New York City has made a bold move to become a global AI pioneer — Mayor Eric Adams unveiled a comprehensive AI Action Plan. Shelly Palmer speaks with Dan Bowens and Tashanea Whitlow on Fox 5’s Good Day New York about the merits and pitfalls of the plan.

From employing AI to make city data accessible in 40+ languages to streamlining complex web services, NYC’s plan promises to revolutionize the way residents and businesses interact with the city. But what about the risks? Shelly takes us through a nuanced discussion, addressing how the city plans to curb potential issues like AI hallucinations and data inaccuracies.

Original Airdate: October 24, 2023

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. This work was created with the assistance of various AI models, including but not limited to: GPT-4, Bard, Claude, Midjourney, Stable Diffusion, and others.

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


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