artificial intelligence

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...

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...

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.

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.

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Algorithm

AI-generated art from emerging products like Dall-e and Midjourney begs the question of what is creativity, what is art, who makes it, and who owns it.

New and Old Technologies and Future Warfare

Russia's attack on Ukraine is seen as a test case for the wars of the future. Some critical insights are already emerging.

Sustainability Software Takes the Spotlight

New tools help leaders preserve the planet—and increase profit.

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