IGT Presents Future-Forward, Growth-Driving Solutions at the 11th EL Congress and Trade Show
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PRESENTED at SMART-TECH MIAMI 2023
Large language models seem startlingly intelligent. But what’s really happening under the hood?
The sudden emergence of ChatGPT and other similar chatbots has produced a wave of urgent questions. Do these A.I. tools contain a form of intelligence or consciousness that rivals our own? Will they take our jobs, upend our economy, and even one day threaten our lives? It’s tempting to entertain the gloomiest of doomsday predictions, but, as the writer and computer scientist Cal Newport points out today, “If we treat these new artificial-intelligence tools as mysterious black boxes,” we can’t begin to predict what future they might portend. And so Newport takes us on a thorough, deeply engaging, and only slightly mind-bending tour inside the black box to explain how software like ChatGPT works, what it might achieve, and, perhaps most important, why it doesn’t “represent an alien intelligence with which we must now learn to coexist.”
Ryan Mindell, Deputy Executive Director, Texas Lottery, was the perfect person to lead a panel focused on taking immediate action to maximize short-term results.
For this discussion, he was joined by:
Gary Grief, Executive Director, Texas Lottery
James Carey, Executive Director, New Jersey Lottery
Maxwell Goldstein, Vice President Sales Americas, Carmanah Signs
Sarah Taylor, Executive Director, Hoosier Lottery
Brad Thompson, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Pollard Banknote