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Can the U.S. and Europe Agree on Rules for AI?

As EU and U.S. leaders meet in Washington at a joint Trade and Technology Council, there is great need for a proposed “transatlantic accord on artificial intelligence.” But the two sides have differing agendas, and...

Metaverse Hype Befuddles Everyone–Even Techonomists

Ask 10 people to define the metaverse and you’ll get 15 different answers. The recent conference served to highlight the metaversal concerns of digital sophisticates.

Climate Tech, Compassion, and the Innovation Crucible: Highlights of TE22

Our recent three-day excursion into the future of innovation at TE22 brought together concerns about democracy, a semi-obsession with global warming, confusion about the metaverse, and predictions of an AI/robotic society. But we found general...

‘Explosion’ in Number of Fossil Fuel Lobbyists at Cop27 Climate Summit

Oil and gas industries have 636 representatives at Egypt conference – a rise of more than 25% on previous year.

Can We Tokenize, Gamify, and Reality Augment Education?

New educational tools are incorporating curricula based on AI, gamification, AR and VR, and most interestingly, a collaboration that uses blockchain, token systems, and the creator economy. Here are three startups worth a look.

In Our Own Best Interests

Biden has signed some groundbreaking legislation lately, but mostly our leaders are failing us. Too many are taking actions that harm us and even them. What’s wrong with working for collective betterment?

Now You Can Get an AI to Write for You

Generative AI is increasingly available to every person–software that can create works of art, music, video, code, and yes, even writing columns like this one, in response to your written commands. Such software was once...

The Next Cold War Has a Chip On Its Shoulder

I’m no longer hiding under my desk awaiting missiles, but don’t be surprised if you see me stockpiling chips in my desk drawer.  Many companies have already reported doing the same, many of them Chinese...

Biden Proclaims AI Bill of Rights (Kinda/Sorta)

As AI assumes more and more previously human tasks, ethicists, futurists, and legal minds are getting apoplectic, scurrying to get out ahead of the issues.

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