Exploring the Future of AI: New Spatial Web AI Podcast Episode with David Shapiro

Spatial Web AI Podcast Episode 5

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Spatial Web AI Podcast Episode 5

NEW EPISODE: Denise Holt, host of the Spatial Web AI Podcast, welcomes David Shapiro, an AI researcher and thought leader, as today’s special guest.

Unpacking the Potential and Challenges of AI

David provides a balanced perspective on AI, recognizing its transformative possibilities alongside the associated challenges. He underscores the importance of strategic deployment and anticipates problems arising from new technological advancements. With a nod to history, David comments on society’s capacity to adapt to technological disruptions, drawing parallels with the present transition towards AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) and ASI (Artificial Super Intelligence).

Navigating the Shifts in Job Markets

David touches upon the potential shifts in the labor landscape due to rapid AI advancements, hinting at a future where the concept of ‘work’ could undergo a substantial redefinition. This brings forth the notion of a ‘post-labor economy’, prompting discussions on how individuals might find value and purpose beyond traditional work.

Spatial Web Technologies: Accountability and Data Management

 The conversation takes a closer look at spatial web technologies, emphasizing their utility in enhancing accountability across various domains. The dialogue navigates the intricacies of managing extensive data within a spatial web framework, underscoring the importance of context-driven AI learning and addressing pertinent privacy concerns.

The Intersection of Science Fiction and Reality

Drawing insights from science fiction narratives like Ghost in the Shell and Westworld, the discussion explores the potential of brain-computer interfaces and the ethical implications of technology that can interpret human thoughts.

AI Governance and Ethical Considerations

 AI governance emerges as a significant topic of discussion, with reference to initiatives by global entities such as the United Nations and the European Union. The emphasis is on ensuring that AI development remains within ethical boundaries, with GDPR serving as a potential model for global regulatory standards.

David sheds light on the prospects of aligning AI with human values, recognizing the challenges and yet remaining hopeful about our collective capacity to guide AI’s trajectory responsibly. The dialogue emphasizes the strategic importance of embedding human ethics into AI systems, ensuring their optimal and safe deployment.

Special Thank You to Dave for Being on Our Show!

Connect with David Shapiro on LinkedIn for consulting, speaking, training, or collaboration opportunities. https://www.linkedin.com/in/dave-shap-automator


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Consider joining Dave’s Patreon for further engagement and access to his content. https://www.patreon.com/daveshap


Check out our other Episodes and watch all the videos in the Knowledge Bank Playlist to learn more about the Spatial Web and Active Inference AI.


Keywords: AGI, ASI, AI Governance, Spatial Web, AI ethics.

Denise Holt

Futurist | Advisor | Founder | Keynote Speaker
XR Smart Technologies & The Spatial Web

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