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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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Innovation Must Make Mistakes

I often see people stuck with a limited vision of the future and the possibilities technological innovation will open up. An example I like to give is an autonomous swarm of robots extracting the mineral resources of the asteroid belt for a space industry colonizing the outer solar system. These will need to cooperate and

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Technology generates the society of the future

In an interview with Bruno Ruffilli for TuttoScienze of La Stampa, we talked about how technological progress can generate new degrees of freedom. “Technology, a misunderstood friend” Orban: it’s generating the society of the future by Bruno Ruffilli David Orban, 53, Hungarian, is a teacher at the Singularity University, which assists companies in the path

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Have you ever inspired the greatest villain in history? I did, apparently

In 2010 when I organized the H+ Summit conference at Harvard University, together with my friend Alex Lightman, I would not have imagined that it would be a key event in the history of Inferno. Instead it seems that, according to the protagonists of the book, the villain of the story got his ideas at the conference. On Saturday,

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Exponential Impact at the Singularity University Global Summit

At Singularity University we address the world’s greatest challenges, through the application of exponential technologies, spreading knowledge through conferences, educating through our courses, and creating, accelerating and funding startups. Accelerating technology implemented through an increasing understanding of the world is at the basis of our effort to address the greatest challenges humanity faces. In a

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