Just How Dangerous is AI?

I just watched a piece on the Today Show about the “existential threat” of AI. It made me furious! Then, I realized that the people doing the piece (including the show’s tech reporter) know nothing about AI; they’re just reporting on the information they are seeing from fear mongers and the AI industry itself. This calmed me down a bit, but the piece was still nonsense. To their credit, the anchors of the show tried to get the reporter to clarify the issue, but it was hopeless. Too much jargon. Too much conflicting information. Too much opinion. Not enough facts.

If you’re not terrified about the potential downsides of AI, you don’t understand the technology well enough. That said, if you’re not thrilled out of your mind about the potential upsides, you don’t understand it at all. I will explain this in detail today on Shelly Palmer LIVE at 12:15 p.m. ET on YouTube Live. I’ll also talk about Theory of Mind, and I’ll demonstrate how to use it to dramatically improve your ChatGPT results. Plus, I’m going to demo some of my favorite plugins for ChatGPT, show you how Google is thinking about the future of search, and more. Set a reminder here.

Author’s note: This is not a sponsored post. I am the author of this article and it expresses my own opinions. I am not, nor is my company, receiving compensation for it.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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