Artificial intelligence vs. artificial dumbing down?

Facebook or WhatsApp took over four years, ChatGPT managed it within two months: 100 million users. This run has subsided. With the personal tests, users experienced sobering results - fascination gave way to shaking one's head at the unsatisfactory performance in everyday life, many words without meaning. Is this disillusionment fair? Doesn't Artificial Intelligence (AI) perform incredible services within science? Simulation worlds in cosmology, protein folding in biology, the exploration of the universe and life - it's hard to imagine without AI.

This panel explores the potential and risks of AI, as well as a sustainable blueprint for our future. Humans, for all their admiration of AI, should not make themselves small. Thinking for yourself is more important than ever.

Dr. Henning Beck, born 1983, is a German science slammer and author on topics in biochemistry and neuroscience. In 2012, he was awarded the German Science Slam Champion title.

Editor's note: Other guests had not yet been confirmed at the time of going to press.

As part of the International Science Festival - Geist Heidelberg

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Date: 13.12.2023

Time: 20:00

Event type:

Geist Heidelberg In dialogue

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