Unlocking Customer Insights with AI: A Guide for Small Business Owners

Last week we retrofitted your old website’s blog with  AI.  Now it’s a beacon to potential customers. Let’s focus this week on your customers who have interacted with you. In today’s data-driven world, small business owners have a powerful tool: AI-powered data analysis.  You don’t need to have taken statistics in college or have an…

RunwayML Gen-3: A Significant Upgrade Over Gen-2?

A couple of weeks ago, I compared RunwayML Gen-2 with Luma AI’s Dream Machine, concluding that Runway had the upper hand. Fast forward to now, and RunwayML has launched Gen-3, touted as a major upgrade. Naturally, I decided to rerun the same prompts to see how Gen-3 measures up. Here’s a breakdown of the key…

Retrofitting Your Stale Website Using AI – Blog Edition

In the fast-paced world of digital content, your website is more than just a portfolio; it’s your online storefront representing your business.  Is it fresh?  Is it even indexing on Google?  Even if your home page and top-level pages are updated regularly your whole store is public and I’m sorry to say it’s got bugs…

AI Video Generation Showdown: Luma AI vs. RunwayML

Hollywood is beset on all sides.   Fewer folks are leaving the house to watch a movie, even though the prices has moved much slower than inflation.  TikTok, Reels and YouTube are the real competitors. Many young people have never experienced a theater showing that wasn’t animated or a Marvel blockbuster. The Shift As if declining…

No Ones Dies in AI – Voice Cloning Can Bring Back the Dead

Voice cloning technology is here, and it’s good. You’ve heard about celebrities like Scarlett Johansson who have had their voices cloned and used without permission. All you need is 30 seconds of anyone’s voice, and AI gives you a lifetime of conversation. I mean having a Delco accent chatbot telling you to geh head yoos…

AI’s Impact on Communication: Why It’s Not All Bad

I’ve given a few classes (in person) on AI and the response to the new tech especially for folks over 60 has been fascinating. They don’t fear it, but they’re skeptical. It comes down to this – not a single thing about AI is authentic. Remember the early days of social media? It felt authentic,…

Part TWO: Transforming Classroom Learning with AI

Creating a personalized AI learning assistant for each student, as I wrote about in part one, might seem a little daunting. especially for educators who are not particularly tech-savvy if there are any of those left.  Teachers figured out tech, especially AI quickly. To start this project much of what you’ll be creating will be…