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What if you could unlock the full potential of Generative AI and its impact on your life and company? Get ready for a fascinating fireside chat recorded live in front of an audience at the offices of leading international law firm RPC during London Tech Week.

The Actionable Futurist Andrew Grill was interviewed on stage by Helen Armstrong, a Partner in RPC’s IP and technology disputes team.

The discussion examined the risks, issues, and ethics surrounding this powerful technology and the roles played by giants like OpenAI, Google, and Facebook in this rapidly evolving space. 

This episode also covers the current applications and trends of generative AI in the retail and consumer sectors and how it’s already making a mark on our daily lives. 

As we navigate the complex world of AI regulation, Andrew shared his insights on explainability, transparency, trust within AI systems, and the implications of the UK Government’s white paper on AI. 

The episode also touched on the challenges of IP rights, GDPR, ongoing AI model training, and the importance of auditing systems to prevent bias.

Don’t miss this thought-provoking conversation as we uncover the incredible potential of generative AI, its ability to unleash creativity, and the crucial need for ethical use of this game-changing technology.

You can discover more AI content on the AI Hub, including keynote replays and other AI-related podcasts.

We covered a lot of ground in this episode, including:

  • Generative AI and Its Impact
  • Chat GPT’s definition of a futurist
  • What is Generative AI?
  • Why AI is so popular now
  • The risks of using Generative AI
  • Why ChatGPT so confidently provides incorrect answers
  • How ChatGPT actually works
  • ChatGPT data sources
  • Is ChatGPT that useful?
  • The “magnet of mediocrity”
  • Where is Generative AI being used?
  • The “enthusiastic always-on intern”
  • The need for critical thinkers
  • The responsible use of AI
  • Challenges and Considerations for Generative AI
  • The AI black box problem
  • The challenges for regulation around AI
  • Can we trust AI?
  • Regulation areas for AI
  • Government response to AI regulation
  • Are you involving your risk department around AI?
  • Recruitment considerations for AI teams
  • The future of Generative AI
  • Enterprise AI Implementation
  • EnterpriseGPT challenges
  • Will AI provide us with more free time to be creative?
  • Actionable items for tomorrow
  • Your two tribes and the opportunity for a hackathon
  • Why AI comes at a cost
  • Is your data “AI ready”?
  • Will AI replace human creativity?
  • Adobe’s AI products
  • Accenture’s use of AI generated imagery in a report
  • Generative AI will drive more creativity

Audience questions included

  • Who is responsible for ensuring AI training data is valid
  • Will AI disrupt or strengthen the economy?
  • The environmental impacts of Generative AI
  • The difference between human emotional intelligence & creativity and replicating this
  • As Generative AI improves, will it become more creative?

Episode Resources
More on the event can be found here
More on Helen Armstrong
More on Andrew Grill
More on Andrew’s AI expertise on his AI Hub