Steam Engine Time
Generative AI isn't the biggest thing since the Web - it's the cognitive equivalent of the steam engine, multiplying human intelligence just as the steam engine multiplied human (and animal) muscle power. Cranky, unreliable, even dangerous, the early age of steam has a lot to teach us of these early days of Generative AI...
Mark Pesce co-invented the technology for 3D on the Web - laying the foundations for the metaverse - has written eight books, including Augmented Reality: Unboxing Tech’s Next Big Thing, was for seven years a judge on the ABC's The New Inventors, founded postgraduate programs at the University of Southern California and the Australian Film Television and Radio School, holds an honorary appointment at Sydney University, is a multiple-award-winning columnist for The Register, pens another column for COSMOS Weekly, and is professional futurist and public speaker.
Pesce hosts both the award-winning 'The Next Billion Seconds' and 'This Week in Startups Australia’ podcasts, and, with VRML co-inventor Tony Parisi, recently released the highly-praised series “A Brief History of the Metaverse”. Pesce brings his skills as a futurist and bridge-builder to global organisations such as the G20 and World Bank, while mentoring startups working at technology’s bleeding edge.