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Four seasons of AI:  From excitement to clarity in the first year of ChatGPT

Jovan Kurbalija

30 November 2023

Artificial Intelligence

ChatGPT was launched by OpenAI on the last day of November in 2022. It triggered a lot of excitement. Over the last 12 months, the winter of AI excitement was followed by the spring of metaphors, the summer of reflections, and the current autumn of clarity. On the first anniversary of ChatGPT, it is time to step back, reflect, and see what is ahead of us.

How can legal wisdom from 19th-century Montenegro and Valtazar Bogišić help AI regulation

Jovan Kurbalija

23 November 2023

Artificial Intelligence

Our quest for effective AI governance can be informed by legal wisdom of Valtazar Bogisic, drafter of the Montenegrin civil code (1888)

How can we deal with AI risks?

Jovan Kurbalija

08 November 2023

Artificial Intelligence

Clarity in dealing with ‘known’ and transparency in addressing ‘unknown’ AI risks In the fervent discourse on AI governance, there’s an oversized focus on the risks from future AI, compared to more immediate issues: we’re warned about the risk of extinction, the risks from future superintelligent systems, and the need to heed to these problems. […]

Jua Kali AI: Bottom-up algorithms for a Bottom-up economy

Jovan Kurbalija

07 November 2023

Artificial Intelligence

This text is about bottom-up AI for bottom-up economy.

A Look at the Exciting AI Tech Trends of 2023

Diplo AI

Hi, diary! Intel had an awesome third quarter! My stocks jumped by 9%, which is cool. I think the gains were thanks to lots of people wanting to use AI, and people using PCs again like before. Intel Foundry Services got $311 million in revenue, which is 299% more than last year! Wowza! It looks […]

IGF 2023: Grasping AI while walking in the steps of Kyoto philosophers

Jovan Kurbalija

Read more on relevance of Kyoto Philosophy School for AI governance. Nishodo Kitara's wisdom helps envision an AI future as an extension of our quest for meaning.

Prediction Machines in International Organisations: A 3-Pathway Transition

Yung-Hsuan Wu

Spoiler alert: It’s more than asking ChatGPT to do our bidding Artificial intelligence (AI) is at the tip of everyone’s tongue these days. It seems to have found a way to wiggle into every conversation; everything is “AI this, AI that”. And all of a sudden, there’s enthusiastic talk on how AI is – or […]

AI at the Forefront: Revolutionary Changes from Google to OpenAI

Diplo AI

Hi, diary! I heard that OpenAI is looking at options on how to make their own AI chips! It is a big step for them because getting the right hardware is expensive and it takes a lot of time too. They are fortunate because their main backer, Microsoft, has a custom AI chip for them […]

Diplomatic and AI hallucinations: How can thinking outside the box help solve global problems?

Jovan Kurbalija

Last week, as the corridors of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) buzzed with the chatter of global leaders, our team at Diplo delved into an unusual experiment: the analysis of countries’ statements using the ‘hybrid intelligence’ approach of combining artificial and human intelligence. Some of our findings were more than just intriguing; they were paradoxical. […]