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!"

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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.

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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 download

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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"

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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)"

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