AI’s Pacman Effect

EP3 : The Energy Gobbler

2024 • 9M • 1 Season • Business • Technology


The carbon emissions that resulted from training GPT-3 were as high as 502 metric tonnes. That’s equal to driving 112 petrol powered cars for one year. OR driving 1 passenger vehicle for 2 million kilometers. The amount of fresh water that went into cooling the systems that processed this training was 700,000 litres. We take a closer look at the huge carbon footprint that Ai leaves behind.

Season 1

1. How Many More Jobs would be Gobbled
Episode 1 | 10min
2. Swallowing up Copyrights
Episode 2 | 11min
3. The Energy Gobbler
Episode 3 | 9min