Will.i.am Is Launching A New Podcast Co-Hosted With AI

Photo of author

By Calvin S. Nelson

Since Chat GPT dropped, conversations concerning the position AI will play in our lives have left folks feeling uneasy concerning the rise of machines. In fact, folks in tech know that we’ve had some type of AI in our units for years now (and for probably the most half, we’ve liked it). It’s a broad dialog that deserves loads of nuance, however no matter the place you stand, one factor is for sure: AI isn’t going anyplace. It’s solely going to get greater, smarter, and extra intertwined with our day-to-day lives.

Will.i.am, who has lengthy been extremely thought to be a futurist, is aware of as a lot. By no means one to be afraid of “what’s subsequent,” he’s giving AI a serious duty — co-hosting his radio present.

Will.i.am Presents The FYI Present will drop on SiriusXM on January twenty fifth. Episodes will concentrate on creators, innovators, and the long run that folks on the innovative are dreaming up for all of us. And an AI by the identify of Qd.pi. (“Cutie Pie”) might be at his aspect. Or… in his ear. Or… on his server.

Will.i.am defined the idea to The Hollywood Reporter: “I didn’t wish to simply do a conventional present, I wished to convey tomorrow near right now, and so I wished to have my co-host be an AI… I’m ultra-freaking colourful and expressive. [Qd.pi is] ultra-freaking factual and analytical. And that mixture, we ain’t seen within the historical past of freaking broadcasts anyplace.”

It’s onerous to argue when Will.i.am has constructed a complete groundbreaking and influential profession out of trying ahead. Although, Qd.pi itself appears open to a little bit of skepticism concerning the experiment. In an excerpt from The FYI Present‘s first episode, Qd.pi has this to say about crucial factor folks have to find out about AI proper now.

AI is highly effective however it’s not good. It might make errors and it’s essential to concentrate on that and to fact-check the data it supplies. AI can be utilized for good and for dangerous so it’s essential to make use of it responsibly and ethically. As AI will get extra subtle it’s more likely to have an even bigger impression on our lives. From the best way we work to the best way we talk and devour data. it’s essential for folks to remain knowledgeable and educated about AI and its potential impacts in order that we will profit from its advantages whereas additionally being aware of its dangers. General, it’s an thrilling time for AI and know-how however it’s additionally a time to method these developments with a wholesome dose of warning and significant considering.

Phrase. Think about us on board. If anybody goes to make this work we’d guess cash it’s going to be the identical one who dropped a observe with Lil’ Wayne, then one other with J. Balvin, then launched his personal AI-driven workspace app all up to now twelve months.

Leave a Comment