The End of Chaos Narrative in the Age of Creative Economy

Given the breakneck pace of improvements in automation and artificial intelligence (AI), fears about job loss and human obsolescence continue to consume the cultural imagination. The question looms: What is the future of human...

China’s Daredevil: The suggestive art of algorithms.

Do you have a highly suggestive personality? Inception, what a marvellous cinematic experience, many of us who watched it were left confused, intrigued, wondering if it was all a dream. One of the main takeaways that...

The Long Path of AI: Destructive or Transformative?

The field of AI (artificial intelligence), to those on the outside, must appear to be an orderly gathering of intellectuals collaborating at the cutting edge of technology. The reality is a bit different. Last...

Freedom from AI: Micro or Macro Domination?

The concept of domination (a concept taken from republican political theory) provides a useful way of understanding and confronting the challenge of the digital panopticon. Republicanism is a rich political and philosophical tradition. Its essential ideas date...

Pacing Along with Technology

Larry Downes argued in his book The Laws of Disruption that despite the exponential changes in the field of technology, there is an incremental change in economic, social and legal systems which becomes an unavoidable issue in...

Building A Mental Architecture for AI

A number of scientists and engineers fear that, once we build an artificial intelligence smarter than we are, a form of A.G.I known as artificial general intelligence, doomsday may follow. Bill Gates and Tim...

How to make AI Flourish?

Given the proliferation of various AI-related technologies into our lives, -ranging from smart robots to machine learning- our past disbelief in software being able to automate things that were definitely within the area of expertise...

Wearing Multiple Glasses in Tech

Today's issues of technology can be discussed from several perspectives. Although philosophy is not a common approach to discuss technological issues, some principles from this field might work well when it comes to evaluating...

Relevance for Leaders in the AI Age

Today’s leaders must constantly update their survival skills if they want to stay on the island. Three capabilities to sharpen in today’s fast-moving digital world are adaptability, continuous learning, and empathy. Leaders who can adapt The...

Learning the Hard Way with AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) can act as a crucial power for good if related regulations enable its potential to flourish while eliminating its downsides during its integration into our daily lives. As a consequence, we...

Income Streams Start from Drips

It’s not the money you make. It's the money you keep. That is Warwick Brown’s financial wisdom. An account management activist and consultant, he channels three income streams: day job, side hustle, and investments.  “They're not...

The State of Heart and Mind in Our Digital Age

Technology can simply be defined as the application of knowledge to a task. As such, all technology is the product of human design. Yet, there is still the widespread idea as if technological solutions are...

The Truth about AI

According to Stephen Hawking, AI (artificial intelligence) could lead to the end of the human race. As AI systems have been outperforming human-beings in various domains, should we start to worry whether humanity is on...

Losing Sight in the Digital World

As the famous French author, Gide, once mentioned, "one does not discover new lands without losing sight of the shore." The concept of information has interestingly attracted much more attention than the concept of computation...

Big Money and Cutting Edge Technology: How Investment in AI/ML Will Revolutionize The Healthcare...

Among remarkable developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) over the last couple of years is an increase in startups that have attracted massive funding and backing from some of the world’s...

Infographics Digest — Vol. 3

Just a quick thank you note to all for really liking this Info graphics blog. Your support has encouraged me to continue this as one of my regular weekly blogs. And now here's the...

Here’s How Machine Learning Is Transforming Investment Decisions for Financial Institutions

Two advancements in technology over the last few years have resulted in a potential opportunity for investors to begin working in a smarter, more profitable way. These two technologies are Big Data and Machine Learning...

Living in the Algorithmic Society

Given today's proliferation of latest technologies into our daily lives, it would be no exaggeration to say that a revolution occurred in the digital ecosystem. This revolution does not concern the technologies per se,...

Living with Sacred Technology

While technology extends to every region of our world, it has become the milieu in which we live as it has almost become a universal, dominating, virtually sacred force in our lives. One of the...

Technological Humans

One way to express our relationship to technology is the religious view. At first glance, religion and technology do not fit together. At the core of Western culture lies secularization which broadly refers to...