Don Wilburn Jr.

Don Wilburn Jr. is the author of the near-term Science Fiction Thrillers, The God Protocol: Dragon, and The God Protocol: Worshippers. He has twenty-seven years of government service as a Naval Officer and with the Transportation Security Administration. He holds a Doctorate of Business Administration, specializing in Strategy and Innovation. His world travels have allowed him to collect story ideas from around the globe. Don enjoys researching and following “what-if” rabbit holes surrounding the future of Artificial Intelligence and its impact on Humanity and is an AI Optimist. He lives in Fort Worth, Texas, with his wife and two younger children.

Don Wilbur Jr.

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Why AI Needs Humans

June 8, 2024 10:30 am to 11:30 am

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While the services called “AI” are touted as independent, many (maybe even most) rely on human engagement to produce a product. Small changes in the prompts to an AI can dramatically change its output, the output can be incorrect or inappropriate in ways only humans can detect, and armies of low-paid humans help to train each generative AI by generating and labeling data — or data comes from human work never intended for this purpose. Our panelists will draw back the curtain on the essential role humans still play in the workings of generative AI.
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