Tinder and the Dawn of the Dating Apocalypse

“One dimension of this is the impact it has on men’s psychology. When there is a surplus of women, or a perceived surplus of women, the whole mating system tends to shift towards short-term dating. Marriages become unstable. Divorces increase. Men don’t have to commit, so they pursue a short-term mating strategy. Men are making that shift, and women are forced to go along with it in order to mate at all.””

Tinder and the Dawn of the Dating Apocalypse
https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2015/08/tinder-hook-up-culture-end-of-dating
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The World’s Smartest People Speak on Artificial Intelligence

“The famed 74-year-old theoretical physicist, author and pioneer of black hole physics believes AI could be both miraculous and catastrophic, calling it (along with several other noteworthy scientists) “the biggest event in human history,” helping wipe out war, disease and poverty. But with its potential to grow so explosively it could wind up “outsmarting financial markets, out-inventing human researchers, out-manipulating human leaders, and developing weapons we cannot even understand,” Hawkings cautions that it could also potentially be “the last [event in our history], unless we learn how to avoid the risks.””

The World's Smartest People Speak on Artificial Intelligence
https://time.com/4278790/smart-people-ai/
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Rich and powerful warn robots are coming for your jobs

“Technology has not only done away with low-wage, low-skill jobs, some of the more than 700 speakers said. They cited robots operating trucks in some Australian mines; corporate litigation software replacing employees with advanced degrees who used to sift through thousands of documents prior to trials; and on Wall Street, the automation of jobs previously done by bankers with MBAs or PhDs.”

Rich and powerful warn robots are coming for your jobs
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-employment-milken-robots-idUSKCN0XV02L
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Technology vs Humanity: my new book is coming in late May 2016. For now, watch this short film on #techvshuman.

This film marks the beginning of a new period for me, with much of my future work focusing on the topic of how exponential technological changes are changing what and who we are, as humans, where this is going in the next 15 years, and what we need to do, TODAY, to make sure that these changes will indeed be beneficial to us.

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How much do YOU believe in technology? A short video excerpt from my keynote at Global Leadership Summit 2015

This is a short excerpt of my talk on ‘a new relationship of man and machine’ at the Global Leadership Summit / London Business School

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