Voice of the Future: Exploring AI, Speech Tech, Ethics, and Regulations | A conversation with Nigel Cannings | Redefining Society with Marco Ciappelli
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Guest/s Name ✨Nigel Cannings, CTO at Intelligent Voice [@intelligentvox]
Bio ✨Nigel Cannings is the CTO at Intelligent Voice. He has over 25 years' experience in both Law and Technology, is the founder of Intelligent Voice Ltd and a pioneer in all things voice. Nigel is also a regular speaker at industry events such as NVIDIA GTC and holds multiple patents in Speech, NLP and Confidential Computing technologies. He is an Industrial Fellow at the University of East London.
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Host: Marco Ciappelli, Co-Founder at ITSPmagazine [@ITSPmagazine] and Host of Redefining Society Podcast
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Nigel Cannings, a lawyer and AI and Speech Technology expert, unravels the complexities of artificial intelligence, providing insights into ethics, regulation, and the human connection to technology in this captivating episode.
In a world bursting at the seams with technology and information, the clash between the marvel of innovation and the ethical boundaries of creativity is becoming an increasingly prominent discussion. Welcome to the Redefining Society Podcast, hosted by Marco Ciappelli, where today's conversation delves into the complexity of artificial intelligence, speech technology, and the moral dilemmas that come with our pursuit of the unknown.
As a co-founder of ITSPmagazine Podcast Network and an observer of technology's impact on society, I, Marco Ciappelli, find myself at the epicenter of this intriguing debate, steering conversations that push the boundaries and challenge the status quo. With this particular episode, we embark on a journey guided by the wisdom of Nigel Cannings, an AI expert and speech tech specialist, whose story interweaves the excitement of technological breakthroughs with the ethical questions that surround them.
Nigel's extensive knowledge in AI, particularly in speech technology, sheds light on both the potential and the pitfalls of this exciting field. His hands-on experience ranging from detecting vulnerable customers and spotting fraud to grappling with biases in AI paints a comprehensive picture that doesn't shy away from the darker corners of technology. His background in law and his transition into technology add layers to a dialogue that is as fascinating as it is pertinent.
In our conversation, Nigel and I explore the unseen worlds of voice scams, deep fakes, and the revolutionary growth of AI models. We discuss the ethics of AI, touching upon copyright issues, technology advancement, and the human element in the loop of data collection. We probe the question of fraud, the need for regulation, and the very essence of what it means to create something that appears intelligent.
As I converse with Nigel, we drift between utopian visions and dystopian scenarios, yet the focus remains on the here and now. Where have we come from, and where are we going? How did we reach this point of sudden explosion in AI, and what does it truly mean for humanity? Is this a paradigm shift or merely a fleeting innovation?
Our exchange exposes uncomfortable truths, such as the exploitation of workers in AI development and the blurred lines of legal boundaries. Yet, through the dialogue, we find shared dreams, a thirst for understanding, and a passion for unraveling the entangled web of ethics, technology, and human experience.
So join us, dear listeners, as we delve into an episode that promises to be both enlightening and provocative. If you've ever pondered the impact of AI on your life or the moral complexities that come with innovation, this episode is for you. Let us redefine society together, exploring the intersection of technology, cybersecurity, and humanity.
Your curiosity is the key, and the conversation has just begun. Subscribe, share, and stay tuned for a dialogue that promises to provoke, challenge, and inspire. Welcome to the Redefining Society Podcast.
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