If you want to become more anticipatory, buy yourself the time to respond, develop your change muscle, and increase the quality of your strategy development, here are the scenario prompts for 11 April 2023. If you want to develop your own scenario prompts, go here.
AI, AI realism, AI consciousness, chatbots, ambient computing, Japan, landmine detection, mobile phones, health tech, time crystals and synthetic embryos.
Ambient computing. Watch an episode of The Jetsons.
AI is flooding the workplace, and workers love it
It’s important to remember that even the best jobs have parts of them that suck. And those parts are the first ones on which workers are bringing AI to bear.
Ambient computing is coming; security teams may not be ready
Experts believe the ambient computing revolution is just five to 10 years away. The Jetsons are mentioned
Finish Line: Be an AI realist
Don’t be a bystander.
Five More Reasons Japan Should be on Your Sensemaking Radar
Study Japan. Demographics, robotics, cyber, India, China, EV, etc.
Experts Urge Personhood Rights for the “Conscious” AIs of the Future
It has “become increasingly plausible that AI systems could exhibit something like consciousness” — and if or when that occurs, the algorithms, too, will need rights.
CSIRO develops accurate, cost-effective landmine detection technology
CSIRO developed magnetic resonance technology that detects the molecular signature of explosives used in landmines.
How mobile phones have changed our brains
Adults in the US check their phones, on average, 344 times a day – once every four minutes – and spend almost three hours a day on their devices in total.
Are chatbots changing the face of religion? Three faith leaders on grappling with AI
The irony of the AI-written speech about vulnerability and human connection was that it lacked exactly what it preached: human vulnerability and emotion.
Devices to Help You Sleep, Robotic Boots and Other Technologies That Will Change Your Health
Ultrasound, blood, AI, wearable medical devices and robotics.
In a Mind-Bending First, Scientists Paired Two Time Crystals Together
Time crystals offer a tantalizing view of quantum computing in the future.
Synthetic embryos have been implanted into monkey wombs
Embryos made from stem cells, rather than an egg and sperm, appear to generate a short-lived pregnancy-like response in monkeys.