Archive for September, 2016

Gerd Leonhard’s latest book ‘Technology vs. Humanity’ out now !

The evening of September 8 saw a successful book launch of Gerd Leonhard‘s latest publication “Technology vs. Humanity” at the CASS Business School in Central London. After a cordial welcome by Fast Future Publishing, Gerd Leonhard introduced his book to the audience and press, followed

Video: Gerd Leonhards Keynote at the Mercedes Benz Vans Innovation Campus

At Mercedes Benz’ media event “Mercedes Benz Vans Innovation Campus” yesterday in Stuttgart, Gerd Leonhard’s keynote was streamed live (first half of the clip). The keynote’s topic form part of Gerd Lenhard’s latest book “Technology vs. Humanity“: “Embrace technology but don’t become it. Radical human

Replacing Humans: Uber Begins Its Endgame (via Motherboard)

“Taxi drivers have spent the last few years begging local governments around the world to put an end to the threat of unregulated ridesharing.” Jason Koebler wrote an alarming article about robot taxis a few weeks ago on Motherboard. “We all know that sooner or later, human

Always at your service: Digital Assistants (via Statista)

Think Siri, Cortana, Alexa, et al. Data Journalist Felix Richter shows in his chart on Statista, published 26 August 2016, a forecast of an increasing number of virtual digital assistants. He writes: “According to market research firm Tractica, the use of virtual digital assistants (VDAs) is going to increase