated 5 out of
Full of great content
This podcast is full of great tips, stories, and best practices for working remotely. Pilar is a natural behind the mic. <bravo bravo claps wildly>
Date published: 2014-11-05