Madonna once said: “You have to reinvent to stay in the game”. The digital age rewards change and punishes stasis. Reinvention is a rethinking of the business itself. Companies and people that are able to adapt, learn, and find new solutions quickly can do more than just retain market position; they can thrive, whatever disruptions […]Read More Reinvent and digitize yourself.
As research in Artificial Intelligence gains momentum religious conceptions of this area are starting to emerge. An interesting example is “Way of the Future” a new church founded by Anthony Levandowski -the former Google and Uber executive- centered around super smart Artificial Intelligence. Way of the Future (WOTF), a non-proffit from the USA, makes it […]Read More The new religion of AI.
The intellectual roots of AI, and the concept of intelligent machines, may be found in Greek mythology. Intelligent artifacts appear in literature since then, with real (and fraudulent) mechanical devices actually demonstrated to behave with some degree of intelligence. After modern computers became available, following World War II, it has become possible to create programs […]Read More Timeline of Artificial Intelligence.
A Virtual Assistant -also called digital assistant or chatbot- is an software agent that understands human voice commands and is able to complete tasks for the user. It´s been a long time since IBM Shoebox, the first tool enabled to perform digital speech, was presented to the general public in 1962. This machine would recognize 16 words […]Read More Talking Artifacts as Caregivers.
“It is true that humanity is faced with many problems. It always has been but perhaps not always with such keen awareness of them as we have today. We might be more optimistic if we recognized that we do not have to solve all of these problems. Our essential task—a big enough one to be […]Read More Humanity is faced with many problems.
In 1964 the famous painter Pablo Picasso stated in an interview for The Paris Review: “Computers are useless. They can only give you answers”… The world famous spanish artist referred to early computers and their ability to calculate. This says more about Picasso than computers because it indicates that he didn’t think that numerical calculation […]Read More What Computers Can’t Do…
As we all know fear is innovation´s worst enemy because it freezes our creativity which flows from a fearless sense of combinatorial job which mixes ideas, concepts, colors, forms, and theories. Mark Rolston -cofounder and chief creative officer of argodesign– thinks that the actual advances in Artificial Intelligence will mark the beginning of a new […]Read More Fearless Creative Machines.