Archive for December, 2016

You Need to Practice Being Your Future Self

“Here’s the key: You need to spend time on the future even when there are more important things to do in the present and even when there is no immediately apparent return to your efforts. In other words — and this is the hard part — if you want to be productive, you need to spend time doing things that feel ridiculously unproductive.”

You Need to Practice Being Your Future Self
https://hbr.org/2016/03/you-need-to-practice-being-your-future-self
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From The New York Times Magazine: The Great A.I. Awakening

A great article contributed by Gideon Lewis-Kraus to the New York Times Magazine on December 14, 2016, featuring the sub-title: “How Google used artificial intelligence to transform Google Translate, one of its more popular services — and how machine learning is poised to reinvent computing itself.” It starts with

Interview with Gerd Leonhard: Innovation with a Higher Purpose (via AESC)

Issue # 8 of the «Executive Talent Magazine» of AESC Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants published an interview with Gerd Leonhard followed by an exclusive print of Chapter 1 of his latest book “Technology vs. Humanity“. Excerpt: “How soon can we expect automation