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Intel Is Jolting

At a recent conference on the future of electronics manufacturing, the Chief Architect of Intel, Raja Koduri, presented a compelling picture for delivering a 1000 times increase in the power of AI systems by 2025. He counts on the ecosystem of third parties, as well as Intel’s engineering prowess, to achieve a 4x improvement in …

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Join me online at the ExOWorld Digital Summit

Join me online at the ExOWorld Digital Summit on Apr 14-16, organized by @openexo and the #ExOCommunity. Learn more and buy your ticket for just $147 instead of $497 for all three days at the following reserved link: https://www.exoworld.live/David-Orban This 3-day virtual summit gathers leading thinkers of our generation to discuss the current global scenario …

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Computo Ergo Sum: Imagining and Building Moral Machines

Our lives are shaped by smarter and smarter machines, helping us in big and small decisions. Corporations are busy developing products and services based on artificial intelligence. The moral implications of this symbiotic relationship must be deeply explored. A wide and inclusive public conversation is needed to address the issues they are raising. At the recent …

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Technology And Human Dignity

The conversation around technological unemployment, which assumes that we will see increasing amounts of social tension due to automation replacing human work in all sectors, hides a more fundamental issue. Technology must be designed and deployed in order to support human dignity, the building of sustainably meaningful lives, and the creation of resilient communities. I delivered …

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The future of machines and humanity

At the invitation of Marco Trombetti, founder of Translated, I gave a talk in the beautiful amphitheater of Pi Campus in Rome, entitled “The future of machines and humanity“. (Video in Italian.) [youtube]https://youtu.be/CwOKXS8CL0U[/youtube] Starting from the acceleration of technological change, the increase in computing power and the number of devices that make up the Internet of Things, …

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How the 3D printer revolution is changing the food we eat

What, why and how you eat is going to change radically in the next decades, based on technologies that originate from the innovative manufacturing processes of 3D printing. The application of the exponential power of 3D printing from manufacturing to food is digitizing and democratizing the access to high quality, dependable culinary experiences turning an …

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Social Evolution And The Internet Of Everything

More than one hundred thousand years ago we began using fire or, more recently, ten thousand years ago, we began agricultural activities, since then our society has always been influenced profoundly influenced by technology and we have had important dreams of achieving social emancipation, of achieving justice for all. The infrastructures we have not only …

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Talking about ‘The Open Internet Of Things’ at Value Team

 Marco ‘Funkyprofessor’ Zamperini has been kind enough to invite me to talk to the top management and the board of Value Team about ‘The Open Internet Of Things‘, which will also obviously touch upon OpenSpime. It is nice that they said “We know how you always record your speeches, so you will be pleased to …

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