How Digital Banking Can Protect Against Big Tech Invasion

Retail banking is being attacked by both small fintech firms as well as the big tech giants like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and others. The best defense that traditional financial institutions can use against this invasion is a strong, personalized digital banking offense. Artikel lesen

Bequemlichkeit schlägt alles, sogar deutsche Bedenken

Das nächste Interface für die digitale Welt wird die Stimme. Die Einstiegsdrogen von Amazon und Google verbreiten sich auch hierzulande schnell, und die Folgen werden so tiefgreifend sein wie beim Smartphone. Das ist witzig, weil das Zwiegespräch mit Netzrobotern Normalität geworden ist. Artikel lesen

The Six Laws of Technology Everyone Should Know

Three decades ago, a historian wrote six laws to explain society’s unease with the power and pervasiveness of technology. Though based on historical examples taken from the Cold War, the laws read as a cheat sheet for explaining our era of Facebook, Google, the iPhone and FOMO. Artikel lesen

Die 40 führenden HR-Köpfe

Die Manager Zu den ausgezeichneten Managern gehören: Oliver Burkhard (Thyssenkrupp) Prof. Dr. Rupert Felder (Heidelberger Druck) Ana-Christina Grohnert (Allianz) Roland Hehn (Heraeus) Dr. Christian Illek (Telekom) Frank Kohl-Boas (Google) Christoph Kübel (Bosch) Janina Kugel (Siemens) Prof. Dr. Artikel lesen

Welcome to the Era of the AI Coworker

Last fall, Google Translate rolled out a new-and-improved artificial intelligence translation engine that it claimed was, at times, “nearly indistinguishable” from human translation. Jost Zetzsche could only roll his eyes. Artikel lesen

Ray Kurzweil on Turing Tests, Brain Extenders, and AI Ethics

Inventor and author Ray Kurzweil, who currently runs a group at Google writing automatic responses to your emails in cooperation with the Gmail team, recently talked with WIRED Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson at the Council on Foreign Relations. Here’s an edited transcript of that conversation. Artikel lesen