In this episode we speak with Henry Ajder, a globally recognised advisor, speaker, and broadcaster working at the frontier of the generative AI and synthetic media revolution. Henry’s work has transformed society’s understanding of deepfakes and generative AI.
He has led pioneering research at organisations including MIT, WITNESS, and Sensity AI, influencing international legislation and corporate AI strategy.
A "deep fake cartographer", henry's work has mapped the emergence and evolution of generative technologies and the impact that they have on our lives.
In this episode we discuss:
the current fear around how these technologies are evolving,
many of the use cases of Generative AI, and the consequences of those use cases,
some of the technological solutions for managing generative AI platforms,
what users can do to ensure that they use the tools in a productive and reliable way.
More about Henry:
Henry presented the BBC documentary series, The Future will be Synthesised, and regularly features in global media including The New York Times, MIT Tech Review, CNN, Reuters, and The Financial Times. He has been published by outlets including WIRED, The Next Web, NYU, and The World AI Summit.
Previously, Henry led Synthetic Futures, the first initiative dedicated to ethical generative AI and metaverse technologies, bringing together over 50 industry-leading organisations.
An established keynote speaker and guest expert, Henry has spoken at venues including SXSW, CogX, The University of Oxford, and Adweek and advises organisations on the opportunities and challenges these game-changing technologies present, including Meta, The European Commission, BBC, The Partnership on AI, and The House of Lords.
BBC Radio 4 - The Future Will Be Synthesised
Host and Producer: Georgie Powell
Music and audio production: Phil Amalong | Toccare
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