Archive for January, 2017

Futurist Gerd Leonhard: Open letter to the Partnership on AI (take 2)

When machines have an IQ of 50,000, what happens to human values and ethics? By Gerd Leonhard  Futurist , Author Technology vs Humanity The partnership on AI has just announced some new members and a board of trustees, and Apple has finally joined Facebook, Google / Deep Mind,

The Future of Work: Navigating the Whitewater (via Pacific Standard)

In his article on the Pacific Standard, already in 2015 researcher, author, and lecturer John Seely Brown wrote: “Given this era of accelerating change, one in which the half-life of many skills can be as short as five years, corporate training centers no longer work;

Ajit Jaokar: How many cats does it need to identify a Cat?

In his article on Data Science Central of January 5, 2017, TFA Member and Futurist Ajit Jaokar asks the question: “How many cats does it need to identify a Cat?” “This question is in reference to Andrew Ng’s famous paper on Deep Learning,” write Ajit

Gerd Leonhard: Smart observations about the future (via Raconteur)

Gerd Leonhard was interviewed by Edwin Smith at Raconteur for the Digital Economy Special, published on January 19th,2017. An excerpt from his article » PDF: “[Gerd Leonhard] is optimistic about technology’s potential to usher in a new age of abundance – what some people have described as