Thursday, March 23, 2023

RPP #210: Bryan Alexander on AI in Education

  • Interview with Bryan Alexander, futurist, educator, speaker, and writer. We discuss AI and its impact on education. Bryan also mentions his new book, Universities on Fire. We discuss
    • Bryan's background and current activities
      Bryan Alexander (and Rod)
    • Overview of AI, especially generative AI: ChatGPT, Midjourney, Dall-E
    • New jobs: AI "wrangler" and Bot Manager
    • Personalized AI bot tutors
    • Eliminate AI cheating: air-gapped PCs, paper/pencil exams 
    • AI as a pedagogical tool: analysing writing and art to improve learning
    • ChatGPT as an instrument for "playing the web" & role master for game simulation
    • Can AI explain itself: sources are important in education
    • Coming: new AI domains: China, Indian, Christian groups
    • AI ethics and need for fact checking, combating deep fakes
    • Military anti-AI technology and use of AI for national security 
    • and much more
Duration: 58:33