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Category: Expert Advisor Post

Digitization as a crisis manager and rescuer from the recession

42.cx, April 21st, 2020 The latest issue of Huawei’s “Einblick” includes an article by Jivka Ovtcharova, who is member of our Expert Advisory Board. It is an analysis about the indispensability of digital network infrastructures. Daniel Mattes, Founder of 42.cx, is also quoted in this article, that is written in German. Get the full article…
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Taming the Wild West? California’s Consumer Privacy Law

Kurt Hornburg, March 5th, 2020 The groundbreaking California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect 1st January 2020. What is amazing about this law is that it is happening not just in the US, often characterized as lacking good privacy standards, but that it was initiated in California (CA), which is home to many of…
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Artificial Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction (by Margaret A. Boden)

42.cx Book Review, Kurt Hornburg, January 27th 2020 In the mid-1830’s Charles Baggage was credited with designing the first digital computer and his colleague Ada Lovelace, developing a prototype of a computer program. Since many of the pioneers of AI were not only mathematicians but also trained as neurologists, psychologists, philosophers, anthropologists, Margaret Boden, is…
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Hello World: How to Be Human in the Age of the Machine (by Hannah Fry)

42.cx Book Review, Kurt Hornburg, November 13th 2019 In Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller’s new book “Narrative Economics”, Shiller advocates ‘stories do still matter’ – that narratives based on fact or fiction can go viral and influence the actions of consumers and firms. Hence, economists should pay more attention to people’s narratives and be better…
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The Renaissance of Humanity

Nicole Büttner-Thiel, September 30th 2019 10 Reflections on the Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) AI, machine learning and robotics have become omnipresent in daily life and headlines. While innovators are ravishing that it can eradicate close to all of humanity’s problems and data and machines will in future take all the decision. At the same…
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Shalom from DLD Israel where cool people meet in the hot desert!

Gabriele Zedlmayer & Martin Drexler, September 24th 2019 Many people keep asking about the connection between Yossi Vardi, the famous Israeli VC and Hubert Burda. It all started with a small conference in Beer Sheva almost 20 years ago called “Cool people in the hot desert”. This first major conference of the Hubert Burda Center…
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“Get started where others talk” – Jivka Ovtcharova in an interview.

42.cx, September 9th 2019 It is a man-made development that demands much from its habitual-loving creator: digitization. Your constant companion: the change. How is digital progress changing people? What role do our senses play in this? And to what extent must people rethink and reorganize companies in order to advance digitization in Germany? These and…
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The Global AI Company Rally is Continuing: +30,02% in Q1/2019. What’s next in AI?

PR NEWSWIRE, London, May 10h 2019 The expert members of the 42.cx Index Rebalancing Committee Meeting got together and conducted the quarterly review of the AI-42 INDEX™ constituents, discussed the latest Artificial Intelligence trends and shared market insights from their delegation visit to China. The AI-42 INDEX™ grew +30,02% this year The rise of AI…
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Are we overestimating China’s AI capabilities?

Mike Halsall, May 7th 2019 In February 2018, the FT published an article outlining ‘Why we are in danger of overestimating AI’, arguing that ‘considerably more work is needed before we can reach the long-dreamt-of moment when machine intelligence matches the human variety’. By 2030, just 11 years from now, China has vehemently expressed its…
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Trouble in Paradise?

Gabriele Zedlmayer, March 2019 So there seems to be trouble in Paradise. The globe is facing massive challenges like climate change, cyber-crime, shortage of available resources, political instability and the potential of massive job loss because everything that can be automated will be. At the same time, we are seeing unprecedented opportunities like we have…
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