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The Future of Tech Just Changed at VRTO--Here's Why That Matters to You

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.18.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

When Isaac Asimov penned the "Three Laws of Robotics" for a short story, it's safe to say he never imagined they would persist as guiding principles i...

'Pokemon Go' Is A Glimpse Of Our Augmented Reality Future

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.18.2016 | World

As every child knows, the world is a place of wonder, magic and adventure. A walk through the forest becomes a journey into the lair of an ancient dra...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: David Sable, Y&R

David Shing | Posted 07.14.2016 | Media
David Shing

"Cannes has changed a lot for the good. The promise of it was that it was about pure creativity, so you saw stuff that would win, but it might have ta...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Amanda Richman, Starcom

David Shing | Posted 07.12.2016 | Media
David Shing

"I am excited to see that we are starting to evolve from this marriage of creativity, technology and data, to experiences, into being more human again...

#FredinChina: Chinese man beats a machine in face recognition contest

Fred Raillard | Posted 07.12.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in ...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: David Bell, Advisor/Investor

David Shing | Posted 07.11.2016 | Media
David Shing

"When the dominos in front of you seem to be falling of their own accord, chase them. When it seems like you have to push them hard, go the other way....

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Deirdre McGlashan, MediaCom

David Shing | Posted 07.08.2016 | Media
David Shing

"When we stop being called digital people, we are actually going to have digital empowered marketing. It is the same thing about women and minorities ...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Bonin Bough, Mondelez International

David Shing | Posted 07.11.2016 | Media
David Shing

"People will tell you that 1 out of 5 minutes are spent on the Facebook feed, but the other 4 minutes are spent in messaging. And here we are at Canne...

Can A Machine Tell You How To Run Your Business?

Ian Mills | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
Ian Mills

A team of young entrepreneurs and software programmers from Australia have taken a bold step by launching what they claim is the world's first artificially intelligent business advisor.

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Ann Simonds, General Mills

David Shing | Posted 07.07.2016 | Media
David Shing

"Thank goodness we are at a place where all of the newness and discovery around how to reach whom on what device and at what time is starting to make ...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Matthew Luhn, Story Veteran, Pixar

David Shing | Posted 07.25.2016 | Media
David Shing

"People are always saying how important storytelling is, not just for film and TV, but for business as well. But what they really should be saying is ...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Marc Mathieu, Samsung

David Shing | Posted 07.06.2016 | Technology
David Shing

"More and more we are seeing a trend where people want immersive experiences .. it's not just here is my product buy it, it's here is my product experience it, play with it, immersive yourself in it."

Artificial Intelligence (AI) And Global Geopolitics

David Gosset | Posted 06.29.2016 | World
David Gosset

Artificial Intelligence (AI) And Global Geopolitics - From "Atoms for Peace" to "AI for Mankind" - Artificial Intelligence (AI), a top priority for...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Gary Vaynerchuk, VaynerMedia

David Shing | Posted 06.28.2016 | Media
David Shing

"I think you have people that are hardcore math and people that are hardcore art. I think they both matter tremendously, and the holy grail is when p...

The Age Of Transhumanism Needs The European Union to Succeed

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 06.23.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

Science will do better with a unified Europe Scientific innovation doesn't just happen on its own. It takes stable economies, free societies, and ope...

Human Learning Can Enable Smarter AI

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 06.20.2016 | World

How do intelligent minds learn? Consider a toddler navigating her day, bombarded by a kaleidoscope of experiences. How does her mind discover what’s...

A.I. Writes a Screenplay, Screenwriters Breathe a Sigh of Relief

ScreenCraft | Posted 06.10.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

Despite what you've likely read in the headlines on social media and the internet recently -- we have yet to create an Artificial Intelligence (AI) that can write an amazing screenplay.

Why Digital Computers Can't Have Consciousness

Bobby Azarian | Posted 06.02.2016 | Science
Bobby Azarian

Since as early as the 1960s, A.I. researchers have been claiming that Strong A.I. is just around the corner. But despite monumental increases in computer memory, speed, and processing power, we are no closer than before.

Deepak Chopra: AI Will Never Rival the Deep Complexity of the Human Mind

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.02.2016 | World
Deepak Chopra

Ask a computer that can detect a million shades of red which one is the nicest. It has nothing to say. "Nice" is outside its logic.

Historic Go Match Between Lee Sae-dol And AlphaGo Stands at New Starting Line

AsiaToday | Posted 06.01.2016 | World
AsiaToday

By AsiaToday reporter Kim Yoo-jin & PD Kim Yoo-min - The human-robot coexistence era is already here. The historic Go match between Go player Lee Sae-...

Fearing the Robot Rebellion

Leona Foxx | Posted 05.24.2016 | Science
Leona Foxx

Are storm clouds fomenting on the horizon of Artificial Intelligence? Are the likes of physicist Stephen Hawking or Tesla engineer Elon Musk only call...

Google Should Not Be Allowed to Secretly Collect Private Medical Data

Edward Frenkel | Posted 05.20.2016 | Technology
Edward Frenkel

We cannot pass over in silence the secret agreement made in September 2015, giving Google's subsidiary DeepMind access to confidential medical records of 1.6 million Britons.

Historian: When Computers and Biology Converge, Organisms Become Algorithms

Daniel A. Bell | Posted 05.19.2016 | World
Daniel A. Bell

"The wall between machines and humans, between computer science and biology, is collapsing and I think the next century and probably the future of life itself will be shaped by this algorithmic view of the world."

The 15 Most Disruptive Technologies of 2025

Brett King | Posted 05.05.2016 | Technology
Brett King

The Internet and smartphone are just the latest in a 250 year long cycle of disruption that has continuously changed the way we live, the way we work and the way we interact. The coming Augmented Age, however, promises a level of disruption, behavioral shifts and changes that are unparalleled.

Humans vs. Technology. Anxiety vs. Hope

Sylvana Storey | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business
Sylvana Storey

Big Data, digitization, robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and cybernetic technologies overshadow these business terms and activities and remains the big elephant in the room. In fact, technology is moving at such a pace that Moshe Vardi, a Rice computer scientist, argues that all human jobs will be obsolete by 2045.