Podcast: Tim Dasey on education and the workplace in the AI era

Does the workplace need to adapt in the AI era? We discussed this and more with author Tim Dasey.

Tim Dasey has spent 30 years at MIT working on national security programs. He recently wrote Wisdom Factories: AI, Games, and the Education of a Modern Worker.

We talked about:

  • the need to adapt the education system for the AI era;
  • experiential learning techniques;
  • wisdom skills vs. narrow expertise;
  • prompt engineering and big picture problem solving;
  • the utility of standardized testing;
  • how the right and left brain influence behavior;
  • why regulating technology in the past was easier;
  • the challenges of regulating AI; and
  • a dystopian or utopian future?

A transcript for this podcast is available here.