New Podcast: Heaven or Hell – Futurist Gerd Leonhard on chapter 11 of “Technology vs. Humanity”

A new episode of our weekly podcast! Download the MP3: gerd and peter van podcast C11 TVH may12 55MB MP3 Check out the other podcasts, here. Subscribe on Spotify,  iTunes or Soundcloud. And as a special bonus… a ‘message from Gerd’ , below:) “Technology is not what we seek but how we seek” (audio-only version of this video)  

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Staying Human in the Face of Limitless Technology – new interview with Gerd Leonhard and Emily Miller, Netapp (video, as well)

Via the Netapp blog “With our growing dependence on artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and autonomous products, we face an erosion of basic skills as well as many deep questions about how this technology affects humankind. To explore this paradigm shift, NetApp’s VP of Brand and Influence, Emily Miller, recently sat down … Continue reading "Staying Human in the Face of Limitless Technology – new interview with Gerd Leonhard and Emily Miller, Netapp (video, as well)"

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Police Are Feeding Celebrity Photos into Facial Recognition Software to Solve Crimes

Police departments across the nation are generating leads and making arrests by feeding celebrity photos, CGI renderings, and manipulated images into facial recognition software. Read full Article

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My book Technology vs Humanity is now available in Chinese!

Really excited about that – purchase links to follow!  

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What does it mean to be human in the age of technology?

Meaningful collaboration between people and machines must not subvert human creativity, feeling and questioning over speed, profit and efficiency When I think about the future of human-machine interactions, two entwined anxieties come to mind. Read full Article

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