ChatGPT: AI is here, and it’s coming for your job ? (good read by Alex Mitchell)

via New York Post (made me think!) “So promising are ChatGPT's capabilities that Microsoft — amid laying off 10,000 people — has announced a multiyear, multibillion-dollar investment in the revolutionary technology, which is growing smarter by the day. And the rise of machines leaves many well-paid workers vulnerable, experts warn. “AI is replacing the white-collar workers. I don’t […]

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Do we need to act to preempt a Generative AI Monopoly? (must read via Diane Coyle, PS)

read more via Project Syndicate “ChatGPT, the new artificial intelligence chatbot developed by the San Francisco-based research laboratory OpenAI, has taken the world by storm. Already hailed as a milestone in the evolution of so-called large language models (LLMs), the world’s most famous generative AI raises important questions about who controls this nascent market and whether these […]

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Some funny images of people trying ChatGPT3 (and a video reel of some fake Donald Trump speeches)

trump chatgpt

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Here is the video from my very special GerdTalks live-stream show on ChatGPT January 30, 2023

NOTE: This announcement text below was actually written by ChatGPT, as well (with some human modifications by myself), and the amazing Sudowrite was used for finetuning the overall text. The world seems to be on the brink of a seismic shift, as businesses and individuals alike are starting to tap into Generative AI models like […]

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Join me for a very special GerdTalks live-stream show on ChatGPT January 30, 2023!

NOTE: This announcement text was actually written by ChatGPT, as well (with some human modifications by myself), and the amazing Sudowrite was used for finetuning the overall text. Join me on LinkedIn or Youtube to comment or ask questions. January 30, Monday, 9am PST, 5pm UK, 6pm CET, 9pm Dubai, 10.30 pm India… More at […]

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Video from my very special GerdTalks live-stream show on ChatGPT January 30, 2023

NOTE: This announcement text was actually written by ChatGPT, as well (with some human modifications by myself), and the amazing Sudowrite was used for finetuning the overall text. The world seems to be on the brink of a seismic shift, as businesses and individuals alike are starting to tap into Generative AI models like Dalle-2, […]

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From Doom & Gloom to Optimism & Hope: A guest post by William E. Halal

From Doom & Gloom to Optimism & Hope, by William E. Halal, (PhD); The TechCast Project and George Washington University. Bill is a like-minded thinker, friend and fellow futurist, based in Washington DC. Check out his latest must-read book ‘Beyond Knowledge‘, and the video / live-stream event we did together last year. TechCast Research takes on […]

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Re-branding the future: A special guest post by Chris Nolan; The Good Future Project

To start the ball rolling, we have created “The Good Future Project”, a consortium and coalition of futurists and thought leaders with the ambitious mission to re-brand the future. Like the song says, “Start spreading the news.”

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The Good Future Project: a conversation with Mathias Sundin (Warp News) and Gerd Leonhard

This is the latest episode in my #goodfutureproject series of conversations, with special guest Mathias Sundin; CEO of Warp News. “If someone said ”you are worthless” several times a day, how would it affect you? It would probably make you feel pretty lousy. Now think of the news media that you and everyone else consume. […]

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New Video: The Good Future Project: A Conversation with Tzeporah Berman *FossilFuelTreaty.org and Gerd Leonhard

Just a few days ago, I had a really thoughtful and informative conversation with the @FossilFuelTreaty chair women Tzeporah Berman covering #climatechange #cop27 and the future of the fossil fuel industry, among many other topics. This video is the first in a new series I've started as part of my latest initiative, the Good Future […]

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My film “Twice upon a Time”: New edit with only the Good 2030!

This is a special new edit of my recent film Twice Upon a Time see https://www.futuristgerd.com/sharing/... and https://youtu.be/BanqTNbTotU We received a lot of feedback about the 'lousy 2030' part being a bit too long and dystopian so we figured we'd also offer a new edit that features only the good 2030 aka #thegoodfuture :) I hope you enjoy this version; if so, please be sure to subscribe and share it widely! This film is a passionate call for action to everyone - we must act now to ensure the good future. Our attitude contains our future, and the choices we make today create our future. We are to be architects of the future - not its victims (Buckminster Fuller).

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Can a frequent flyer tax could solve aviation’s carbon challenge?

“The global aviation industry is responsible for about 2.5 per cent of the world’s carbon emissions – a bigger contribution than Australia – and if the aviation industry was a country, it would be one of the world’s 10 worst polluters. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines were scrambling to adopt various measures to combat emissions […]

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Talking Across Differences: A Paradigm for Raising Consciousness. Guest post by Bill Halal

By William E. Halal, The TechCast Project, George Washington University This article focuses on one of the great challenges facing all of us today – how can we resolve the raging conflicts fomented by social media? Conflict has always been a problem, but the digital revolution has raised it into one of the great challenges of […]

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Today is a big day! Announcing The Good Future Project: Gerd Leonhard, Futurist and Founder

The Good Future Project: we have 10 years to make it happen!

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The Metaverse: Good or Evil? Introducing a brand-new and exciting speaker package with Futurists Calum Chace and Gerd Leonhard

calum chace and gerd leonhard debate the metaverse

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What You Need to Know Episode #3: Why we should be optimistic about the future. New video by futurist Gerd Leonhard.

What kind of future do we want for our children? What kind of ancestor will we be? So you may ask: How do we maintain HOPE and a positive outlook in a world that (right now, in August 2022) seems to go from bad to worse - climate emergency, war, inflation, food crises, energy crises, fake news, disinformation and the global decline of democracy. Yet, riffing off Kevin Kelly's protopia I derive hope from the fact that while our problems seem to be increasing, our capacity to deal with them is increasing even faster.

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New Podcast: Speaking across differences – Futurists Bill Halal and Gerd Leonhard

gerd leonhard and bill halal podcast on speaking across differences

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Is Degrowth a useful approach to combat global warming and for designing “The Good Future”?

One could argue (and many have) that the solution to global warming would be to radically stop anything that creates more CO2, such as flying (or traveling, in general), eating meat, going to work in an office (i.e. work IRL rather than virtual), and so on. In fact, this is one of the key themes […]

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The Future of Education: STEM & HECI (Humanity, Ethics, Creativity, Imagination). A short explanation (video)

The end of routine is coming, but it's NOT the end of human work. If we focus on what only humans can do - the human-only skills, traits and mindsets.

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Must-watch video: Futurist Gerd Leonhard Explains: Nature Deficit Disorder & Digital Obesity

Many people have asked me to explain what nature deficit disorder is, and what I mean when I speak about digital obesity. So I made this short video!

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