As the curtains draw to a close on 2023, we navigated a year entrenched in the realm of Artificial Intelligence. The era of AI becoming mainstream was both awe-inspiring and bewildering, marking a pivotal chapter in our technological saga.
At the heart of the AI fervor stood ChatGPT, a testament to recent strides in computer science. Yet, alongside the excitement came waves of apprehension. The onset of the AI panic emerged swiftly in classrooms globally as ChatGPT, hailed for its capabilities, encountered resistance from educational institutions grappling with its influence on students’ work ethics.
The escalating concerns extended beyond academia, infiltrating creative industries. Writers, artists, and entertainers found themselves in a tussle with AI-generated content that challenged their livelihoods. The emergence of deepfakes plunged political landscapes into uncertainty, blurring the lines between reality and deception.
Amidst the chaos, OpenAI, the architect behind ChatGPT, weathered internal turmoil while legislative bodies worldwide grappled with enacting AI regulations. While AI isn’t a newcomer to commercialization, the magnitude of its impact in 2023 signaled uncharted territory. Tom Gruber, co-founder of Siri Inc., emphasized that the current AI wave presents unparalleled possibilities and dangers.
Looking ahead, 2024 looms with the impending threat of AI-generated deepfakes influencing major global elections. The tantalizing prospects of AI-driven digital assistants promise efficiency but raise red flags concerning privacy invasion.
As we bid farewell to a transformative year, PJR is leading the way into AI Management Systems Certification. If your organization has interest in the new ISO/IEC 42001:2023 Information Technology Artificial Intelligence Management System Certification to reach out to us to connect with a project manager in your area. Feel free to contact us by phone at (248) 358-3388 or email [email protected].