#15: Is Singularity near?
Ray Kurzweil is the author of the book The Singularity is Near, which discusses the profound social and philosophical ramifications of increased intelligence, material progress and longevity. Here he interviews late professor Marvin Minsky about artificial intelligence.
EHANG 184 Launch Video from CES2016
EHANG 184 Launch Video from CES2016WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “The EHANG 184 is an autonomous flying drone that can transport people. ”
#14: The Uber for helicopters
The Chinese drone company EHANG has introduced the 184, an autonomous flying drone that can transport people. The self-driving (flying!) drone has a single seat and flies with 1.000 horsepower!
The Power of Privacy – documentary film
The Power of Privacy – documentary filmWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Aleks Krotoski travels the world to undergo challenges that explore our digital life in the 21st century.”
#13: The power of privacy
In this short documentary, winner of the British Animation Awards 2016, Aleks Krotoski explores the challenges of digital life in the 21st century: stalking, hacking, leaked documents, open data and continuous monitoring.
Davos 2016 - What If You Are Still Alive in 2100?
Davos 2016 - What If You Are Still Alive in 2100?WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Interesting stuff. And not unrealistic. ”
#12: World Economic Forum on living to a 100+
This World Economic Forum discussion, organized in partnership with TIME, revolves around the question: ‘What if you’re still alive in 2100?’. What indeed will be the impact on life, love and work if you could live to 150 (or forever)?
What if we helped refugees to help themselves? | Alexander Betts | TEDxVienna
What if we helped refugees to help themselves? | Alexander Betts | TEDxViennaWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “5 myths about refugees. An inspiring talk!”
#11: What if we helped refugees to help themselves?
Professor Refugee and Forced Migration Studies at the Oxford University, Alexander Betts, debunks five myths about refugees during TEDxVienna and hopes to shed more light on misconceptions and facts around this issue.
Movi - The Live Event Camera
Movi - The Live Event CameraWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Wow! The feeling of multicamera with only one camera, it's possible and coming near you soon!”
#10: Streaming content made easy
With the MOVI camera from Freefly Systems you get the multi-camera experience with just one camera. The 6 millimeter camera with a 150 degrees lens is aimed at providing quality video content via live streaming. And the best thing is, you can operate it via smartphone.
Gang of Four: Apple / Amazon / Facebook / Google (Scott Galloway, Founder of L2) | DLD16
Gang of Four: Apple / Amazon / Facebook / Google (Scott Galloway, Founder of L2) | DLD16WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Must see! “It’s never been easier to be a billionaire, but it’s never harder to be a millionair.””
#9: Marketing strategies of the great
Professor in Marketing & Branding Strategies at the NYU School of Business, Scott Galloway, discusses the Big Four (Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon), their victims and their billion dollar marketing strategies.
SwagBot: Australia develops cattle-herding robots that may replace farmers - TomoNews
SwagBot: Australia develops cattle-herding robots that may replace farmers - TomoNewsWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “I don't know what's cooler: the name Swagbot or the fact that it herds cattle like a cowboy?”
#8: Herding cowboy robot
This so-called Swagbot from the University of Sydney is a robotic cowboy that actually herds cattle! The battery-operated robot can even operate in rugged terrain and move as fast as 20 kilometers per hour on smooth terrain. The team is now researching monitoring services for the robot, to detect health issues in cattle or detect good pasture.
#1: Airbnb's Director of Experience, Katie Dill, tells us why Airbnb uses "stories" to design
#1: Airbnb's Director of Experience, Katie Dill, tells us why Airbnb uses "stories" to designWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Design is a way to solve problems. Interesting video series! ”
#7: Importance of design for Airbnb
The team from High Resolution interviews Katie Dill (Director of Experience Design, Airbnb) about the importance of design for Airbnb. Design is not just about how it looks, but also about how it works, both in the workplace and on the screen.
How Digitalization Helps Refugees
How Digitalization Helps RefugeesWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Techcrunch editor Mike Butcher talks about his Techfugees initiative at the DLD 2016 conference.”
#6: Digitalization & Refugees
In this 2016 DLD Conference talk, Techcrunch editor Mike Butcher explains his Techfugees initiative. He is joined by IT expert Anke Domscheit-Berg, social entrepreneur Paula Schwarz and founder of ReDiSchool Anne Kjaer Riechert to discuss global interconnectivity as a tool for refugees.
AutoDraw: Fast Drawing for Everyone
AutoDraw: Fast Drawing for EveryoneWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “This is something you have to try immediately: AutoDraw by Google helps turn your doodles into recognizable images with machine learning.”
#5: Doodling with machine learning
AutoDraw by Google helps turn your doodles into recognizable images with machine learning. You simply draw some easy lines and the artificial intelligence immediately starts matching your doodle with free professional images (animations) from artists.
Masha McConaghy, Ascribe | Dutch Blockchain Conference #dbc16
Masha McConaghy, Ascribe | Dutch Blockchain Conference #dbc16WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Ascribe.io is a Berlin based startup helping artists to prove origin, manage and protect intellectual property rights to their digital art.”
#4: Blockchain protection of intellectual property
Masha McConaghy explains the idea behind the Berlin-based startup Ascribe.io. The software provides a Blockchain-based service which helps artists to prove origin, manage and protect intellectual property rights to their digital art.
Robotic Falconry - Drone Catcher System for Removing the Intruding Drones
Robotic Falconry - Drone Catcher System for Removing the Intruding DronesWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Cath the drones of the enemy! ”
#3: Robot falconry
This drone catching system by the Human-Interactive Robotics Lab (HIRoLab) at the University of Michigan is referred to as ‘robotic falconry’. The prototype is able to intercept and physically remove intruding drones from designated areas.
Ramez Naam: “We’re in a race against climate change”
Ramez Naam: “We’re in a race against climate change”WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “At Singularity University NL Summit we talked with Ramez Naam, researcher and author in the fields of energy and science (fiction!).”
#2: Tackling climate change
Energy expert and author Ramez Naam sat down for an interview with Fast Moving Targets during the 2016 Singularity University The Netherlands Summit. He discusses climate change with Johan Schaap (FMT) and several sustainable energy solutions.
10 Things You've Always Wanted to Know About the Future of Work (Albert Wenger)
10 Things You've Always Wanted to Know About the Future of Work (Albert Wenger)WHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “It's interesting to see a VC believing in basic income.”
#1: The future of work
Venture capitalist Albert Wenger discusses the future of work with Dominik Wichmann during 2016 DLD Conference. It’s interesting to see why he, being a VC, believes in a basic income. A system which according to him is going to be affordable.