Category: Democracy

New podcast with Matt Ward: Megashifts, AI and Why the Future is More Unknowable than Ever

read more here You can listen right here on iTunes In our wide-ranging conversation, we cover many things, including: The evolution of AI and dangers of AGI Why Europe has to lead the way on privacy, data and consumer rights Why Gerd believes we need a moratorium on the future of artificial general intelligence The problem ...

6 exciting new videos with short excerpts from a recent keynote on Technology & Humanity, Big Data, Digital Ethics, Singularity, Skills of the Future and more!

Thanks to Netapp for inviting me to speak and for making the video footage available!  Download all videos as MP4 files via the GerdCloud. Subscribe to my Youtube channel. Check out my book Technology vs Humanity. Machines that can THINK, LEARN? AI? With an IQ of 100.000? Digital Ethics is the #1 ...

Technology, Humanity, AI… and The Future of Politics (Die Welt essay by Tim Renner and Gerd Leonhard, translated from German)

Read the original version at Die Welt (paywall), or via the brand-new Renner/Leonhard site Thanks to Tim Cole for helping with this translation. Stand up, damned of the Earth! Tomorrow is on its way, and it’ll be here faster than many of us may think. Sure, we don’t see many robots passing us in ...

Tim Renner & Gerd Leonhard Beitrag in „Die Welt”. Wacht auf! Mensch, Technologie und die Zukunft der Politik (MIT VIDEO) German / French

Erschienen am 11.8.2018 in DIE WELT (Achtung: Paywall).  Post auf RennerLeonhard.com ansehen. FRENCH translation by Goethe Institut Kanada Update: jetzt mit Video; Science Fiction wird zu Science Fact Von Tim Renner und Gerd Leonhard Wacht auf, Verdammte dieser Erde! Die Zukunft kommt. Sie kommt sogar sehr schnell. Zwar sehen wir noch keine Roboter auf der ...

Yes I did #DeleteFacebook: Futurist Gerd Leonhard’s take. So would a paid-for, non-commercial platform be a better solution?

As of march 23, 2018, I am no longer active on Facebook and will be deleting my profile and all related pages in the next 2 weeks. Why? For me, the current Cambridge Analytica debacle is the straw that broke the camel’s back – enough is enough! Facebook can no longer be ...

Ein Podcast mit Tim Renner und Gerd Leonhard zum Thema Facebook und Politik – Podcast with Tim Renner (in German)

#deletefacebook – ist das wirklich die Lösung oder braucht es nicht vielmehr einen totalen Reset wie soziale Medien und andere globale Internet Plattformen unsere Daten nutzen dürfen…eine Art von “Statebook” der Bundesrepublik Deutschland? Hier diskutieren der Autor und Futurist Gerd Leonhard und der Musik Manager und ehemalige Berliner Kultur-Staatssekretär Tim Renner über Facebook.   Renner Leonhard Podcast Facebooks ...

Farhad Manjoo: For Two Months, I Got My News From Print Newspapers: real life is slow, technology is fast :)

  “Real life is slow; it takes professionals time to figure out what happened, and how it fits into context. Technology is fast. Smartphones and social networks are giving us facts about the news much faster than we can make sense of them, letting speculation and misinformation fill the gap. It has ...

Slide-deck from my presentation at Mayo Clinic Rochester: 2017 Rewoldt Lecture: the future of technology and democracy

Here it is – big thanks to the Rewoldt family for supporting this event, and to the Mayo Clinic for bringing me here! mayo clinic gerd leonhard rewoldt lecture technology democracy the future PUBLIC low res  17MB PDF  

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