Sometimes I get in this weird mindset: I see people including myself in terms of how much - or better said less - time somebody is potentially away from death. [...]
Human nature and our abilities are intertwined with collaborability. My statements about them are scattered all over Red Planet Dust. I wondered if a consistent image would arise when I would collect my statements.
High-frequency trading makes it apparent that in stock and other financial trading computer decision making is out pacing humans in speed and quality. Three issues spring to mind: (1) The impact of efficiency of markets on collaborability, (2) Our societal relationship with technology and (3) Decision making is shifting from humans to computers.
„Is technology governing us or are we governing technology?” GalleryAdaptability, Balance Group vs Individual, Circumstances, Collaborability, Decision Making, Evolution, Homo Collaborans, Human Abilities, Mega Trends, Question of the day
„Is our political system capable of managing rapid technological change?” When pressed I would be tempted to answer the question with a resounding YES! for I see abundant evidence around me we have done so very successfully. Actually it is one of the core abilities we humans have to adapt to changing conditions.
(1 minute reading time + 15+ minutes external article) As with Marc Andreessen's article "Why bitcoin matters" from three weeks ago I can recommend an other landmark article on crypto [...]
A regularly recurring theme at Red Planet Dust is the impact of IT-driven trends on decision-making and robosourcing, marketplaces and exchanges. "High Frequency Trading" is an exemplary example were technology [...]
In the early stages of Red Planet Dust I posted on my views on strategy and decision making in companies regularly. With Collaborability becoming more prevalent at Red Planet Dust [...]
In my regular daily newspaper NRC Handelsblad an article was published Monday last by Karen van der Wiel, Bas ter Weel and Casper van Ewijk called [translation RPD] "Exactly, science [...]
Big data will push out human factor more and more in decision-making. An interesting quote from the economist article "How might your choice of browser affect your job prospects?" underlines [...]
(This is part 3 of an article on crypto-currencies at Red Planet Dust. See for Part 1, Part 2) Human collaboration is based on trust. We do not have a [...]
In an earlier post I stated that we are changing due to the effects of placing our memory outside of our brains (aka “exomemory”) and suggested that is even taking [...]
Increasingly software is taking care of all kinds of decision making for persons and companies alike. At the same time we see the advent of the personal robot. Machines that [...]
As Sharon Jayson of USA Today reports University of Cambridge researchers predicted race, age, IQ, sexuality, personality, substance use and political views using Likes alone using a dataset of more [...]
One of the developing themes on Red Planet Dust is the way our personal and company decision-making is being influenced and even replaced by software. We are getting more dependent [...]
Yesterday I indicated that at some point in the nearby future business decisions will not only be helped by software programs but that the role of humans will change by [...]
IBM CEO Rometty says that "Big Data Are the Next Great Natural Resource": “With this emergence of big data and social mobility, you will in fact see the death of [...]
[Translation 16-05-13] "Strategy" is to understand the coherence of things to such an extend that a company can make the right choices on precisely those decisions that will have effects [...]