As an enthusiastic member of the RadicalxChange community, I have actively participated in numerous RxC forums including working with the team to produce their 2022 conference series. I was in Zurich for the Digital Identity unConference Europe (DICE) that I co-produced and co-facilitated. Folks who organized the RxC Zurich/Switzerland asked me to be the featured discussant about Digital Identity and AI.
Identity In The Age Of Generative AI
The significance of identity, especially in managing and protecting it in the digital world, has emerged as a critical issue in our time. As the influence of generative AI grows, the distinction between human-authored content and that produced by AI agents becomes increasingly blurred, which intensifies the urgency of this matter.
Acknowledging this context, I participated in the RadicalxChange Swiss Chapter meetup, which provided a platform for discussing digital identity-related aspects.
The meetup addressed the challenges associated with maintaining control over our identities online, where the proliferation of large language models raises concerns about the origin and ownership of digital content. By exploring topics related to digital identity, the meetup fostered an environment for exchanging ideas and perspectives while offering valuable insights into this pressing issue.
Major Points Discussed in the Meetup
GPT is primarily used for brainstorming, generating ideas, and finding answers. It is helpful in tasks like content creation, article design, and social media posting.
Users have also found value in using GPT for language learning, including finding grammar-focused apps. Additionally, GPT has been used to summarize content, extract keywords, and assist with research. It can generate illustrations, answer philosophical questions, and create specialized AI tools.
However, there is still a need to focus on designing AI for the greater good and promoting a positive impact. The integration of AI and blockchain technology for privacy and decentralized identity management is discussed. Some concerns include the volume of output generated by GPT and the need for verification and editing.
To see the full video of this meetup, click here.