Intelligenza Artificiale

Durante la settimana più digitale e innovativa dell’anno, in un venerdì quasi primaverile, protagonista indiscussa è stata l’Intelligenza Artificiale. In una plenaria gremita spicca la magistrale keynote di Jim Stolze di Singularity University in cui si è parlato di nuovi trend tecnologici e di come le tecnologie esponenziali hanno e avranno un impatto importante andando a ridefinire i modelli di business, economici, politici e

AI for Good

Kunstmatige intelligentie is te belangrijk om over te laten aan grote tech-bedrijven. Daarom is er sinds vorige week een nieuw initiatief dat ook Gemeentes en NGO’s in staat stelt om AI-oplossingen toe te passen.

Speciaal voor de lancering van AI for Good was Youtube-held Siraj Raval ingevlogen om zijn kijk op de democratisering van AI te delen met de zaal. In het publiek van de Venture Studio op Amsterdam Science Park bevonden zich vooral studenten van de UVA / VU en medewerkers van onder meer Warchild, de Verenigde Naties, het Rode Kruis, Gemeente Amsterdam en van het SIDN fonds.

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Fast forward into our future

This week the SingularityU Summit took place in Amsterdam. A two day conference that focused on exponential technologies and their impact on business, humanity and our personal lives. On stage international speakers shared their research and predictions in the fields of: Biotech & Neurotech Quantum Computing & Blockchain Robots & Artificial Intelligence Future of Health Future of Mobilty FUture of Energy Future of Security

Opening SingularityU The Netherlands

Op 2 juni opende koningin Maximá de “Innovation Hub” van SingularityU The Netherlands. In de “Apparatenfabriek” werden zo’n 60 technologieën gedemonstreerd die een doorbraak betekenen in bijvoorbeeld voedselvoorziening, waterzuivering, digital health, drones voor veiligheid en virtual / augmented reality. Singularity University is een Amerikaanse denktank opgezet door onder meer Google en Nasa. RTL Boulevard maakte onderstaand filmpje van de opening van hun eerste filiaal

Les Pays-Bas courtisent les start-up

Comme la France, le royaume vise une place parmi les trois premiers pays européens les plus attractifs. Tim Cook, PDG d’Apple, Travis Kalanick, patron d’Uber, Eric Schmidt, le directeur général d’Alphabet (Google), Nathan Blecharczyk, l’un des fondateurs d’Airbnb, Andrus Ansip, le commissaire en charge du Marché numérique… La liste des personnalités qui participent au premier Startup Fest, qui se déroule jusqu’à samedi aux Pays-Bas,

Two days about the future of financial education

Last week I had the pleasure to be the master of ceremonies at the Global Symposium of the OECD. In the presence of H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, debates at this high-level symposium in Amsterdam on 20-21 April 2016 focussed on financial education amongst kids, youth, adolescents and adults. The theme was carefully chosen: “Financial Resilience, throughout life”.

Making cities future proof

Can we make our cities future proof with social and technological innovation? If we don’t succeed in making our cities sustainable, our planet will have no chance. 80% of economic growth worldwide, but also of waste, is produced in cities. Furthermore, in a few decades more half of the world population will live in cities, most of them in Delta-cities. There is and will

TEDxBinnenhof 2016

TEDxBinnenhof ‘Ideas from Europe’ shows the world that Europe’s future is in the hands of today’s entrepreneurs as they are the creators of businesses and jobs. TEDxBinnenhof is a platform for sharing ideas, for inspiring and motivating people to use their entrepreneurial spirit to solve global challenges and, in turn, become the lifeblood of Europe’s economy. TEDxBinnenhof ‘Ideas from Europe’ features 12 European entrepeneurs