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AI in 2024 will be thoughtful, more inclusive, and impact-led’ – 25 quotes of the week on creativity, innovation & technology >

- by Madanmohan Rao [January 22, 2024]

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AI enhances our creative endeavours. It's like having a team of tireless workers, crunching data, analysing trends, generating art and providing insights faster than you can say "data-driven decision-making."

We’ll be able to interact with AI musically where the AI is playing and responding to you.

Integrating AI in art also sparks deeper inquiries into the nature of creativity itself. It raises fundamental questions about originality, the value of art and the evolving role of the artist.

AI provides access to tools normally only available to big studios, and as a result, we will see many more successful films coming from independent producers.

AI is the way forward and it has opened doors to limitless creative possibilities, and will surely disrupt traditional norms, shaping world cinema.

Who becomes the arbiter? Who’s going to decide what is and isn’t good?

Generative AI-powered chatbots and virtual assistants enable employees to quickly access relevant content in a natural language format, continuously learning and updating information.

Exploring advanced platforms dedicated to knowledge work automation is a wise choice for companies taking their first steps in knowledge management.

This ain’t robots coming for jobs. This is tools used mindfully, changing the world for the better, faster.

As the rise of AI in the workplace continues, managers need to look for more creative and non-consensus people around them, and avoid those that will be more complacent.

The choices we make today will shape the future of AI, the future of our businesses, and our future as a human race. But it’s essential to ensure that laws and frameworks do not stifle innovation.

Large Language Models like ChatGPT can produce some pretty exciting material—but only through sustained engagement with a human, who is shaping sophisticated prompts and giving nuanced feedback.

As artificial intelligence is woven into the fabric of daily business, it's redefining creativity, turning it from a spark into a sustainable fire.

There are three key areas where AI is proving valuable in the manufacturing industry: error reduction, predictive maintenance, and forecasting.

Patients should know how information they provide is being used as part of an aggregated database, and if it’s used to generate AI.

We need to see algorithms working in multiple different times or contexts before we can really believe them.

The sex tech industry is still in its early days in exploring AI. The priority right now is still to get people comfortable with using sex toys first, then adding AI to it.

The problems inherent in AI systems will also limit their ability to transform education. Bias, for example, is particularly harmful to those in the Global South, who are underrepresented in Western-centric training data.

The promise of AI is personalized learning.

We’re at the cusp of using A.I. for probably the biggest positive transformation that education has ever seen.

Like many technologies before it, AI’s benefits have led to its widespread adoption, necessitating societal, regulatory, and legal adaptations post-integration.

Generative AI opens new skills gaps when we haven’t even solved the first ones.

It’s still a little bit science fiction, but it’s much less science fiction than it used to be.

If 2023 was the year of AI hype, will 2024 be the year of AI governance and responsibility?

Guided by creative technologists and leaders on both sides of the creative-tech divide, AI in 2024 will be thoughtful, more inclusive, and impact-led.

Madanmohan Rao is Co-founder of, and author of 15+ books on innovation, knowledge management, and digital transformation. He can be followed on LinkedIn and Twitter