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Elon Musk wants to enhance us as superhuman cyborgs to deal with superintelligent AI (madness imho)

  “But for Musk, the big concern is AI safety. “AI is obviously going to surpass human intelligence by a lot,” he says. “There’s some risk at that point that something bad happens, something that we can’t control, that humanity can’t control after that point — either a small group of ...

Technology vs. Humanity: a Forbes interview with Futurist /Author Gerd Leonhard

Thanks to Paul Armstrong for conducting this interview on my new book Technology vs. Humanity (pre-order via the site while the discount still applies:)).    Read this exclusive preview PDF about my book: Technology-vs.-Humanity Gerd Leonhard Preview Here are some of the best excerpts: “Technology is no longer just a tool we use to ...

Everything You Know About Artificial Intelligence is Wrong (good gizmodo read)

“NYU research psychologist Gary Marcus has said that “virtually everyone” who works in AI believes that machines will eventually overtake us: “The only real difference between enthusiasts and skeptics is a time frame.” Futurists like Ray Kurzweil think it could happen within a couple of decades, while others say it ...

Nice review of my work by CIO.co in Brazil (in Portuguese): comece já a olhar para 2020 e a preparar a sua empresa

By Cezar Turin  (thanks Cezar!) “Para olhar à frente quebrando o paradigma da visão linear sugiro ver também o excelente vídeo do futurista Gerd Leonhard no YouTube. É longo, cerca de 75 minutos, mas extremamente instigante. Um excelente investimento de tempo. Alguns comentários sobre a apresentação dele. Um ponto que chama atenção é ...

Frank Diana just published a great review and summary of my recent KPMG Exec Symposium talk on Automation and Robotics

READ MORE on Frank Diana’s blog:  At a recent KPMG Robotic Innovations event, Futurist and friend Gerd Leonhard delivered a keynote titled “The Digital Transformation of Business and Society: Challenges and Opportunities by 2020”. I highly recommend viewing the Video of his presentation. As Gerd describes, he is a Futurist focused on ...

Must read: the coming problem of our iPhones being more intelligent than us

The Coming Problem of Our iPhones Being More Intelligent Than Us https://singularityhub.com/2015/04/24/the-coming-problem-of-our-iphones-being-more-intelligent-than-us/ (via Instapaper)  by Vivek Wadhwa Kurzweil, a renowned futurist and the director of engineering at Google, now says that the hardware needed to emulate the human brain may be ready even sooner than he predicted — in around 2020 — using ...

My latest press release on Digital Ethics (in German)

Just went live on my German site.  English version via Google Translate All German-language press releases MEDIENMITTEILUNG Futurist Gerd Leonhards Top-Thema 2015 Die Notwendigkeit einer digitalen Ethik Basel, 13. Januar 2015 – Google verfolgt jeden unserer Schritte, Clicks und Mails. Ist das beängstigend oder nützlich? „Es ist beides. Da Technologie keine Ethik kennt und wir ...

Interesting Chart: NSA Monitoring Practices Face Stiff Opposition | Statista

• Chart: NSA Monitoring Practices Face Stiff Opposition | Statista. This is an interesting chart provided by Statista  – 3x as many people think this is OK in the US vs Germany. But even in the US, only 37% agree. It seems to me we have a bunch of really different world-views ...

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