Solidarity after “Sharing”: Notes on Internet Subjects #1 Enormous amounts of capital have been amassed of late under the banner of the so-called “sharing” economy, characterized by companies such as Uber and Airbnb that have garnered multi-billion dollar valuations for creating platforms in which individuals offer their services and property for rent. Such platforms have […]
Ray Kurzweil returns to the TED stage to explain his new (kind of old) theory of the mind. He first wrote his theory as a paper 50 years ago, but today there’s a plethora of new evidence to support it.
Jason Silva speaks about the exponential growth of new technologies and how human attention spans are increasingly thought of as a scarce resource to be competed for (rt: 4 min 5 sec)
Jason Silva, presenter of Brain Games on National Geographic, discusses the future of the technology industry as devices become cheaper, faster and smarter. He joins Mark Sweney in the Guardian Speakers’ Lounge at the Cannes Lions festival to describe how human attention spans are increasingly thought of as a scarce resource to be competed for […]