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🎈 🔮 Societies and gods; AI’s better lesson; how good is Waymo; what we owe the future; magnetic humans, mammoths and dead products++ #210

Machine learning, science & invention; xenodesign; public data platforms; terror & technology; automation anxieties; graphene, allergies & lice++ #209

Micromobility—Unbundling of the Car

🔮 Social networks; computational biology; pointless MBAs; creative AI; violent video games, scale free networks & poop transplants++ #208

🔮 Designing babies; AI & causality; markets eat the world; peak car; octopus dreams, rat-brains, broken sneakers++ #207

The responsible AI imperative

🔮 After Neoliberalism, new economics; where AI works; on artificial consciousness; the end of employees; emoji, jetstreams & medieval trade++ #206

America’s approach to AI for defense

🔮 The privacy commons; mirrorworld; AI and geopolitical competition; morality, π and conscious fish++ #205

What is really happening in white-collar automation?

🔮 The Fortnite metaverse, blockchain & combinatorial innovation; faulting Facebook's business model; anger, UBI & Chinese data protection++ #204

How to think about micromobility

🔮 Cyborg sex; why micromobility matters; local social networks; the business of war; vegan meat, Iranian influencers, fat elements++ #203

On white collar automation

Technology: a tool or a weapon?

State of the Exponential: Automation, Ethics, Mobility

🔥🔥 Disrupting cars; where AI is heading; automating & inequality; the cause of Alzheimer's; fusion & folding phones++ #202

Is it your data?

🔮 Digital pollution; the Fortnite economy; the prospects for 5G; Lego, flexitarians & sunscreen #201

🔮 AI & climate change; blockchain and the internet; medicine meets AI; Alexa's growth, Apple's error; cheese, MOOCs, rotary phones++ #200

🔮 Apple & innovation; the fractality of geopolitics; AI & brains; energy progress; graphene, meat, smart toilets++ #199

2018

December 2018

🔮🌟 The top stories of 2018; reviewing my predictions; what to look forward to in 2019++ #198

🔮 The new authoritarianism; technological innovation; automating the middle class; Chinese clickfarms, meditation wars, Martian ice++ #197

🔮 The Bill of Data Rights; AI progress; the purpose of the corporation; geo-anthropology; Chinese chips, asexual rice & naughty seals++ #196

🔮 AI beyond deep learning; thinking about attention; European startups; green ships, cars and planes; subcultures, cephalopods & free houses++ #195

🔮 AI beyond deep learning; self-driving cars; thinking about attention; European startups; green ships, cars and planes; subcultures, cephalopods & free houses++ #195

🔮 Losing the information war; business in a box; CRISPR tinkering; principles of an AI society; fasting, vegan meat & decisions++ #194

November 2018

🔥 The future of blockchain; climate catastrophe; Zuckerberg's failures; unprejudiced Amazon Go; flat earthers, repetitive songs, wombat poop++ #193

🔮 Oh, Facebook! IQ, speeding evolution, slowing science; designing chatbots; Chomsky vs Piaget; clothes rental, exoplanets, the poop catalogue++ #192

🔮 Engineering biology; disrupting transport; the heartset; weaponised AI kids & faulty rewards++ #191

🔮 Eternal growth; superstar firms; AI vs Moore's Law; opensource rules; democracy in the age of AI; helium, vegans & the appendix++ #190

October 2018

🔮 The explosion in companies; predicting technology success; moral machines; beyond hard skills; Indian unicorns, billionaires & new words++ #189

🔮 Automation & deglobalisation; attention taxes; the blockchain lie; rethinking cities; dandelions, Alzheimer assets, quiet Finns++ #188

🔮 Knowledge, growth & the market economy; climate crisis; the value of trust; AI, data and health; cubesats, truck drivers and moonmoons++ 187

🔮 Cyberwar; the infrastructure phase; Amazon & AI; Tim's new web; amazing founders; secularization, microbiota & drone killers++ #186

September 2018

🔮 Softbank’s billions; co-living; platform economies; safe AI; Russian meddling; atoms, mosquitoes, urbanisation++ #185

🔮 Automation, jobs & skills; the electrification of everything; privacy; Chinese podcasts, octopuses & Fortnite++#184

🔮 Long-lived Apple; universal basic mobility; the IoT threat; proof-of-work's efficiency; the new social contract; sperm, bananas, voodoo++ #182

🔮 AI economies; tech nationalism; super freelancers; responsible platforms; mosquitoes & tennis players++ #182

🔮  The rights, ownership, economics & responsibilities of data. A special special. ++ #181

August 2018

🔮☀️ The AI economy; achieving optimism; blurring machine & human; future business models; peak car; bumper summer special++ #180

🔮 ⚡ Battery wars, China's labor unrest, the future of platforms and work, bluffocracy, Indian food and hypocognition ++ #179

🔮 AI & pedagogy; gene-editing for Mars; new robot vocabulary; caterpillars, whales and Bjork++ #178

🔥 🔮 Apple & the megacorps; blockchain blocked; the humanities crisis; the pros of algorithms & ethics of data; esports, coal & robotic hands++ #177

Coming soon

July 2018

🔮 Designing democracy; Amazon’s facial recognition; deep memes & fake ads++ #176

🔮 AI & the blockchain; automation & jobs; big tech vs big government; racism & bots; parking, cities & certainty++ #175

🔮 Quantum computing; face recognition & surveillance; firms, ethics & policy; the great restructuring; helium, populism & positive people ++ #174

🔮 Better VC; rebuilding the Web; self-driving snafus; cities meet tech; emoji, plasma & hipsters++ #173

🔮 Robots or jobs; crypto & the commons; power laws; peak screen, Fortnite & chocolate++ #172

June 2018

☀️🔮 Understanding Chinese tech giants; the current limits of our AI paradigm; tribal identity & future politics; genes, eels & cocaine++ #171

🔮 AI Nationalism; privacy; the limits of neoliberal techno-capitalism; traffic lights, Proxima Centauri & Airpods++ #170

🔮 Google & the Principles of AI; platforms, markets, firms & workers; Ant, bees & superheavy elements++ #169

🔮 The real AI threat; globalization enters a new phase; universal basic income; the state of the internet; causality, Fortnite, culture wars++ #168

April 2018

🔮 Jobs or no jobs; AI’s past guides its future; against metrics; pineapples, bacteria & influencers++ #163

🔮 AI is just beginning; global governance; the returns on deep learning; AI pay goes exponential, dolphin people & ketamine++ #162

🔮✨ Should AI be left to the market? Rights for robots. Measuring productivity & how to treat data. Prime number magic ++ #161

🔮 💥 The end of Windows; AI & the end of ; future work; China's social credit, renewables, Bible, and consciousness++ #160

🔮🐇 National AI; machine behaviour and moral machines; the limits of robots; sci-fi, Viagra and making friends++ #159

March 2018

🔮🎉 Third birthday special: Facebook’s problems; Uber’s crash; the world with AI everywhere; waste in India & sexual identities++ #158  

🔮 Crypto networks & cities, decarbonization, an AI Hippocratic oath, ride-sharing, black holes & 3D-printed sushi++ #157

🔮⚡ Toomas Ilves special: Sovereignty in the digital age; networked governments, dominant platforms & the two cultures ++ #156

🔮 Blockchain, incentive machine; surviving the gig economy; securing the new internet; matriarchal societies, male violence, Winnie the Pooh++ #155

February 2018

🔮 Becoming a centaur; creative destruction; virtual citizens; why decentralisation matters; power laws, peak oil & passwords ++ #154 

🔮⚡ Zeynep Tufekci special: Bitcoin, libertarian paradise? Hackers coming for ML; consequences of Facebook; YT's radicalization engine ++ #153

🔮 Automation & inequality; the death of clothing; deep learning’s godfather; punks, Swedish pop & exoplanets++ #152

🔮 How AI changed Amazon; bikes vs cars; the rise of the artisan; cloning yourself; panpsychism, talking Orcas and science in North Korea++ #151

2017

December 2017

🔮🎉 18 predictions for 2018 #146

🔮 🎄 In code we trust; the ethics economy; obsoleting programmers; my favourite books of 2017++ #145

🔮 Augmenting human intelligence; two views of the algorithmic enterprise; the new political economy; China, Estonia, dogs vs cats++ #144

🔮✨ AlphaZero; trustworthiness in AI; the future of work; cryptobubbles; shaking dice, Lenin as a mushroom++ #143

🔮 The intelligence explosion; how AI, smartphones and design impact the economy; Bitcoin’s trajectory; GM’s autonomous car; sleepy finches, PPT++ 142

October 2017

🔮⚡ Mustafa Suleyman special; fair society, fair tech; inflated unicorns; rethinking commons and trust; manservants and misogyny ++ #137

🔮 💥 The AI issue: progress, economy, jobs & learning; Tezos tantrum; paperclips, concrete, Soviet Woodstock++ #136

🔮 Self-conscious machines; attitudes to automation; trust in the platform age; urban mobility; online dating & society; roboroaches++ #135

🔮 Blockchains & human progress; the new gilded age; 3D printing vs globalisation; industrial farming; air taxis, tube trains, Uber driving ++ #134

🔮 🇨🇳 David Schlesinger China special; an AI-first digital economy; the state of surveillance; Party Congres; dental robots, Teslas & pandas ++ #133

September 2017

🔮 The sublime Apple Watch; tech, governments & regulation; bitcoin’s value; energy breakthroughs; tulips, octopuses & teens++ #132

🔮 iPhoneX & vertical integration; how robots change work; human evolution; blockchain & VC; voting dogs, vengeful politicians, rude mothers ++ #131

🔮 Predicting AI; return of the city-state; keeping below 2°C; machine learning’s privacy challenge; GoT, Satoshi, fake Americans++ #130

🔮 Cryptofunding takes on VC; Harvey & climate change; AI: profits & job losses; measuring AI; gut bacteria, the distracted BF & vacuum sealing++ 129 

August 2017

🔮🚀 Blockchains & tokens; Uber’s business plan; Apple & Tesla have prangs; Chinese AI; meatless meat, lava lamps & North Korean spies++ #128

🔮⭐ The internet & civil society; state of cryptocurrency; sexism in tech & economics; AI and art; large planets, cryonics & curing allergies++ #127 

🔮 💾 Dan Gillmor special; redecentralizing the Internet; innovative digital journalism; Apple vs privacy; climate, prison visits and emojis++ #126

🔮 Martha Lane Fox special. On power and technology; wellness in digital society; Jobs and Kalanick; Gore, Tufekci, Arendt++ #125  

July 2017

🔮🏖️ Optimism and progress; Musk v Zuck; designing cities; optimism; virality; the best of the best summer vacation special++ #124

🔮 AI & Moore’s Law; the end of the petrol car; sewbots, cobots, & sexbots; big data’s big advantage; cash in China++ #123

🔮⭐ Saul Klein special; Zebra economy, the rise of Chinafrica, crypto bubble bursting, teleporting ++#122

🔮 AI as distributed innovation; Facebook’s fake news admission; tech sexism; neoliberal overreach; drug discovery; online trolls & Minitel++ #121

🔮 AI's impact on the economy; the end of ownership; the rise of thought leadership; automating jobs; supply-side economics & new elements++  #120

June 2017

🔮 Uber and leadership; emotions at work; Apple's secrecy; quantum computing; McJobs, and electric planes ++ #119

🔮 Apple’s auto ambition; robots, humans, work & cheese; inconspicuous consumption; fake news; media futures; plastics, Goldman, Ibn Khaldun++ #118  

🔮 🚗 Apple & AI; investing in AI; the pathology of fake news; how big oil will die; bikes vs cars; digital therapeutics++ #117

🔮 Crypto tokens emerging; fair algorithms; stumbling robots; the $7 trillion transport opportunity; programmable matter, macaques, brains++ #116

May 2017

🔮🌞 When will AI exceed humans? Self-driving car jam; moderating Facebook; the disappearing computer; R2D2, helium, spiders++ #115 

🔮 The Facebook President; data & democracy; renewables ascendant;  Google's cloud AI ambitions; Chinese airliners, red meat & Mar-a-Lago++ #114 

🔮⚡️ Accelerationism; WannaCry & cybersecurity;  innovation in AI; unbiasing machine learning; Macron's honeypots, Brexit hiring, Nvidia++ #113 

🦉 IMPORTANT Service announcement from Azeem

🔮 The data monopolies; bikes vs cars; Schmidhuber on smart machines; can AI save science; personal space, hipsters & ketamine++ #112

April 2017

🔮 The myth of super AI; global energy optimism; startups vs companies; training AI; music as medicine; the Pontifex, Pyongyang & flying cars++ #111

🔮 Brain special: Neuralink, psychedelics, consciousness; digital monopolies; peak car, negative mass, healthy Italians++ #110

🔮🐰 Doughnut economics; algorithms & management; decentralisation; robot wars; Burger King, facial hair & terrible products ++ #109

🔮🗞 Publishing in the platform; globalisation; Google's deep learning chip; panpsychism, elephants, poo & graphene++ #108

🔮💊 Doctor AI; privacy & algorithms; adtech's failure; robots hurt jobs; collecting treasure, dishwashers, fasting++ #107

March 2017

🔮 Fake news; augmented reality; humans and work; rethinking intelligence; mail-order brides, phone romeos, Aristotle++ #107

🔮🎂 Belonging; the Facebook threat; autonomous vehicles get serious; video games vs work; robot lawyers, digital pickpockets and the A380++ #105

🔮 How AI will change the enterprise; robot friendships; quantum computing (maybe); Tinder select, time crystals, the connectome++ #104

🔮 After Uber; Snapchat's boom; tech ethics; curing cancer; preventing suicide; Sachs, Dennett & lucid dreams++ #103

February 2017

🔮 Facebook's bet on AI; taxing robots (or not); the changing nature of employment; outsmarting Intel; heroin in Philly; digital contraception; hoarding cobalt++ #102

🌟 Yuval Harari & dataism; future skills; rebundling business models; living & designing with algorithms; fake news; insecure dolls, Russians, butter++ #101

🔮💯 The future of jobs; beyond Moore's law; decentralization; the crisis of capitalism & democracy. 100th issue special++

🔮 Building safe AI; poker-winning AI; improving autonomous vehicles; national identity, Snapchat++ #99

January 2017

🔮 AI & emotional intelligence; blockchain & marketplaces; jobs of the future; Apple's failing products; exoplanets, metallic hydrogen & time crystals++ #98

🔮🔥 On progress; going long on AI; why basic income; President Trump; extreme weather; stem cells, graphene, alphabets++ #97

🔮 Automation, jobs and robots; iPhone is 10; the coming tech backlash; Lidar, young blood & Putin++ #96

🔮 Voice revolution; manipulating media; lessons from Luddites; deep learning predictions; octopuses, buffalo and Canadians++ #95

🔮 Happy ⓶⓪⓵⓻ Moore's Law, complex societies, inequality & more++ #94

2016

November 2016

🔮 After work; the rights of robots; what machine learning means for business; the state of the climate; tattoos, brains and turkeys++ #89

[RESEND] 🤖 Robot armies; tackling Facebook's fakes; scorching Arctic; the idea of progress; AI silicon architectures; Teslas, bikes and post-truth cat++ #88

🔮 The serious issue: after Trump, reforming Facebook, deep learning, dogs++ #87

🔮 Magic Leap; technological unease; explaining consciousness; intellectual property & AI; regulating the sharing economy; Trump bots, crows & feathers++ #86

October 2016

🔮 Uber vs workers; superhuman technology; future of media; exotic intelligence; robotic football & solar panels++ #85

🌟 Uber's growth; Apple in reverse; battery storage and corporate debt; AIs compose music; McMansions & Brexit++ #84

🔮 AI: the economy, policy, prejudice, practice; the power of true fans; trolley problems; Tesla's march; mobility in cities; Brexit, Trump & border collies++ #83

🔮 Post-capitalism & the city; the culture of AI; black boxes; Blackberry’s immolation; man-machine creativity; industrial farming; Burning Man, punk rock & deer-riding monkeys++ #83

🍂🌟 Design meets AI; Facebook's new mantle; Mars beckons; the deep learning boom; new monopolies; men, video games & swear words #81

September 2016

🎉🔮 Peak car; hardware eats software; sexbots; what killed newspapers; Maverick, Goose & homing pigeons++ #80

🔮 Robots, jobs, education; Comma.AI vs Tesla; rules of self-driving; iPhone 8; death of liberalism; stem cells beat paralysis; eagles, dolphins & Berlin++ #79

🔮 Algorithmic bosses; robots & our jobs; Facebook's new role; the end of the camera; globalisation; Pokémon, Shenzhen & Costa Rica++ 78

🔮 Human exceptionalism; the future of jobs; the Internet's gilded cage; VC returns; guns, dogs & New Yorkers++ #77

August 2016

🌟 Apple does AI; electric vehicles rewiring the economy; big data & free will; folding paper, cooperative chimps & KFC++ #76

🔮 Self-driving cars: what, when, how; tech's positive impact; the social contract under AI; vertical farming; South Sudan, Cuba, microbiota & the brain++ #75

🔮 Populist surges; getting AI to understand humans and humans to understand AI; post-capitalism; bitcoin & fat protocols; billionaires, Gopher & sharks++ #74

🔮 Demis Hassabis & controlling AI; the end of globalisation; beyond GDP; Trump and Putin; solving trolley problems; Snapchat, elephants & alien megastructures++ #73

May 2016

🔮 Algorithmic prejudice; humans vs robots; Apple's confusing AI signal; haptic touch; weighing blackholes; Sesame Street++ #64

🔥 Google's AI drive; what AI will do to humans; growth vs prosperity; how tech hijacks minds; new records in temperatures & renewables; skateboards, ducks & psilocybin #63

🔥 Apple's pivot; blockchain rising; design for everyone; controlling Facebook; politics after truth; Tuna, growth & Kit Kats++ #62

🌟 Exponential economies; new AI breakthroughs; going renewable fast; female robots; predicting badly; ketamine++ #61

🔮 The Internet economy; AI, robots & opensource; female bodyhackers; exponential business; emotional design; fairy tales++ #60

January 2016

🔥 AI & Go's relevance; Twitter's future; peak hipster; open-source futures; Windows XP++ #47

🌟 Machine learning's next ten years; Apple v Google; the Davos frat party; better boardgames; autonomous cars & cities++ #45

🔮 Platform economics and the sharing economy; bitcoin's failure; Microsoft's deep learning drive; Lithium rising; new brain transmissions++ #45

🌟 How the Facebook newsfeed controls us; the physics of life; Uber rising; the robot-human economy; accommodating superintelligence ++ #44

🔮The fragmenting economy; death of apps; winner take all in Silicon Valley; the tech breakthroughs of 2016++ #43

2015

December 2015

📲 Metadata article - correct URL #41 correction

🌟 Unique humans; drug-loving robots; controlling the ethics of AI; debunking AI myths; the Pope’s emoji; why hipster’s look alike++ #41

🔮What is AI? On the death of banks; light sabers; how we created the economy; autonomous weapons++ #40

Artificial intelligence has a break out year; the virtuous cycle in renewables; cult of the like; autonomous car snitches; consciousness & tigers++ #39

😷The best: the weirding world, AI & it's malcontents; attention capital & wealth++ #38

November 2015

💡Machine intelligence in practice; the internet, addiction & regulation; privacy, encryption & security; self-driving races; tech v climate change; Barbie's eavesdropping++ #37

🔮 AI, our doomsday machine; understanding Uber; computational languages; longevity as a luxury good++ #36

🌟Moore's law at 50; globalisation & terror; TensorFlow & Google's plan for AI; tech philanthropy; jetpacks++ #35

🔮 Artificial intelligence: at work, in management, for humanity; exponential scientists; Facebook vs Google; mean scripture kiddies; WeChat++ #34

👻 Attention capital & ethics; self-learning cars; blockchain & distributed trust; storage futures; measuring consciousness++ #33

September 2015

🎉🔮 Apple Car; the internet off switch; history of machine learning; platform business models; the best so far; birthdays++ #28

🌟 Algorithmic markets, AI toys, robo-factories, deep learning, scaling Uber, creative scientists, cocaine, the Martian++ #27

🔮 Uber's boss; VC secrets; the biocode; machine learning for fun & profit; climate change anxiety; whale society; social net maturity++

Robotics' cambrian explosion; wind power rising; Syria's climate connection; gender fluidity & designing for AI ++ Issue 25

August 2015

🔮 Saving the Web; Apple beats Hollywood; common sense computing; emotional design & tripping for free++ #24

The next Silicon Valley; life under abundance; death of TV; rethinking marriage; Uber++ #23

🌟 Kodak's implosion; BuzzFeed's explosion; networks and economies; ethics & algorithms; solar++ Issue 22

😍 Hooking up on Tinder; simulated reality; the climate catastrophe; women and robots; tons of AI++ Issue 21

🔥 The risk from AI; future of marriage; Uber; Apple & BMW hooking up++ Issue 20

May 2015

🔮Immortals, future medicine, AI ethics, Snapchat & more - Azeem's Exponential View - Issue 11

☀️ Watson, synthetic meat, disrupting law & robot sex - Azeem's Exponential View - issue #10

Azeem's Exponential View - Understanding the change, free energy, sexy deep learning & emoji: issue #9

Azeem's Exponential View - Schumpeter's delight, AI for profit & loss, brain hacking, super spiders

Azeem's Exponential View - Free energy, deep learning, Microsoft & Facebook: issue #7

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