Tech + Society

ChatGPT is the Deepfake of Thought

With the birth of generative AI, we can now interact with thoughts and ideas not formed by people. But what does this mean for social health?

Happy 75th Anniversary, Transistor. You’ve Changed Everything – Including How We Innovate.

December 16 is the 75th anniversary of the transistor, and we are all implicitly celebrating it by being unable to live without it.

Interviewing ChatGPT On What’s Next For Human Work

I asked ChatGPT about its potential threats to jobs and how humans can compete with AI generated content. It provided telling insights and some good advice. Note: All dialogue verbatim.

ChatGPT Makes Your Head Spin, But At Least Explains Why

Few tech developments ever have had the sudden impact of the ChatGPT generative artificial intelligence chat software, released last week. For many, using it had the quality of experiencing a transition into a new era...

My Epiphanies at a Climate Innovation Breakfast

As the internet industry implodes, a session helped me realize that a newly-forming climate industry will replace it. Climate tech and climate-conscious companies will become the leading force in business and markets, a new force...

Biden Proclaims AI Bill of Rights (Kinda/Sorta)

As AI assumes more and more previously human tasks, ethicists, futurists, and legal minds are getting apoplectic, scurrying to get out ahead of the issues.

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Algorithm

AI-generated art from emerging products like Dall-e and Midjourney begs the question of what is creativity, what is art, who makes it, and who owns it.

Solar Sovereignty: The Promise of Native-Led Renewables

“We’re training a workforce of solar warriors,” says the cofounder of Indigenized Energy Initiative.

Purpose-Built Clouds Fly Even Higher

New “Industry Cloud” solutions reduce cost and accelerate innovation. The end result will be better outcomes for patients, businesses, and society.

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