Waters Wavelength Podcast: Generative AI: The philosophical considerations

Steve Rubinow joins the podcast to discuss artificial intelligence and the hype cycle of generative AI.

Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, and Anthony Malakian, Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.


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This week, Steve Rubinow, former chief innovation and technology officer at the New York Stock Exchange and lecturer at the Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul University, joins Tony on the podcast. They talk about AI disruption and the state of the education system.

3:30 – Tony reminisces about how he first met Steve.

7:00 – Steve explains how CIOs and CTOs assess the AI shift, particularly generative AI models.

14:00 – The best use of these tools is with an expert human-in-the-loop.

18:00 – People dealing with technology tend to fall into two groups.

24:00 – What does progress in AI mean for our future?

27:00 – Steve brings up the “ikigai” concept, a Japanese word that means “life purpose.”

32:00 – One of the important elements of AI is the timeframe.  

35:00 – Thoughts on exchanges moving beyond their marketplace role.

38:00 – What becomes of the Big Tech firms?

43:00 – The state of academia and how it’s changing.

Contact Info: 

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Wei-Shen Wong: + 852 3411 4758;  wei-shen.wong@infopro-digital.com

Anthony Malakian: + 1 646 490 3973; anthony.malakian@infopro-digital.com

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