Is AI a danger for Humanity? Well… it’s complicated!
In an interesting display of “Yes, No, It’s complicated”, three Indian researchers reflect whether AI is a danger for humanity. In the YES-camp, the key argument evolves around the almost exclusive focus of AI on one particular aspect of human beings: the calculative capacity. The result are (artificial) intelligences at the service of corporations with … Continue reading "Is AI a danger for Humanity? Well… it’s complicated!"Read more
The very first edition of my Digital Ethics newsletter is now available!
This is a new collaboration with TFA’s new curator PeterVan. Subscribe here. Read the first issue here.Read more
New video excerpt from my keynote at Netapp Insight 2018: with great power comes great responsibility #digitalethics
Download these videos via gerd.cloud Watch the complete keynote on my Youtube channel Netapp 2018-Gerd-Leonhard-Futurist-Gerd-on-Stage-Power-And-Responsibility. 50MB MP4 downloadRead more
New podcast with Matt Ward: Megashifts, AI and Why the Future is More Unknowable than Ever
read more here You can listen right here on iTunes In our wide-ranging conversation, we cover many things, including: The evolution of AI and dangers of AGI Why Europe has to lead the way on privacy, data and consumer rights Why Gerd believes we need a moratorium on the future of artificial general intelligence The … Continue reading "New podcast with Matt Ward: Megashifts, AI and Why the Future is More Unknowable than Ever"Read more
The currency of humanity (Joi Ito’s Practice of Change)
In late 2018, Joi Ito, Director MIT Media Lab presented his draft Phd. dissertation on the “Practice of Change“. Organised in 6 chapters, he articulates how to intervene in complex systems. It’s a fascinating, long and deep read on how to keep our humanity at heart in this fast changing world. What is refreshing in … Continue reading "The currency of humanity (Joi Ito’s Practice of Change)"Read more