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HomeEducationBreaking Down the AI Hype Cycle with Melissa Griffith and Dan Strafford

Breaking Down the AI Hype Cycle with Melissa Griffith and Dan Strafford

In our kickoff to Season 8 of Trending in Ed, host Mike Palmer welcomes Melissa Griffith and Dan Strafford again to the present to debate the 2023 Gartner Hype Cycle for Rising Applied sciences. We mirror on how the hype cycle framework could be utilized to know the trajectory of any new expertise or cultural phenomenon. We debate whether or not the present hype round AI will result in an “AI winter” as expectations aren’t met, or if funding and improvement will energy by any disillusionment based mostly partly on Eric Siegel’s HBR article on the subject. We discover how people can make the most of new AI instruments for enhanced productiveness, whereas additionally acknowledging considerations round impacts on human creativity and labor.  

For training, we contemplate learn how to finest train college students moral, applicable makes use of of AI as a supplemental instrument slightly than a crutch. We emphasize the necessity for continuous studying and flexibility in our present period of speedy technological change. General, we share some cautious optimism about driving out the “AI fog” to emerge with productivity-enhancing purposes. Don’t miss it!

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Episode References

Perri, L. (2023, August 23). 4 Thrilling New Traits within the Gartner Rising Applied sciences Hype Cycle. Gartner.

Siegel, E. (2023, June 2). The AI Hype Cycle Is Distracting Corporations. Harvard Enterprise Assessment.

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