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Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou

ChatGPT: Demystifying the AI Fever

The SNF Dialogues met with Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems experts, George Giannakopoulos and George Petasis to discuss how ChatGPT systems reflect humanity, the ethical and legal issues arising from AI as well as the need for the latter to be democratized and openly accessible to all.
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George Petasis and George Giannakopoulos have spent their lives working on artificial intelligence systems. Additionally, they are the people who trained two generative AI models just for us to have a live chat with on stage, for the SNF Dialogues “Humanity-AI Symbiosis” event during the SNF Nostos 2021. In fact, someone could say that we tried to do then what the entire world is trying to do today with ChatGPT. Two years later, the frenzy over the capabilities and risks of AI development and its incursion into our daily lives is more relevant than ever. Therefore, we called on George Petasis and George Giannakopoulos, to unpack what is going on with ChatGPT and AI today.

In a discussion with Phoebe Fronista, they explain how ChatGPT systems reflect humanity, what ethical and legal issues arise, as well as their need to be democratized and openly accessible to all.

I think that we have just scratched the surface of the usages of AI models, and we are at the very beginning of this process.

Giorgos Petasis Bio

George Petasis, Research Associate at the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications at NCSR “Demokritos”

AI has ended up being self-reflection, so that we can discuss what parts we can improve and how we can overcome racism, biases, but also intercultural changes.

George Giannakopoulos Bio

George Giannakopoulos, Artificial Intelligence Research Fellow at NCSR “Demokritos”, Co-Founder of SciFY PNPC

*The opinions expressed by Dialogues participants, whether representing officially institutions and organizations or themselves, on events, articles, or other audiovisual media are solely their own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) or iMEdD. Speakers’ remarks are made freely, without prior guidance or intervention from the team.