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WonderLEARN

A NEW DAWN FOR CORPORATE EDUCATION

June 6th - 7th, 2019

Lessons from 2018

Which Direction Will AI take?

Like all technology, AI is neither good nor bad. But like all technology, AI is not neutral.

Vittorio Di Tomaso

Long Story Short

What is Boston Dynamics?

The robotic dogs from the “Metalhead” episode of Black Mirror aired in 2017 are not entirely the fruit of the imagination of its screenwriters: very similar four-legged robots are actually one of the most cutting-edge products of Boston Dynamics, a company which is making your most terrifying robotic nightmares come true.

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Advertising is Changing.

Where Art Thou My Brand?

When did brands go from an acquaintance to a life partner? Changes in technology, consumer behavior, and consciousness are to blame.

Davide Bartolucci

Machines Making Music

Black Metal AI

As part of our collaboration with Die Graphische, student Valentin Haring writes how music and technology have interacted over the past decades – interviewing DADABOTS, who use machine learning to make music, on what this means for the art today.

Martin Drexler

Darkside

Life Inside the Gilded Cage

The first in our Darkside essay series examines how mass surveillance and the manipulating of data are blurring the lines between sci-fi dystopias and reality.

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It is Not as You Think

INSIDE THE FILTER BUBBLE

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.

Tamás Dávid-Barrett

The esports generation is rising

ONE DAY GAMERS WILL BE OLD

With audience sizes the likes of which the world has never seen, what does esports mean for our cultures, societies, and intergenerational relationships? Today, it may seem that we are at the beginning of a long winding road, but this road is decades-old in its paving.

Andrea Di Mario & Francesco Salonia

Startup Story

An Image Paints A Thousand Data

We sat down and spoke to Juliette Debois, Heuritech's Customer Success Manager to understand how the startup allows brands to better communicate, and connect, with their customer base.

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Why Corporates Are Often Disappointed By Startups

Open Irritation

On paper, the disappointment experienced by corporations when they undergo open innovation is dismaying – yet the solution to this problem is already well within the corporate's reach.

Robert Neivert

Long Story Short

What is the Future of Sex?

Sex and the ways in which we become intimate are changing, but for better or for worse?

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Or is it already dead?

Banking is Dying

The ways in which we relate ourselves to wealth is being contorted in distinctly different ways. The march of technological change is disrupting how we view banks themselves, new faces on the scene look to revamp the industry entirely and shifts in customer behaviours are forcing wealth management services to undergo an existential crisis in what they offer. How will this play out? Let's find out.

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Putting the Human back into Human Resources

Employees Are Not Assets

How can Human Resources continue to justify its name when it is repeatedly characterized by figures, statistics, and testing? In short, it can’t, but there is another way.

Lucy Adams