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Innovations in AI and Higher Education, with Reid Hoffman and Nicholas B. Dirks
27 Mar 2024


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    Join author Reid Hoffman and the Academy’s CEO Nicholas B. Dirks for a discussion about the potential of AI, especially the powerful Large Language Models like GPT-4, in shaping the future of education, business, and creativity—and Hoffman’s new book, Impromptu: Amplifying Our Humanity Through AI.

    Through this interactive exploration, readers witness a compelling vision of the future, where AI becomes not a threat but a transformative partner, unlocking the full potential of humanity. Impromptu is an invitation to join the conversation on shaping our collaborative journey into an AI-powered destiny. Explore solutions, navigate uncertainties, and contribute to the evolving narrative of humanity’s partnership with GPT-4.

    The discussion will also focus on the state of higher education in the US, in conjunction with the release of Nick Dirks’ newest book, City of Intellect: The Uses and Abuses of the University.

    About the Author

    Reid Hoffman is the co-founder of LinkedIn, co-founder of Inflection AI, and a partner at Greylock. He currently serves on the boards of companies such as Aurora, Coda, Convoy, Entrepreneur First, Joby, Microsoft, Nauto, and Neeva. He also serves on nonprofit boards, such as Kiva, Endeavor, CZI Biohub, New America, Berggruen Institute, Opportunity@Work, the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI, the MacArthur Foundation’s Lever for Change, and The New York Academy of Sciences.

    He is the host of the podcasts Masters of Scale and Possible. He is the co-author of four best-selling books: The Startup of You, The Alliance, Blitzscaling, and Masters of Scale. He earned a master’s degree in philosophy from Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar and a bachelor’s degree with distinction in symbolic systems from Stanford University.


    The event is open for registration.