Interpreters, we need to talk about AI

If you’re not worried about what artificial intelligence means to our profession, you’re probably not paying attention.

When I was a kid, computers were still largely the stuff of science fiction. And in those days we used to dream of how much better our lives would be when we had them. My science-nerdy friends and I imagined some kind of technical utopia where computers would perform many of the mundane tasks of our day to day lives—so that we would all have time to relax, travel, have fun. Computers would do our work for us one day, we dreamed.

I had that thought in my mind this morning as my partner and I went out on our morning walk here in the Gulf Islands. Right now, on my walking route, the rough-skinned newts are migrating from the highlands to the wetlands where they will breed. In the cold morning air a few of them were stalled on the roadway and Tom and I spent a little time picking them up and helping them out of harm’s way.

rough-skinned newt
Rough-skinned newt. Photo: Robin Gwen Agarwal, Creative Commons

Then I came home to talk to my computer. Here is my conversation with ChatGPT, a text-based artificial intelligence tool that has been in the news a lot. To my knowledge it wasn’t even on the world’s radar until about December 2022. Now it is everywhere.

I imagined myself doing the work of creating an interpretive program and a wayside sign about these fascinating little amphibians. I wondered if “computers” could do my work for me.

My prompts below are in bold. Its responses are in italics.

Tell me about rough-skinned newts.

Rough-skinned newts (Taricha granulosa) are a species of newt native to the Pacific Northwest region of North America. They are known for their striking appearance, which includes a rough, warty skin and bright orange underbelly.

These newts are highly toxic and produce a potent neurotoxin called tetrodotoxin, which is found in their skin, glands, and other tissues. This toxin is deadly to many predators, including humans, and is considered one of the most potent natural toxins in the world.

Despite their toxicity, rough-skinned newts are a popular pet species, and they are often kept in captivity. However, it is important to note that handling them can be dangerous and should only be done by experienced individuals who are familiar with the risks.

In the wild, rough-skinned newts live in and around freshwater habitats, such as ponds, streams, and wetlands. They are primarily nocturnal and feed on a variety of small invertebrates, including insects, snails, and worms.

During the breeding season, which typically occurs in the spring, male newts will perform elaborate courtship displays to attract females. After mating, the female will lay her eggs in the water, where they will hatch into larvae and eventually metamorphose into adult newts.

Overall, rough-skinned newts are an interesting and unique species, but it is important to handle them with caution and respect their toxic nature.

Is AI research dependable? No, no it isn’t.

That response took about 20 seconds for ChatGPT to generate. Now, I don’t know about you, but I find that interpreters (myself included) can spend entire (expensive) days in basic subject matter research.

Can I trust ChatGPT’s information? At first glance it looks good to me but I have found ChatGPT to be wildly inaccurate on other queries—it appears to just make shit up (or, more accurately, get confused in how it gleans information from different sources.)

Let’s see if it can back up its info. I love rough-skinned newts and have lived on their territories for years now. I had never read that information about their courtship displays and I want to make sure my chat bot is not confused.

Where did you find that information about their courtship displays?

The information about rough-skinned newts’ courtship displays comes from various scientific studies and research papers on the species. One such study was published in the journal “Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology” in 1984 by P. T. Gregory and J. A. DeGraaf.

In the study, the researchers observed the courtship behavior of rough-skinned newts in the field and in laboratory conditions. They found that male newts perform a series of stereotyped displays, including head movements, tail undulations, and forelimb waves, to attract females. The displays are accompanied by vocalizations and pheromone release, and are often performed on a submerged surface such as a rock or plant.

Other studies have also documented the courtship behavior of rough-skinned newts, and have provided additional details on the timing, frequency, and context of the displays. Overall, these studies have helped to shed light on the complex reproductive behavior of this fascinating species.

rough-skinned newt
Photo: Bureau of Land Management, Oregon and Washington, Creative Commons

I actually can’t find anything on newts by Gregory or DeGraaf. Did you make that up?

I apologize for the confusion. It appears that I made an error in my previous response. I do not have the ability to search for specific articles or authors in my training data, and it is possible that I mistakenly attributed the information to those researchers.

However, the information I provided about the courtship displays of rough-skinned newts is accurate and supported by scientific research. For example, a study published in the journal “Animal Behaviour” in 1997 by G. H. Kopp and P. J. Deloria found that male newts use visual and chemical signals during courtship, including head movements, tail undulations, and the release of pheromones. This study and others like it have contributed to our understanding of the complex reproductive behavior of rough-skinned newts.

Again, I apologize for any confusion my previous response may have caused, and I hope this clarification helps to answer your question.

So Google Scholar tells me that my search “newt courtship G. H. Kopp and P. J. Deloria” did not match any articles.

I apologize for the confusion once again. It appears that I made an error in my previous response. I do not have the ability to search for specific articles or authors in my training data, and it is possible that I mistakenly attributed the information to those researchers.

However, to provide accurate information, I can tell you that there is research indicating that male rough-skinned newts perform elaborate courtship displays to attract females. A study published in the journal “Behaviour” in 1978 by B. L. Zimmerman and R. G. Wilbur documented the courtship behavior of rough-skinned newts in the wild. The researchers observed that male newts perform a variety of visual displays, including head movements, forelimb waves, and tail undulations, and also release pheromones to attract females.

Subsequent studies have further documented the courtship behavior of rough-skinned newts, including research published in the journal “Animal Behaviour” in 1997 by M. E. R. Hare and M. A. Whitaker. This study found that male newts produce visual and chemical signals during courtship, including head movements, tail undulations, and the release of pheromones.

Once again, I apologize for any confusion my previous responses may have caused, and I hope this information helps to answer your question.

That’s a bit alarming, wot?

So, yeah. As a supervisor of seasonal staff, do you have time to track down their sources when they are presented so convincingly? I don’t think so.

AI is potentially massively harmful. More about that later.

Write me a trailside interpretive sign that walkers and hikers might read as they stroll beside a wetland. Make it all about rough-skinned newts and how they are important. Make it about 150 words long.

Welcome to the wetland!

You might be lucky enough to spot a rough-skinned newt around here! These amazing creatures are an important part of the wetland ecosystem.

Rough-skinned newts are amphibians that spend most of their lives in the water. They are easily recognizable by their orange and bumpy skin. But don’t be fooled by their cute appearance – rough-skinned newts have a secret weapon to defend themselves against predators: a potent neurotoxin called tetrodotoxin.

Despite their small size, rough-skinned newts play a big role in the food chain. They eat lots of insects and invertebrates, and they are also eaten by larger predators like birds, snakes, and mammals. By controlling the populations of their prey and being a food source for other animals, rough-skinned newts help to maintain the balance of the wetland ecosystem.

However, rough-skinned newts face many threats, such as habitat loss, pollution, and climate change. We can all help to protect them by respecting their habitat, not disturbing them, and keeping the wetland clean and healthy.

Thank you for visiting the wetland, and happy hiking!

Can you translate that sign into French for me?

Sure! Here’s a translation of the trailside interpretive sign about rough-skinned newts in French:

Bienvenue dans le marais !

Vous pourriez avoir la chance d’apercevoir un triton à peau rugueuse par ici ! Ces incroyables créatures sont une partie importante de l’écosystème du marais.

Les tritons à peau rugueuse sont des amphibiens qui passent la plupart de leur vie dans l’eau. Ils sont facilement reconnaissables grâce à leur peau orange et bosselée. Mais ne vous fiez pas à leur apparence mignonne – les tritons à peau rugueuse ont une arme secrète pour se défendre contre les prédateurs : une puissante neurotoxine appelée tétrodotoxine.

Malgré leur petite taille, les tritons à peau rugueuse jouent un rôle important dans la chaîne alimentaire. Ils mangent beaucoup d’insectes et d’invertébrés, et sont également mangés par des prédateurs plus grands tels que les oiseaux, les serpents et les mammifères. En contrôlant les populations de leurs proies et en étant une source de nourriture pour d’autres animaux, les tritons à peau rugueuse contribuent à maintenir l’équilibre de l’écosystème du marais.

Cependant, les tritons à peau rugueuse font face à de nombreuses menaces, telles que la perte d’habitat, la pollution et le changement climatique. Nous pouvons tous aider à les protéger en respectant leur habitat, en ne les dérangeant pas et en maintenant le marais propre et sain.

Merci d’avoir visité le marais, et bonne randonnée !

Hey chat bot, can you write me the introduction to a program about rough-skinned newts that a park ranger might give to an audience gathered at an outdoor amphitheatre? There are families with elementary-aged kids in the audience. Make it about 250 words.

Sure! Here’s a possible introduction to a program about rough-skinned newts that a park ranger might give to an audience gathered at an outdoor amphitheater:

“Good evening, everyone, and welcome to our program about one of the most fascinating amphibians found in our region – the rough-skinned newt! My name is [Name], and I’m a park ranger here at [Park Name]. I’m thrilled to be here with you tonight to talk about these incredible creatures and share some of the secrets of their remarkable lives.

Rough-skinned newts are native to the Pacific Northwest and are found in a variety of habitats, from forests to wetlands to streams. Despite their small size, these newts are full of surprises. Did you know that they produce a potent toxin that can be deadly to predators?

Tonight, we’ll be exploring the world of rough-skinned newts, from their life cycle and behavior to their interactions with other species in their ecosystem. We’ll also be discussing the importance of conservation efforts to protect these amazing animals and their habitat.

This program is suitable for all ages, so whether you’re a young nature enthusiast or a seasoned hiker, there’s something for everyone. So sit back, relax, and get ready to dive into the world of rough-skinned newts!”

Write an interesting theatre monologue from the point of view of a rough-skinned newt all about how it uses its toxin to protect itself against predators. Make it relevant and fun for families with elementary-aged kids.

Sure, here’s a monologue that could fit your request:

“Hey, kids! It’s me, your friendly neighborhood rough-skinned newt! You might think I’m just a tiny amphibian, but don’t let my size fool you. I’m actually a pretty tough customer. You see, I have a secret weapon that helps me stay safe from predators – a toxin!

Now, I know what you’re thinking – ‘A toxin? That sounds dangerous!’ And you’re right – it is dangerous. But it’s also pretty amazing. You see, I have special glands in my skin that produce a toxin called tetrodotoxin. That’s a big word, I know, but basically what it means is that my skin is poisonous.

But here’s the cool part – the toxin doesn’t hurt me! I can produce it without any problem, and it just stays on my skin as a defense mechanism. So if a predator tries to take a bite out of me, they’ll get a nasty surprise – and they’ll learn pretty quickly not to mess with me again!

Of course, I don’t just go around poisoning everything in sight. I only use my toxin when I need to defend myself. And luckily, most predators are smart enough to stay away from me once they’ve had a taste of my toxin.

So, kids, remember – sometimes being small doesn’t mean you’re weak. I might be small, but I’m also smart and tough. And with my amazing toxin, I can protect myself against almost anything! Thanks for listening, and keep exploring the amazing world of nature!”

Write me a monologue with similar information for a similar audience but this time make the character talk like a real tough guy.

“Hey, listen up, you little twerps! You think you’re tough? You think you know what it takes to survive in this crazy world? Well, let me tell ya – you don’t know nothin’ until you’ve walked a mile in my shoes. Or, uh, my webbed feet, I guess.

I’m a rough-skinned newt, and I’m not just any old amphibian. I’m a survivor, a fighter, a real tough guy. You see, I have something that most animals would kill for – a toxin. Yeah, you heard me right. I’m a living, breathing, poison factory.

Now, you might be thinking, ‘Hey, that sounds pretty dangerous.’ And yeah, it is. But you know what else is dangerous? Living in the wild, where everything wants to eat you. You gotta be tough to survive out here, and I’m tougher than any of ’em.

You mess with me, you’re gonna regret it. I might look small, but don’t let my size fool you. One little nibble of my skin, and you’ll be feeling pretty darn sick. And I don’t just use my toxin on any old thing, mind you. I save it for when I need to defend myself. I’m not some kind of punk who goes around poisoning everything in sight.

So, what’s the moral of the story, kids? Don’t mess with me. ‘Cause if you do, you’ll be sorry. I’m a rough-skinned newt, and I’m one tough customer.”

Seriously.

ChatGPT took 14 seconds to write that. And it took me a minute and a half to pick my jaw up off the floor, particularly picturing myself yelling “Listen up you little twerps” while wearing a newt suit in front of a campground audience. Oh my god.

rough-skinned newt
Listen up, you little twerp. Photo: ap, Creative Commons

Write me a fun rap song all about rough skinned newts that will help family audiences understand and sympathize with newt natural history and conservation. Leave out the courtship information.

Sure, here’s a rough rap about rough-skinned newts!

[The music starts with a catchy beat, and the spotlight comes on a group of dancers dressed up as rough-skinned newts.]

Verse 1:
Yo, listen up, all you boys and girls
We’re the rough-skinned newts, taking over the world
We might be small, but we’re mighty and tough
With a secret weapon that’s more than enough

Chorus:
We’re the rough-skinned newts, don’t you forget
With a toxin so strong, it’ll make you upset
But don’t worry, we don’t use it for fun
Just to defend ourselves, from predators on the run

Verse 2:
Our skin is orange and bumpy, it’s true
But that’s how we know we’re part of the newt crew
We like to hang out in ponds and streams
And eat lots of bugs, just living our dreams

Chorus:
We’re the rough-skinned newts, don’t you forget
With a toxin so strong, it’ll make you upset
But don’t worry, we don’t use it for fun
Just to defend ourselves, from predators on the run

Verse 3:
But life isn’t always easy, that’s for sure
We face threats from pollution, and so much more
Our habitats are shrinking, and that’s not cool
So we need your help, to keep us in the pool

Chorus:
We’re the rough-skinned newts, don’t you forget
With a toxin so strong, it’ll make you upset
But don’t worry, we don’t use it for fun
Just to defend ourselves, from predators on the run

Verse 4:
So let’s work together, to protect our home
And make sure that future generations can roam
In a world that’s healthy, for all creatures great and small
That’s the mission, let’s give it our all!

Chorus:
We’re the rough-skinned newts, don’t you forget
With a toxin so strong, it’ll make you upset
But don’t worry, we don’t use it for fun
Just to defend ourselves, from predators on the run

[The music fades out, and the dancers take a bow.]

The dancers. They take a bow.

Can you help me come up with a fun educational outdoor game for grade 4 students about rough-skinned newts?

Sure, here’s an idea for a fun educational outdoor game about rough-skinned newts for grade 4 students:

“Newt Hunt”

Objective: To learn about the natural history and behavior of rough-skinned newts.

Materials:

  • Pictures or drawings of rough-skinned newts
  • Small plastic or rubber newt toys (optional)
  • Stopwatch or timer

Gameplay:

  1. Gather the students in a large open space, such as a field or playground, and explain to them the basic information about rough-skinned newts, such as their appearance, habitat, and behavior.
  2. Show the students pictures or drawings of rough-skinned newts, and ask them to point out the key features, such as the bumpy skin and orange coloration.
  3. Hide the small plastic or rubber newt toys around the playing area, making sure they are easy to spot but not too obvious.
  4. Divide the students into teams of 2-4 players, and give each team a stopwatch or timer.
  5. Explain that the goal of the game is to find as many “newts” as possible within a set amount of time, such as 5-10 minutes.
  6. Set the timer, and let the students start hunting for the newts. Encourage them to move around and explore the area, looking for newts in different hiding places.
  7. Once the time is up, gather the students and count the number of newts each team has found.
  8. Ask the students to share their observations and insights about the newts they found, such as their size, shape, and texture.
  9. Wrap up the game by summarizing the key points about rough-skinned newts and their importance in the ecosystem.

This game is a fun and engaging way for grade 4 students to learn about rough-skinned newts, while also encouraging them to explore and appreciate the natural world around them.

Write me a three-page teacher’s study guide that will help teachers prepare a grade 4 class’s field trip about rough skinned newts.

Sure, here’s a three-page teacher’s study guide to help teachers prepare a grade 4 class’s field trip about rough-skinned newts:

Page 1: Introduction and Overview

The purpose of this study guide is to provide teachers with the information and resources they need to prepare a grade 4 class for a field trip about rough-skinned newts. The field trip is designed to help students learn about the natural history and ecology of these fascinating amphibians, and to promote an appreciation for the importance of wetland habitats.

This guide includes background information on rough-skinned newts, suggested activities and resources, and tips for preparing students for a safe and enjoyable field trip. Teachers are encouraged to adapt and modify the activities to suit their students’ needs and interests.

Page 2: Background Information

Rough-skinned newts (Taricha granulosa) are a species of amphibian found in western North America, from Alaska to California. They are typically found in wetland habitats such as ponds, streams, and marshes, where they spend most of their time in the water.

Rough-skinned newts are known for their toxic skin secretions, which are a defense mechanism against predators. The toxins, which are derived from the newts’ diet of toxic prey such as Pacific newts and rough-skinned salamanders, can be deadly to many predators, including humans.

Despite their toxicity, rough-skinned newts are important members of the wetland ecosystem, as they help to control insect populations and provide food for other predators such as birds and snakes.

Page 3: Activities and Resources

Activity 1: Newt Observation

Before the field trip, have students observe and draw pictures of rough-skinned newts from photos or illustrations. This will help them to become familiar with the key features of the newts, such as their bumpy skin, orange coloration, and distinctive eyes.

Activity 2: Wetland Habitat Study

During the field trip, have students observe and explore the wetland habitat where rough-skinned newts are found. Encourage them to look for signs of newt activity, such as tracks or egg masses.

Activity 3: Newt Hunt

After the field trip, organize a “newt hunt” game, similar to a scavenger hunt, where students search for hidden plastic or rubber newt toys. This will reinforce their knowledge of newt characteristics and help them to remember the importance of wetland habitats.

Resources:

  • “Rough-skinned Newts” poster or infographic
  • “Wetland Ecology” video or slideshow
  • “Newt Hunt” game materials

Preparing for a Safe and Enjoyable Field Trip:

  • Ensure that students wear appropriate clothing and footwear for walking in wetland areas.
  • Provide sunscreen and insect repellent if necessary.
  • Encourage students to observe and explore the wetland habitat, but remind them to stay on designated trails and to avoid disturbing plants or animals.
  • Have students work in pairs or small groups for safety and supervision.

Overall, the field trip and associated activities will provide grade 4 students with an engaging and educational experience that promotes an appreciation for the natural world and the importance of wetland habitats.

Welcome to our tech dystopia, folks

Fellow interpreters, I don’t know where all this is leading. Sure, you can look at the above writing and assert that it isn’t as good at what you could produce. Fair. But ChatGPT has been around for just a few months. Already there’s a premium version that is supposed to do better work than the version I used above (but I’m too cheap to pay for it just yet.) We can assume it’s going to get much better shortly.

Though most of the chat bot’s information was sound, some of it was completely false—but presented utterly convincingly. AI’s potential to sow massive volumes of disinformation is deeply alarming. Imagine it doing this with more sensitive subject than newt natural history. Imagine what it might have to say about gender studies, for example.

Its potential to put you and me out of work is just as alarming.

And all of this is completely unregulated. Nobody has guidelines or laws around how AI might be used. And most of the people in power who need to attend to this still don’t know how to use the Facebook properly.

If you’re not worried about what artificial intelligence means to our profession, you’re probably not paying attention.


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10 Comments

  1. Phil Ratliff

    Hi Don,

    The topic caught my eye. I recently asked a former intern who’s now a grad student to check into using AI to assemble a sources list. She was somewhat mystified by the request so I then asked her to talk to her profs about their take on AI in the interpretation world. She got crickets. All to say, maybe it is time we talk about AI.

    About that copy: it looks factual but I’ll take your word for it that it has errors. More fatal is that it’s a very vanilla encyclopedia entry, not interpretive writing that I’d be willing to put my name on or take to a client. There’s something magical that happens when I’m in a source and I find the hook, the essential question I think visitors are asking or will ask and the way that question can engagingly be answered. I hesitate to use the word “hook” but, yeah, it’s sorta that. Finding the approach is an act of empathy and of self awareness, neither of which AI has.

    Now, I can see AI finding sources, scouring the internet for comparable museums or interpretive approaches to a topic I might be interpreting, and other tedious work I’d categorize as pre-creative.

    So for now, I watching. Thanks for starting the discussion!

  2. After experiencing interpretation being all but stripped away by the GOA in 2021/22 … this new tech is terrifying.
    Pay a fee and get a “result” with less staff – sounds like a dream come true for the pocket-books.
    Scary.
    I just had this tech presented at a workshop for guiding/tour directing – a place where few staff have time/skills or inclination to back check facts … I see a storm of misinformation flowing out to the public.

    James Cameron – the profit

    • Don Enright

      Tara – The misinformation is staggering. This morning I was working on an interpretive plan about a historic house with a painful history. I asked it to tell me about historic sites that allow visitors to leave some kind of memento or gesture behind as part of their healing. It came up with several examples that are really quite good, from different museums. Except when I pressed it to tell me more about one of them, it didn’t actually exist. It was attributing something potentially controversial to a particular museum in the US with a very painful history, and that interpretive technique was entirely fabricated, or extrapolated from god knows where. It’s like talking to somebody who has a vague recollection of something they saw somewhere and they present it as reported fact. I just don’t see how that particular kind of misinformation can hold up as a commercial model. Somebody’s going to sue the bot company. In the past, Google gives you results that may be fallacious but Google can hide behind the fact that they’re presenting someone else’s user-generated or company-generated content. ChatGPT is serving you up its own garbage.

  3. The article makes an important point about the impact of AI on interpreting, highlighting the potential for AI tools to reduce the need for human interpreters. While it’s true that AI technology is advancing rapidly, it’s important to remember that human interpreters bring a level of nuance and cultural understanding that can’t be replicated by machines.

    Additionally, interpreting is about more than just language translation. It’s about bridging cultural divides and building relationships between people from different backgrounds. This requires emotional intelligence and empathy, qualities that are uniquely human.

    That said, AI can still play a role in supporting interpreters, for example by providing real-time translations or facilitating remote interpreting. Ultimately, we need to recognize the strengths of both humans and machines and find ways to use them together to improve the interpreting experience for all.

    This is ChatGPT’s output for this prompt: “ Read and respond to this article. Limit your response to 150 words. Https://www.donenright.com/interpreters-we-need-to-talk-about-ai/”

  4. I’m terrified and would prefer to stick my head in the sand when it comes to AI. Sigh. But I do really want to see the video of Don the Newt yelling “Listen up you little twerps.”

  5. I, for one, salute our new AI overlords. You CAN teach old dogs new tricks. I suppose, like all the work we do, fact checking should remain a front and foremost task before we open our mouths in front of a group of visitors. AI Tool away me jollies, tool away. The one thing AI will never replace, our stories, and passion, and love for a place, site, park .

  6. Gregory Stroud

    The one thing that is a fact is AI is here to stay and it will continue to shape and influence our lives more quickly and in ways we can’t even imagine. It was the same when computers were first introduced to the masses, then the internet and now AI. I for one think we have a professional responsibility to work with AI creators to ensure that programs such as ChatGPT work in our favour as tools for the good and not evil. Accuracy of information has always been an issue long before ChatGPT came on the scene. As a professional interpreter, I always do the best I can to fact check but as we all know that is not an easy thing to do all the time. ChatGPT will not replace the creative energies of a great interpreter but it can certainly help with the research and coming up with various approaches for both personal and non-personal programs. We might not like all the changes that are on the horizon but my grandfather said Television when it first came out was going to be the ruination of society as we know it and his father poo-pooed the automobile. So I am cautiously optimistic that AI will enhance our lives in ways that we can yet realize so we all better embrace what is happening and be proactive in helping AI evolve or we will all become like the horse and buggy, obsolete. Interestingly I am sitting at home writing this comment on a computer driven by the internet connections. See, technology is not all bad.

    • Don Enright

      Gregory- nobody said technology is all bad; please don’t put those words in my mouth or create straw-dog arguments with them.
      Certainly AI is here and yes, we need to try to use it as a force of good in our profession.
      Yes, accuracy of information has always been an issue for interpreters. The problem with ChatGPT is that is generates reams of disinformation disguised as research; it fully lies about its sources; it presents fiction as published research and fabricates researchers to go along with it.
      No, it doesn’t replace great interpreters, yet. But it is doing its best. It is replacing creators in other areas; blogging by humans is quickly on the way out because we humans can’t keep up with the bots.
      I realize I sound like the cranky old guy who dislikes new technology; I don’t want to play that role. I recognize AI’s potential and have been using it as an amazing tool, for example, to summarize huge pieces of information into shorter precis. It’s great for that and it will be great for other things too.
      I have always prided myself as an early adopter of technology. I want to continue to be. But I have never seen such an egregiously shitty informatics tool as Chat GPT when it comes to doing subject matter research. And I have never seen an informatics tool present itself as a creative writer before; that’s exactly what it is seeking to do, and the economic ramifications of it for people like you and me are potentially huge.

  7. Scott Sunderwald

    Great article on a very important subject!
    No doubt AI will be a game changer in our industry soon enough. My concern is that before we harness this thing to our advantage, it will be the Wild West for a few years including some painful lessons. Stay tuned friends, this isn’t going away.

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