via TheJuanAlvarez “As technology advances, certain professions and university degrees that were once considered secure and reliable are now facing significant threats. The invention of simple yet powerful tools has raised questions about the responsibility of various stakeholders in this shift”. “The law of Moore states that the number of transistors on a microchip doubles […]
Chat GPT: The Over-Hyped Threat to Skilled Labor and the Ignored Threat to Unskilled Labor – (Juan Alvarez)
via TheJuanAlvarez “The recent launch of OpenAI’s Chat GPT has generated a heated debate about its impact on the “skilled” labor market. On one hand, there are concerns that it may threaten job positions at the top of the labor pyramid, particularly in areas such as consulting and research. On the other hand, it is […]
Education 4.0: Changing Paradigms in Education – by Prof. Dr. Meltem Huri Baturay
Learning & Teaching Innovations R&DTurkey by Prof. Dr. Meltem Huri Baturay Do you believe that the new-generation learners need information to be transferred to them in form of information bombardment? Can they experience difficulties accessing information when required? Isn’t it a fact that they have access to more information than we do? Fixed by experience, […]
My experiences with ChatGPT – by Peter van der Wel 2022
Yes, of course I too have been playing with ChatGPT, the new chatbot. And of course I have also followed the reactions to this chatbot with great interest. As expected, these ranged from seriously concerned to extremely enthusiastic. From a plea in one of our Dutch quality newspapers to restrict the use of ChatGPT, “because […]
The Death of Scientific Independence by James Lovelock
As the planet lurches towards a climate emergency and its life support systems falter, the need for visionary thinkers with fresh insights and big ideas has never been more pressing. No wonder, then, that the world mourned the death earlier this year of James (‘Jim’) Lovelock, whose Gaia theory provided a new framework to think […]
9 astonishing ways that living standards have improved around the world
The world has improved in mind-blowing ways. Most people think the world is bad and getting worse, but scientific data proves otherwise. In reality, the world has never been richer and healthier than it is now. And it continues to get better. Nine particular improvements in living standards are driving this trend.
Shaping the Future of Journalism by Puruesh Chaudary
Social media, citizen journalism, AI-based reporting systems, big data, auto-generated news articles – with so much disruption happening, what will the future of journalism be? How will it survive all of these drastic shifts? Puruesh Chaudhary tackles these very questions in her chapter, “Shaping the Future of Journalism” and offers up foresight journalism as a potential solution. In this small interview, Puruesh tells us about herself, her chapter, her current projects, and what actions she believes would lead to a better future for us all.
The Transformation Series by Peter Leyden
The Transformation is a series of stories about the future history of America & the world from 2020 to 2050 as told by a Gen Z character in 2100. The popular series with more than 50,000 followers in Medium is a positive yet plausible narrative about how we can solve the many challenges of our time & build a much better future. Through this page you can get oriented and see an overview in order of all 6 stories linked to Medium (click on the images below). Or you can go directly to Medium but they display the stories in reverse order (blog-style) with the most recent one first: medium.reinvent.net
Algeria invests in the English language
The Algerian government is investing in the English language as a tool for the future.
Now we know for sure that big tech peddles despair, we must protect ourselves
After the Molly Russell case, there can be no doubt about the risk or urgency: our anger must be put to good use.