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THINK Issue 12

Navigating the AI Terrain

Lately, the terrain of artificial intelligence has been marked by profound uncertainty and rapid evolution. As AI technology advances at an unprecedented pace, its implications span a wide spectrum of possibilities and challenges. From groundbreaking innovations that inspire hope to revolutionise healthcare, education, and industry to pressing ethical dilemmas and concerns about job displacement and privacy, the landscape is both promising and unpredictable.

 

This edition of THINK explores the multifaceted nature of AI and its profound impact on various dimensions of our lives. Navigating this perplexing terrain requires a careful balance of optimism and caution as we strive to harness the potential of AI while addressing its societal impacts. Each piece offers in-depth insights from industry experts to spark much-needed discussions on how we, as a human race, approach the advent of AI.

In this issue:

  • Interview with Professor Sanjay Sarma — AI and the Affordable New Educational Institution
    THINK visited Prof Sanjay Sarma in his office at the Asia School of Business (ASB) to discuss his white paper, “An Affordable New Educational Institution”, as well as the impact of AI on higher education.

  • Truth Decay

Prof Simon Chesterman underscores the intersection of fake news and generative AI, highlighting its implications on political discourse and how we should consider regulating them. He also warns us to be critical of our information diet to safeguard against synthetic media.

  • Genesis Kai
    THINK was invited to interview Genesis Kai, a virtual artist born from the fusion of natural language processing AI and tactile senses acquired through her human creator, Ming Shiu. Genesis Kai provides intriguing answers to questions many wonder about, telling her “phygital” stories from a unique non-human perspective.

… and many more.

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Leaders and changemakers of today face unique and complex challenges. The HEAD Foundation Digest features insights and opinions from those in the know addressing a wide range of pertinent issues that factor in a society’s development. 

Informed opinions can inspire healthy discussions and open up our imagination to new possibilities. Interested in contributing? Write to us at info@headfoundation

Stay updated on our latest announcements on events and publications

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Leaders and changemakers of today face unique and complex challenges. The HEAD Foundation Digest features insights and opinions from those in the know addressing a wide range of pertinent issues that factor in a society’s development. 

Informed opinions can inspire healthy discussions and open up our imagination to new possibilities. Interested in contributing? Write to us at info@headfoundation

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