Human Futures and AI Articles

I am not a Robot – by Gerd Leonhard on AlleyWatch

Gerd Leonhard on AlleyWatch, October 26, 2016: “Maybe you recognize this title. Because if you’re spending time on planet Earth lately you will have noticed something. The internet is constantly asking us if we are still human. Because we are no longer alone. Robots are

Why Human Values can’t be taught to Artificial Intelligence (via Slate)

“How to be good” is how Adam Elkus titled his recent article published on Slate, touching an important topic. Quote: “Or, in other words, ‘computers can act intelligently to the degree that humans act mechanically.’ Lots of human activities (like voting, greeting, praying, shopping, or writing

How To Avoid Being Replaced By A Robot (via Fast Company)

Here’s a good read via FastCompany: “The fear of job loss due to automation is no longer relegated to only physical-labor manufacturing jobs and relatively simple transaction-based, customer-service workers (i.e., bank tellers, grocery store clerks, and travel agents). Companies are increasingly adopting sophisticated “cognitive” technologies across

Learning to live (on the future of learning)

This is a guest post by Rudy de Waele & Humberto Schwab, originally posted on Medium. Learning to live As new technological innovation is eating the world, the need to improve the connection between the academic and business world becomes dramatically urgent in order to

The evilification of Facebook: Gerd Leonhard about to quit Facebook!

The Futures Agency’s CEO Gerd Leonhard is thinking about leaving Facebook – and he needs your help in deciding this. “Facebook now generates 35% of my traffic to this site and my Youtube channel, yet I am seriously thinking about ending my posts and contributions to Facebook, and may delete my profile and my pages altogether.” Gerd