Provost's Forum 2023: Big Problems in Big Tech
(Friday) 12:30 pm - 12:30 pm(GMT-05:00) View in my time
MORNING PROGRAM: PANEL & LUNCH **SOLD OUT** 9:45 AM – 12:30 PM, Penn Pavilion Panel Discussion: “Major Moves at Big Tech” ChatGPT and other generative AI models have taken the world by storm.
MORNING PROGRAM: PANEL & LUNCH **SOLD OUT**
9:45 AM – 12:30 PM, Penn Pavilion
Panel Discussion: “Major Moves at Big Tech”
ChatGPT and other generative AI models have taken the world by storm. How do these models work? How will they transform how we work, think, learn, evaluate art and beauty in the world? How might they also lead to further erosion of trust in the use of technology and deepen inequities, as future sources of ‘truth’ for training models are recursively fed by these generative AI texts? What are the responsibilities of individuals in developing, interacting, and implementing these models? This panel will engage experts as we tackle a range of issues related to the use of ChatGPT-3, including the potential for it to be used for malicious purposes, the impact it could have on employment, and the ethical responsibilities of those who develop and deploy the technology.
David Hoffman, Steed Family Professor of the Practice of Cybersecurity Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy and Senior Lecturing Fellow at the School of Law, Duke University
Casey Fiesler – Associate Professor in the Department of Information Science and Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder
Matthew Kenney – Senior Machine Learning Engineer, Alethea
David Page – Professor and Chair of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics and Professor of Computer Science, Duke University
Aarthi Vadde – Associate Professor of English, Duke University
Join Duke faculty leaders in a moderated small-group lunchtime conversation on what we can and should be doing as individuals to ensure greater accountability and oversight of technology platforms and their impact on our everyday lives.
AFTERNOON PROGRAM: KEYNOTE ADDRESS & CONVERSATION **LIMITED SPACE STILL AVAILABLE. SIGN UP NOW**
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Page Auditorium
Frances Haugen, the data scientist and engineer known as the “Facebook Whistleblower” will deliver a keynote speech on “Accountability and Transparency in Social Media,” followed by an interactive conversation with Dr. Nita Farahany, the Robinson O. Everett Distinguished Professor of Law & Founding Director of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society. More information forthcoming.
The events will be recorded and videos available on the Provost’s Forum website after the event. No live streaming is available.
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