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Petervan's Delicacies

April 14 · Issue #119 · View online
Articles/posts that for some reason created a spark in my memory. Enjoy!

Super week. Awesome projects, meetings, readings and discoveries. Feeling alert and alive! Also some more video material than usual. Hope you like this week’s selection. Warm regards from Flanders.

The very best
The Internet Is Acid
The Internet Is Acid
Poetic Computation. Ch 1: What is poetic computation?
Counting the Countless — Real Life
A Bubble to Call Your Own – Alexis Kalagas – Medium
Screening Surveillance: three short science fiction films about surveillance, with accompanying classroom materials / Boing Boing
A Model Employee
Proposals for Reasonable Technology Regulation and an Internet Court
Finding the point of human leverage — Benedict Evans
Jaron Lanier’s ideas for the future of profiting from your own data - The Verge
88 Mind-Bending Examples of How 5G will affect our Daily Lives - Futurist Speaker
Your brain probably is a computer, whatever that means – Kevin Lande | Aeon Essays
What it Means to be Human in the 4th Industrial Revolution
On Being Human – Srinivas Rao – Medium
Life Spirit Distillation
Jeff Bezos’ Compressed Annual Shareholder Letter 2019
Here's Jeff Bezos' annual shareholder letter
Cognitive load is real | Seth's Blog
Your digital identity has three layers, and you can only protect one of them
UK businesses using artificial intelligence to monitor staff activity | Business | The Guardian
Love in a time of Street View: on the fraught intersection of human and digital memory | Aeon Videos
Chinese scientists have put human brain genes in monkeys—and yes, they may be smarter - MIT Technology Review
BBC - Future - How to make wiser judgements about the future
ChinAI #48: Year 1 of ChinAI
Knowing the stages of neurological development can make you a better parent
Industry digitization best practice | Accenture
Data and Society
Microsoft will officially shut down HealthVault later this year | MobiHealthNews
Why I've Joined the Board of Open Humans - Quantified Self
Privacy’s Not an Abstraction – Fast Company – Medium
Amazon’s Alexa can handle patient information now — what does that mean for privacy? - The Verge
Apple to unlock iPhone NFC to read secure data from passports • NFC World
Another tax on the poor: Surrendering privacy for survival
Your Smartphone Apps Are Filled With Trackers You Know Nothing About
The pregnancy-tracking app Ovia lets women record their most sensitive data for themselves — and their boss - The Washington Post
Another tax on the poor: Surrendering privacy for survival
$67 million for digital identity - Government News
Zeitgeist
The IMF cut its global GDP forecast for the fourth time in nine months — Quartz
Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant are changing how we interact with the world by doing it for us
Uber's IPO Is Historic, Despite Its $10 Billion Loss - The Atlantic
Innovation
Blue Is a New Low-Cost Force-Controlled Robot Arm from UC Berkeley - IEEE Spectrum
Project Blue
World Changing Ideas 2019: 17 winning solutions that could save the planet
Funding, support, and commercial partnerships: Bayer launches the stage-agnostic G4A program for health industry startups - Tech.eu
Explainer: What Is Quantum Communication? – MIT Technology Review – Medium
Amazon-Microsoft face-off set for Pentagon's $10B cloud business | Information Management
Millions Rush to Join a Wild New Health Plan From Jack Ma's Ant - Bloomberg
Future of work
How to keep your innovators and intrapreneurs from leaving Laurence Van Elegem - April 10, 2019
The value of deep work is your only real value - Adliterate
What is Work? | Barataria - The work of Erik Hare
Radically Re-Thinking Work – Innovation Excellence
Amazon Employees Try a New Form of Activism, as Shareholders | WIRED
My last Employee Engagement model. (7/7): Activists on the payroll. | Leandro Herrero
China’s startup ecosystem is hitting back at demanding working hours – TechCrunch
From jobs to superjobs: The impact of AI | Deloitte Insights
Internet Culture
Browser Tabs Are Ruining Your Brain – OneZero
FinTech
World Economic Forum Charts Central Bank Digital Currency Usage and Research | Crowdfund Insider
Central Banks are Going All-In on Blockchain – Blockchain Positive – Medium
Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)  - Disruption Hub
Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP to interlink their cloud-based blockchains -
10 Technologies That Will Disrupt Financial Services In The Next 5 Years
Facebook Said to Be Seeking $1 Billion in Funding for Crypto Project - CoinDesk
Artificial Intelligence in Finance – a Comprehensive Overview | Emerj
Dubai's $100 Million Fintech Fund and How to Apply for It - Fintechnews Middle East
Apple Card is about digital identity, not about payments.
AI, Robots, Algorythms
Best futurists ever: Ray Kurzweil’s predictions for the future of technology, medicine, and A.I.
Top Artificial Intelligence Influencers To Follow in 2019 | MarkTechPost
Google drone deliveries cleared for take-off in Australia - CNA
Why humans still hold the advantage in decision automation | Information Management
Alexa’s Medical Skills now HIPAA Compliant – UtopiaPress – Medium
» 4500+ Researchers Call for an Immediate Ban on Lethal Autonomous Weapons [Gerd Leonhard Futurist Humanist Author Keynote Speaker]
Infographic: Visualizing the AI Revolution in One Infographic
AI and Robotics Are Transforming Disaster Relief
Boston Dynamics enters logistics market with Kinema Systems acquisition
Google launches an end-to-end AI platform – TechCrunch
Watch a Homemade Robot Crack a SentrySafe Combination Safe in 15 Minutes | WIRED
Smart cities are an AI-powered dystopia that's already happening
WeWork's Real Estate Arm Launches 'Future Cities' Initiative - News | Planetizen
Video Friday: Soft Robots, and More - IEEE Spectrum
Playing Intelligence
Digital Ethics
AI systems should be accountable, explainable, and unbiased, says EU
How will AI change your life? AI Now Institute founders Kate Crawford and Meredith Whittaker explain.
Interview Of The Week: Laurence Morvan – The Innovator news
Mark Zuckerberg and the Tech World Still Do Not Understand Ethics
While America Dithers, Europe Gets Busy Crafting Artificial Intelligence Regulations | KQED News
The AI Ethics & Regulation Problem Isn’t Going Away
Australia launches consultation on AI ethics – Global Government Forum
What the rest of the world doesn't know about Chinese AI / Boing Boing
Researchers Want to Link Your Genes and Income—Should They? | WIRED
Firms, employees hold different views on data ethics, ownership | Information Management
Ethical impacts from AI "unimaginable", says EU think tank - Legal Futures
New York City wants to make sure the AI and algorithms it uses aren’t biased. That’s harder than it sounds.
What Are the Values That Drive Decision Making by A.I.?
Post Capitalism
Jamie Dimon wants a kinder, gentler capitalism. Shut up, Jamie. | The Outline
Government as a Platform, the hard problems: part 1 — Introduction
Street lighting in suburban London: a parable for digital government
Art related
Frida Kahlo: The woman behind the legend - Iseult Gillespie
Frida Kahlo: The woman behind the legend - Iseult Gillespie
Kinetic sculptures and sound circuits: building solar-powered art at Pioneer Works - The Verge
SOLAR DO-NOTHING MACHINE
See this AI-generated sculpture made of a ground-up computer
Jorge Luis Borges Draws a Self-Portrait After Going Blind | Open Culture
Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition - Design Museum
Mensa Welcomes Its First Robo-member
The dangers of digital: Brian Eno on technology and modern music - The Vinyl Factory
You call that EDM? Moritz Simon Geist’s robots make the most technical techno | Ars Technica
Moritz Simon Geist - Making Techno with Music Robots
Aesthetics
68 Ugly Belgian Houses That Are So Bad, It’s Hilarious | Bored Panda
An aesthetic view of life – Esko Kilpi – Medium
Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé | Official Trailer | Netflix
Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé | Official Trailer | Netflix
When Black Horror Consumes Us | WIRED
How did the future look? - Design Museum
Q genderless voice
Q genderless voice
Other
Inside the Biotech Startup That Wants to Extend Your Life
Singapore’s $1.3 billion airport expansion is half botanical garden, half mega-mall
Environmentalists are Wrong: Nature Isn’t Sacred and We Should Replace It - Transhumanist Wager
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