Top Risks For 2023

Weapons of Mass Disruption

It has been predicted that this year will be the “tipping point for disruptive technology’s role in society”. A new form of AI, generative AI, will be released and an update to the large language model GPT-3 will release GPT-4. These advances will represent a step change in AI’s potential to manipulate people and create political chaos.

  • There is a potential that AI could be weaponized for narrow political gain. Though technological advances will create structural advantages for political leaders.
  • Tech tools may also be an agent of destruction to countries like Russia and China.
  • AI advancements will also have implications beyond politics, as every company will contend with new reputational risks.