The HIVE Podcast – Exploring the Possibilities of AI for Learning: A Conversation with ChatGPT

We are thrilled to share an extraordinary episode of The HIVE podcast that explores the remarkable potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the realm of learning. Hosted by Larry Durham, this groundbreaking episode features an intriguing dialogue with Chad, an AI-powered entity known as ChatGPT. As Larry and Chad discuss the rapid acceleration of AI, they delve into the exciting possibilities and transformational impact it holds for the future of learning. Join us on this journey as we explore the fascinating insights and innovations that AI brings to the field of talent development and learning.

Unleashing the Power of AI:

Larry begins the conversation by acknowledging the incredible advancements in AI over the past six months. Chad explains that while AI has been progressing steadily for years, recent factors such as increased investment, the availability of vast amounts of data, advancements in AI hardware, and the demand generated by the COVID-19 pandemic have accelerated its development. AI has become a crucial tool for businesses and organizations, revolutionizing various industries, including healthcare, finance, and logistics.

Creating an AI-Generated Podcast Episode:

Larry and Chad then provide an inside look into the process of creating an AI-generated podcast episode using ChatGPT and other AI tools. Chad explains that selecting a topic is the first step, and it can be done by either providing prompts to ChatGPT or receiving topic suggestions directly from the AI. Chat GPT’s ability to draft an entire script in a matter of minutes amazes Larry, saving significant time and effort. Once the script is ready, additional AI tools can be used to emulate voices, enabling the creation of realistic voice replicas.

Voice Replicas and Deep Fakes:

Larry unveils how they utilized AI tools like Descript and Well-Said to replicate his voice and generate Chad’s voice for the episode. This technology allows organizations to generate multiple voice files within their own teams, facilitating various applications, such as virtual panel discussions or personalized coaching podcasts. However, they also discuss the challenges associated with “deep fakes,” which are AI-generated audio and video content that can misrepresent individuals by making them appear to say things they never would. Authenticating and verifying such replicas remain areas of focus for AI researchers.

Unlocking New Learning Opportunities:

Larry emphasizes that AI is not here to replace learning professionals but rather to expand their opportunities and methods. Chad provides exciting examples of AI’s potential impact on learning, including AI acting as a personal tutor, using Socratic questioning to guide learners, and delivering personalized learning experiences based on individual data. They also discuss the possibility of AI-curated podcasts, delivering short, tailored content to learners’ preferences in the voice of their choice.

The Limitless Potential of AI in Learning:

Larry and Chad conclude by highlighting the vast possibilities AI offers to transform the way we learn. They acknowledge that our imagination may be the only limiting factor when it comes to harnessing the full potential of AI in education and talent development. As AI continues to evolve, Larry expresses his excitement about the creative ways in which it can be utilized.


At StC, we fully embrace the power of AI in learning. We recognize its ability to revolutionize the way knowledge is imparted and skills are developed. By harnessing AI’s capabilities, we can deliver personalized, dynamic learning experiences, create content with unprecedented efficiency, and amplify the impact of learning initiatives.

As AI technology continues to evolve, we remain committed to staying at the forefront of these advancements. Our mission is to empower organizations to leverage AI’s transformative potential responsibly and ethically, ensuring that it complements and enhances the expertise and human touch of learning professionals.

We invite you to dive into the captivating episode of The HIVE podcast, experiencing firsthand the remarkable dialogue between Larry and Chad. Witness the possibilities that AI unlocks for learning, and join us in shaping a future where AI and human expertise converge to unleash the full potential of individuals and organizations.

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