Episode 180 – AI “Accountability”, Quietly Quitting, & the Right to Tractor Repair

Welcome to Episode 180 of the Killing Podcast with special guest host Nadia Karatsoreos!

Nadia has assisted channel partners and customers in building their businesses by adopting best practices and resources that are proven to accelerate success and deliver an exceptional experience to the businesses they serve.

A results-oriented professional who puts partners first, Nadia has many years of experience in business development, community and channel relations. Her career in the MSP space started with Level Platforms in 2010 and since then she has held various roles at other vendors like GFI, Datto, NetApp and now Malwarebytes.  She has also served on Executive Councils for CompTIA’s Managed Services, Cloud and Future Leaders Communities.

Nadia has been recognized by CRN as one of the Top Women of the Channel for multiple years (including 2022) and one of the Top 100 People You Don’t Know but Should in 2016.

Topic 1: Do we need an AI “Accountability” board?

“Governments should protect residents from the harms of artificial intelligence and provide means of redress, according to researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

In a white paper from Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, the researchers said that anyone who has been harmed or damaged from the deployment of AI should have the right to complain to an agency or department that has oversight of that AI-driven system or be able to take legal action.”



Topic 2: Quietly Quitting – The Hot New Fad – without an agreed-upon definition

Some articles describe Quietly Quitting as taking back work/life balance. Other describe it as doing the bare minimum.

We speculate on what it is, and what it might mean.


Is QQ a natural consequence of employers’ push to get employees back in the office at any cost?


The real question is: can you sincerely create engagement and community without being in the same office location 5 days a week? (Short answer: yes.) 

Topic 3: Do you have the right to repair . . . your tractor?

Wired magazine discusses “jailbreaking” your John Deere.

Seriously: This will affect the larger right to repair debate.


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