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‘AI is a new electricity — it’s a transformational technology’ – 25 quotes of the week on creativity, innovation and technology >

- by Madanmohan Rao [November 30, 2023]

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You don’t buy AI. You don’t sell it. You offer solutions that are made better by AI.

As the number of GPUs required to develop and train advanced AI models grows rapidly, the key to profitability for AI companies lies in having stable access to GPUs.

From extended reality to augment reality to generative AI, leveraging this [5G] connectivity foundation paves the way for transformative experiences.

While human judgment remains essential in contingency planning, generative AI allows organizations to generate and consider far more scenarios and strategic factors than people, on their own, could.

AI transformation is going to reshape how companies think about their employees, how they think about engaging with their customers, how they think about their own businesses, and how they think about innovation.

AI’s impact in programmatic advertising also stands out as a game-changer, automating real-time ad transactions and optimizing campaign efficiency.

AI helps to make process mining much faster and easier to use, and inversely, process mining makes the data that the AI [system] is being trained on much more intelligent, unlocking its true power.

More startups are getting into the making of sustainable products and they are converging with upcoming technology like AI.

In this new era where algorithms have the potential to become our co-teachers, we must remain the authors of our narratives, using tools like ChatGPT not as crutches but as canvases - aiding in sketching the vast panorama of human knowledge.

In the semiconductor industry, where competition is fierce, embracing AI and ML is not an option but a necessity. Leading companies have already recognized the potential of these technologies in driving efficiency and innovation.

By combining and analyzing data across previously disconnected silos, generative AI creates the opportunity to raise the bar on efficiency and effectiveness across the spectrum of health care delivery.

Many models have been shown to be propagating bias, so customers should always be aware of potential bias until we can remediate models and eliminate bias.

What we should want, probably, is not that superintelligent AI align with our mixed-up, messy, and sometimes crappy values but instead that superintelligent AI have ethically good values.

There’s a fear in almost every industry that AI may be coming for your job and it seems like the world of porn and erotica is no exception.

The rise of these emotional AI technologies, along with the emergence of ‘digisexuality’ preference in humans, are blurring the lines between artificial and human empathy.

Let’s face it: If the internet’s corporate giants and Congress actually wanted to stop deepfake porn, they have the power and would have already done so.

In many ways, AI is less ‘well-rehearsed classical orchestra’ and more ‘unscripted jazz quartet’.

There is a void of AI regulation, particularly within the media and entertainment sectors. This must be filled with industry best practices and guidelines.

AI thrives when our need for originality is low and our demand for mediocrity is high.

Though new technologies offer unbelievable possibilities to break down more barriers for creators, it’s essential that artists’ and songwriters’ rights be fully respected and protected to give these future generations a chance of success.

Creativity needs some sweat. It benefits from a timeline that allows for thinking, and rethinking, over and over again.

That process—of finding a broad concept, then using guiding principles to evaluate the seeds and iterating until you end up with a great creative project—is the core of creative work.

It is much more meaningful to consider nuanced questions like, What are the similarities and differences in human cognition, behavior, motivation and self-efficacy between human-AI co-creativity and human creativity?

We’re at the beginning of an age of creativity, because creativity is based on inspiration, and many times based on research. If you use generative AI, you could fast-forward the research.

AI is a new electricity — it’s a transformational technology.

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