Listen (and win): Jamie Susskind on regulation of AI

Panopticon Podcast, Episode 3: Regulation of AI (featuring Jamie Susskind)

Thanks to all who attended, contributed and gave feedback at our 2024 Conference yesterday. As a consolation for those who couldn’t make it – and to ease the withdrawal symptoms of those who did – we are happy to present the latest episode of the Panopticon Podcast, featuring Jamie Susskind on the regulation of AI.

As advances in AI technology continue apace, existing legal tools are struggling to keep up. Meanwhile, the Government has issued its consultation response on the pro-innovation approach to AI regulation, and the EU has just passed its AI Act. Jamie Susskind (author of The Digital Republic and Future Politics) speaks to Leo Davidson about the pressing need for leaders to get to grips with the social impact of AI and analyses the steps which have been taken to date.

Be sure to listen out for a reference to one of the great sages of the modern era, with personal experience of the dangers of unregulated technology: Derek Zoolander. If you recognise it, email the reference and time-stamp to by the end of next week to be entered into our prize draw to win a signed copy of Jamie’s latest book, The Digital Republic. (See below for T&Cs and privacy notice.)

Congratulations in the meantime to Jerin John who won our competition from Episode 2 by spotting the quotation from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (“You get nothing, you lose, good day sir!”). You won! You did it!

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Terms and conditions

  1. Any email which is received to the email inbox which contains the correct reference and time-stamp (as judged by 11KBW) and is received before 11:59pm on 22 March 2024 (“a qualifying email”) will be entered into the prize draw.
  2. One qualifying email will be selected at random from all of the qualifying emails. The email which is selected at random will be the “winning email”.
  3. The sender of the winning email (“Winner”) may nominate one recipient of a signed copy of The Digital Republic by Jamie Susskind (“Prize”). The Winner must provide a postal address for the Prize to be delivered to.
  4. In the event that the Winner for any reason cannot accept the Prize, another qualifying email will be selected at random, and so on.
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