Archive for June, 2015

How Successful People Beat Stress – via Quartz

A big step in managing stress and anxiety involves stopping negative self-talk in its tracks. The more you ruminate on negative thoughts, the more power you give them. Most of our negative thoughts are just that—thoughts, not facts. Just a little reminder to help you

The End of Work

What does the “end of work” mean, exactly? It does not mean the imminence of total unemployment, nor is the United States remotely likely to face, say, 30 or 50 percent unemployment within the next decade. Rather, technology could exert a slow but continual downward

AI: not replacing, but augmenting, empowering humans

Leonhard addressed software architects here and made a presentation on ‘AI as utility – 2020: Observations and foresights,’ hosted by Envestnet India…Humanity will change more in the next 20 years than in the previous 300 years, he said. Read more from The Hindu Business Line

Robots & Basic Income

Work and income still go together, which is why we find it so hard to imagine people working for no money, or for the common good, or to get out and meet people. But as new platforms like Amazon, Airbnb or Uber allow more of

Is a ‘Jobless Future’ Possible?

The way Hod Lipson describes his Creative Machines Lab captures his ambitions: “We are interested in robots that create and are creative.”… So, is a ‘jobless future’ what technology has in store for humanity? The short answer of this article is: nobody knows. A jobless

Culture Drives Innovation

With this month’s announcement that the European Union is investigating Amazon for possible anticompetitive behavior in the sale of e-books, antitrust fervor in Europe seems to have hit fever pitch. Apple, Google and Facebook are all subjects of investigation, and Amazon is now the focus

What Will Be Our First AI Catastrophe?

The Technological Singularity, which you’ve probably heard of before, is the advent of recursively improving greater-than-human artificial general intelligence (or artificial superintelligence), or the development of strong AI (human-like artificial general intelligence). More importantly, will we have established the ethical laws required to mitigate the

Millennials will determine the future of sports

The coaches say that they have learned more about technology from players than they thought possible. The biggest advancement, defensive-line coach Scott Brown said, is that the younger players have been raised in an NFL where practice tape can be downloaded to tablets before meetings,

CHART: The Internet Will Win Over All Other Media

According to data published by ZenithOptimedia this week, people around the world now spend more than eight hours a day consuming media, with the Internet taking up an increasingly large chunk of total media consumption. Read more from Statista You will find more statistics at