David Orban

21st Century Workers’ Rights

I had a conversation with James Hughes, a sociologist and executive director of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET) about the impact of advanced technologies such as AI, robotics, and human enhancement on society, politics, and the future of work. We looked into the lessons we could learn from 20th-century worker struggles and

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Just Intelligence

At the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple unveiled a groundbreaking new initiative: Apple Intelligence. This innovative suite of AI-driven capabilities will be seamlessly integrated across all of Apple’s platforms, including macOS, iOS, and iPadOS. This marks the dawn of a new era for Apple, positioning itself at the forefront of artificial intelligence technology. Apple Intelligence

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Signed by Provoke Management

I’m thrilled to have been signed by Provoke Management, an elite boutique speaker management agency. Provoke represents some of the most thought-provoking and game-changing speakers across the globe, specializing in the FinTech, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and several other spaces where disruption is the norm. As a part of their roster, I will

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Useful Analogies For A World Of Abundance

I spoke about advanced Artificial Intelligence and humanoid robots at the “Ideas for the future” conference in Rome. Here is the video recording of my speech in Italian, 1 hour 50 minutes after the start of the live broadcast, followed by the revised transcript, together with questions from the audience. Technology created humanity. We have

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Artificial Intelligence and Emotions

In a recent interview for 2024 Radio 24 with host Enrico Pagliarini, I discussed the relationship between artificial intelligence (AI) and emotions. I argue that the ability of AI to interpret and synthesize human emotions represents a new frontier that skeptics previously believed computers would never be capable of achieving. I highlight the potential applications

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AI Agents with Tommaso Furlanello

In this conversation, we explore the future of AI agents with Tommaso Furlanello, a Machine Learning scientist with a PhD in Neuroscience from USC. With over a decade of experience, Tommaso has developed cutting-edge predictive systems using game theory, neuroscience, and deep learning. His research spans demand forecasting, bioinformatics, brain-computer interfaces, and computer vision. Tommaso

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Space, robotics and artificial intelligence

I gave a speech at Festival delle Idee, hosted by Space Meetings Veneto, on space, robotics and artificial intelligence, in conversation with Francesca Ponzecchi. I believe we are at the beginning of a new era of exploration and opportunity, made possible by extraordinary technical advances that are lowering the costs of access to space and

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AI Agents and Finance

I met with Matteo Fabro, an AI innovator on a mission to disrupt financial research and analysis. With degrees in International Economics and Finance from Università Bocconi as well as Music from the Conservatory of Music C. Pollini, Matteo brings a unique blend of technical expertise and creative thinking. He has experience developing deep learning

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Technological Optimism and e/acc

One of the most interesting ideas that has recently emerged is e/acc, effective accelerationism. Below is a live conversation on this topic with Giulio Prisco, in Italian, followed by the edited English translation. Giulio Prisco is a renowned futurist, cosmist, and proponent of effective accelerationism (e/acc). Discover the fascinating intersection of technology, philosophy, and the

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