Artificial intelligence vs. artificial stupidity? Wed, 13th December 2023, 8:00 pm Geist Heidelberg, In dialogue It took Facebook or WhatsApp over four years, ChatGPT managed it within two months: 100 million users. This run has subsided. With the personal tests, users experienced sobering results – the fascination gave way to shaking their heads at the unsatisfactory performance in everyday life, many words without meaning. Is this disillusionment fair? Doesn’t artificial intelligence (AI) provide incredible services within science? Simulated worlds in cosmology, protein folding in biology, the exploration of the universe and of life – without AI it would be unthinkable. This panel discusses the potential and risks of AI as well as a sustainable design for our future. Despite all our admiration for AI, people should not belittle themselves. Thinking for ourselves is more important than ever. With: Dr. Henning Beck, born in 1983, is a German science slammer and author on biochemistry and neuroscience. He was awarded the German Science Slam Champion title in 2012. N.N. Editor’s note: Further guests had not yet been confirmed at the time of going to press. As part of the International Science Festival – Geist Heidelberg Hint Unfortunately, the planned event "Artificial Intelligence vs. Artificial Stupidity?" on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at the DAI Heidelberg, has to be postponed. A new date will be announced as soon as possible. Tickets that have already been purchased remain valid or can be returned to the respective advance booking office where they were purchased.