Tackling climate change
The methane once trapped into the tundra ice is evaporating. New York City, Jakarta and Venice are struggling against the sinking. Rainfalls, flooding and hurricanes are hitting the most vulnerable regions of the planet. Without a global political action, there is very little we can do to avoid an ecological catastrophe.
On the anthropology of Artificial Intelligence
When we talk about Artificial Intelligence, we tend to think of technology and technique. But if we truly want to understand something about it, we should put the ethical issue first.
10 Reflections on the Impact of Artificial Intelligence
AI, with machine learning and robotics, has become omnipresent in daily life and across headlines. While innovators are ravishing that it can put an end to nearly all of humanity’s problems – with data and machines making all our decisions in the future – at the same time, the public debate about the impact of these technologies is often fundamentally pessimistic: painting a picture of superintelligent machines taking over the world to dominate and eventually eradicate the human race.
Future in the making
Generation Z and Generation Alpha will be different from us. The responsibility that they put in front of us is great: We have to shape their minds and then invest money in their ideas.
Quantum & Consciousness
Over the last four human generations, our society has experienced two defining shifts - to analog, then to digital. Could a third shift be on the horizon?
Why Corporates Are Teaching Their Employees to Be Kids again
What does it mean when the skills we seek today in our preparation for tomorrow are the same as the ones we all held yesterday? Put succinctly – this is what we call the educational chasm.
The more we explore AI, the more we are exposed to new philosophical questions that challenge our values and beliefs: Do we actually have free will? Are we simply an organism that runs algorithms?
Research shows that one of the most important sources of competitive advantage is a company’s overall corporate learning strategy. A robust corporate learning strategy focuses on deep expertise development, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and the continuous reinforcement of expertise as a central to success.
It is Not as You Think
Our societies are becoming more and more composed of groups of non-kin, like-minded people, generating non-traditional network structures that end up polarizing our perception of the word. Social media are often pointed at as the cause of these “filter bubbles”, while they merely highlight a trend that has an entirely different origin.