The intelligence explosion: Nick Bostrom on the future of AI
Nick Bostrom, a professor at the University of Oxford and director of the Future of Humanity Institute, discusses the development of machine superintelligence and its potential impact on humanity. Bostrom believes that, in this century, we will create the first general intelligence that will be smarter than humans. He sees this as the most important thing humanity will ever do, but it also comes with an enormous responsibility.
11:29 am, 27th April
Fujitsu - Virtual Agents
A virtual agent is an AI-based software program that interacts with humans in a similar way to live agents. Virtual agents (also called virtual or voice assistants) can provide services and perform tasks based on different customer intents. Fujitsu Luxembourg can help you to improve your customer experience via the implementation of Virtual Agents.
10:39 am, 17th November
Is technology melting your memory? Or helping it?
Technology is a double-edged sword. There is a common belief that smartphones are hurting our memory, but this isn’t entirely true. Certainly, if you want to form memories effectively, you need to be aware of your surroundings in the present moment, not distracted by your phone. Yet there is a lot of upside to technology as well. In an instant, you have all the world’s knowledge at your fingertips. And social media reminds us of past events that we otherwise might not remember.
1:12 pm, 22nd September
Blockchain - The Engine of the Next Financial Revolution | Mauro Casellini | TEDxVaduz
Nowadays, we share a lot of information on the internet without thinking about the risks involved. However, paying in a decentralized and digital way without being exposed to dangers is possible with the blockchain.
3:56 pm, 24th May
Using anti-nuclear technology to find new blue whale pods | Tracey Rogers | TEDxSydney
Listening devices exist all over the world, on land and in the deep ocean, installed by the UN to deter nations from testing nuclear weapons. Ecologist Tracey Rogers and her team found another use for this technology, and discovered two new blue whale pods in the process.
3:44 pm, 11th February