An interesting article on The Economist 1843 from November, written by Ian Leslie: “Tech companies use the insights of behaviour design to keep us returning to their products. But some of the psychologists who developed the science of persuasion are worried about how it is
Archive for November, 2016
A key message from my ‘Exponential Change’ film: anything that cannot be digitised or automated becomes extremely valuable !
… and that means HUMAN-ONLY skills and idiosyncrasies Watch the entire film below (4 mins). Download the film (300MB MP4) (OK to reuse under cerative commons attribution non-commercial license)
My comments on “What Black Mirror, Her and the near-future genre tell us about tomorrow” (TheGuardian)
I was recently interviewed by Noah Berlatsky and his piece just went online at TheGuardian “Taking after George Orwell and JG Ballard, some of the most prophetic and disturbing fiction about the near future continues to be made on TV and film…” Part of the reason
By Tim Cole* There is no doubt that false information and fake news sites on the Internet hugely influenced the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. There is no more appropriate figurehead for what the Economist in a recent title story called the “post-truth world”
Even the BAXTER bot enjoys reading my new book “Technology vs Humanity” (and a drone is delivering it)
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By Gerd Leonhard, Future-Thinker and Humanist, Zürich, Switzerland, November 7, 2016 IS IT Time to become exponentially human? Machines can increasingly mimic the human brain and may indeed soon outpace it in certain respects such as calculations per second or storage capacity. Yet I believe that