Wicked Problem: A.I. and the Future of Everything
In this new Aspen Ideas format, all attendees gather each morning to kick off the day by exploring a current issue of deep complexity. The rapid growth of generative A.I. — surpassing expectations with over 100 million users of the technology in a short span of time — is a testament to its distinct intelligence and unique approach to problem-solving. There are many upsides, but its proliferation raises crucial challenges such as bias, privacy, misinformation, and the impact on politics and warfare. How can we regulate A.I. and manage the potentially catastrophic societal risks while maximizing its positive influence?