AI and Alaskan businesses | Talk of Alaska

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The use of Artificial Intelligence or AI has been around since the 50s, but even with rapid growth in the technology for a wide range of applications, there’s still a lot that many of us don’t understand about AI’s benefits, its potential to help businesses, as well as the risks. How can computer learning technology help streamline work and create efficiencies for small businesses and what are the red flags? We learn about a new AI business center for Alaska on this Talk of Alaska.


HOST: Lori Townsend


  • Gretchen Fauske – Director of Special Programs & Strategy, Alaska Small Business Development Center
  • Dr. Helena Wisniewski – Marion Porter Endowed Chair, Chair of Management, Marketing Logistics, and Business Analytics Department, UAA College of Business and Public Policy.
  • Meredith Noble – CEO and co-founder,



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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her news tips and program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-550-8452.

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