New Podcast Show Will Explore the Limitless Possibilities of Artificial Intelligence and its Evolving Role in Sports, Media, and Entertainment

The Future with AI podcast

Release Date

Saturday, January 7, 2023


Hosted by broadcaster and motorsports expert, Ryan Myrehn, this engaging podcast will delve into the evolving world of artificial intelligence and its impact on our lives through the lens of the Indy Autonomous Challenge, the first ever fully autonomous motorsport competition. Each episode will feature interviews with leading experts in the field, including researchers, developers, and industry insiders, to provide a multifaceted perspective on the advances and challenges of AI. 

"We can’t think of a better place to be launching this podcast than CES, the most influential tech event in the world," said Ryan Tillotson, Founder of Straw Hut Media. "We believe this show will offer a thoughtful addition to the conversation around AI and its potential to reshape our world. 'The Inside Track: Our AI Future' provides a platform for exploring these topics in depth and we’re going to have a lot of fun doing it."

In the first episode, host Ryan Myrehn is joined by Paul Mitchell, the President of the Indy Autonomous Challenge, and ​​Don Wettrick, the CEO of the tech-focused STARTedUP foundation. Listeners can expect to learn more about the focus and direction of the podcast, as well as the cutting-edge technology that inspired the Indy Autonomous Challenge. 

“The Indy Autonomous Challenge is not just about the inside track and racing,” says President Paul Mitchell in the first episode. “It's about having a discussion about the impact that innovation is going to have and meeting the people that are going to make that impact.” 

"The Inside Track: Our AI Future" will be available on all major podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts. New episodes will be released every Wednesday, and will cover topics including safety in motorsport, the role of simulation in new technology, open source innovation, ethics, and much more. 

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About Indy Autonomous Challenge

The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) is a collaborative effort that brings together public-private partnerships and academic institutions to challenge university students around the world to imagine, invent and prove a new generation of automated vehicle software to run fully autonomous racecars and inspire the next generation of STEM talent.

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