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Wild Wild Web

What the history of the Wild West teaches us about the future of the Digital Society By Tim Cole* When we think about the short, exciting history of the Internet, it helps to first think back to the events that shaped what we like to

Roboter sollen Steuern bezahlen wie jeder andere auch!

Roboter wollen deinen Job? Nicht wirklich, jedenfalls nicht, wenn du einen interessanten Job hast, denn Roboter sind nur gut bei Tätigkeiten, die ziemlich langweilig sind, weil es darum geht, immer nur stumpfsinnig den gleichen Handgriff zu wiederholen. Gut, es gibt Menschen, die müssen heut zutage

Europe is trapped in a loop of crisis after crisis (by Joschka Fischer)

A good read by Germany’s former Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer, recently published on the WEF blog. Quote: “Without a renewed vision of Europe and an effective approach to dealing with crises, the continent’s new (and old) nationalists will continue to gain in strength and jeopardize the

Talking About Robots leads to Talking About Basic Income (via Motherboard)

In his article on Motherboard, Wren Handyman points out the necessity to add “conversations about basic income, a government-funded salary given to every citizen” to discussions about robots. He wrote: “Artificial intelligence will do more than just create driverless cars. Take, for instance, food production.