Cognitive Computing in the New Era of Discovery - About IBM Watson

“At the same time, Watson Discovery Advisor will incorporate Watson question-answering capabilities, optimized for discovery. After people create new insights, they can engage in dialogues with the system to clarify their thinking and test propositions. The idea is that humans will collaborate with machines in new ways that deliver better results than people or computers could produce on their own.”

Cognitive Computing in the New Era of Discovery - A Smarter Planet Blog
http://asmarterplanet.com/blog/2014/08/watson-e-discovery.html




Gerd Leonhard 
Futurist

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Tom Chatfield - Technology and intimacy

“Humanity’s collective consciousness is to be uploaded into the super-Matrix of the near future — or augmented into cyborg immortality, or out-evolved by self-aware machine minds. Whatever happens, the very meat of our physical being is to be left behind.”

Tom Chatfield - Technology and intimacy
http://aeon.co/magazine/technology/tom-chatfield-technology-intimacy/
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Gerd Leonhard 
Futurist, Keynote Speaker, Author 
Wired top 100 influencer http://gerd.fm/wired88
Basel / Switzerland

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Self-Driving Cars Get a Code of Ethics | MIT Technology Review

“Ethics, philosophy, law: all of these assumptions underpin so many decisions,” he says. “If you look at airbags, for example, inherent in that technology is the assumption that you’re going to save a lot of lives, and only kill a few”

Self-Driving Cars Get a Code of Ethics | MIT Technology Review
http://www.technologyreview.com/news/539731/how-to-help-self-driving-cars-make-ethical-decisions/
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