Digital Trust

As institutions are put to the test by the associated economic and social impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the largest ever Trust Gap between the mass population and informed public has emerged in The Netherlands.

Edelman Trust Barometer measures trust amongst respondents in 28 markets, including the Netherlands, and investigates societal perceptions and expectations of the four major institutions—government, business, NGOs and media.  They asked my for my thoughts along 4 lines.

1. The infodemic

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Why we shouldn’t fear artificial intelligence

Contrary to popular belief, here are two talks that don’t assume that Robots and AI will kill us.

Jim Stolze argues that artificial intelligence is a lot like the “auto mobile” industry 100 years ago. And that in time this new technology too, will create new markets, new jobs and will turn out to be a solution to a problem we didn’t know we had.

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