• “Here’s Looking at You, Kid”
    Or "Hasta La Vista, Baby."
    “Here’s Looking at You, Kid”

    The latest research shows that if you look a robot in the “eye,” you will display similar reactions as when you look a human in the eye. But trust does not develop in this way.

  • Neurophilosophy and a Thought Model of AI-Inspired Leadership
    Neurophilosophy and a Thought Model of AI-Inspired Leadership

    How the humanities and natural sciences are working together to ensure that the coming AI revolution won’t be a disaster. And what organizations can learn from research progress today.

  • To Understand One of the Most Important Paradigm Shifts Ever, We Need a Radical Change of Mind-Set
    To Understand One of the Most Important Paradigm Shifts Ever, We Need a Radical Change of Mind-Set

    In contrast to classical physics, quantum theory – applied in physics, mechanics and biology – describes phenomena that are often counterintuitive to human thought. But the technology based on it will fundamentally change our world.

  • Smart and Smarter Cities
    Smart and Smarter Cities

    What Makes a Place Smart? It’s All About Infrastructure

  • The 9 Megatrends That Will Boost Your Organization’s Legs
    Some see an iceberg here, others see an inverted underwater mountain range.
    The 9 Megatrends That Will Boost Your Organization’s Legs

    One way or another.

  • The Case for Analog Skills in a Digital Age
    The Case for Analog Skills in a Digital Age

    Growing up digital is not exactly conducive to developing the very skills that technology cannot replace.

  • Thinking, Fast and Slow (and Artificial)
    Thinking, Fast and Slow (and Artificial)

    Daniel Kahneman’s book is becoming a blueprint for the latest AI research.

  • All About AI – Part 4: I Hear You
    "Hm. Not much has happened in the last half hour since I said 'Alexa, I'm hungry'..."
    All About AI – Part 4: I Hear You

    You may be talking a lot to your voice assistant on your phone or that home speaker you bought on Black Friday. It can be fun to engage in conversations with your chatbot – for a while. If only…

  • Bloody Hell!
    "Good morning, Mr. Schmidt. For cost reasons, Dr. Rob Ott suggests we forgo the local anesthetic. Of course, your insurance wouldn't have paid for it anyway."
    Bloody Hell!

    Robots have much to offer in the medical world, and can even carry out operations, but don’t worry: There’s still a surgeon behind their actions.

  • Education: Now Also a Company’s Business
    Education: Now Also a Company’s Business

    Employers say universities fail to adequately prepare people for jobs – and find they need to be more proactive as a result.