Disclosure: IBM is a client of the author.
IBM this week announced watsonx at Think, and it has the potential to be a generative AI standout. That’s important because generative AI has hit the tech industry like a Mack truck and appears to be advancing at an unbelievable rate. Just as quickly, well-founded concerns about the quality of the massive training set behind it have emerged. First, the technology is very new to most people and the risks surrounding it aren’t well known. And second, we still don’t know how to ensure that what’s produced by generative AI tools is accurate.